Buju Banton aims for the feet as well as spirit

Buju Banton aims for the feet as well as spirit

Reggae music begat the dancehall style, but that doesn’t mean the relatives are especially close. Reggae, as Bob Marley, Burning Spear and the like conceived it, was music for the mind, concerned primarily with the messages of tolerance, resisting oppression, and devotion to God. Dancehall was aimed at the feet, its emphasis on raising the temperature of a roomful of people.

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