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Posts from the ‘Reggae & World’ category

Hitting the Note Divine

A recent TED talk, The Surprising Need for Strangeness, emphasized the need for us to connect with people who are different from ourselves. Doing so helps us discover new ideas and avoid sameness. This notion can also be applied to music.

The Lion of Africa

When Africa’s iconic roots-reggae legend Alpha Blondy returned home to Ivory Coast last winter – cancelling his February 25 concert at Metropolis – the post-election violence…