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  • interview February 2, 2016

    From Morant Bay to Tivoli Gardens: Lloyd D’Aguilar of the Tivoli Committee

    Jamaican social activist and radio broadcaster Lloyd D’Aguilar is a founding member of the Tivoli Committee, a pressure group that aims to make those responsible for the 2010 storming of Tivoli Gardens to be held publicly accountable for their actions. … Read more »

  • discography-hip-deep February 1, 2016

    “State of Emergency” Playlist

    Playlist of songs heard on the “State of Emergency” Hip Deep program. Big Youth, “Political Confusion” Jackie Mittoo and Soul Vendors, “Drum Song” (instrumental) Al T Joe, “Independence Time Is Here” Roland Alphonso “Adam’s Apple” (instrumental) Baba Brooks, “Country Town” … Read more »

  • interview February 1, 2016

    Of Musical Resistance and Safety Locks: Herbie Miller on the Role of Music in Political and Social Change in Jamaica

    Photo©David Katz. Not to be reprinted without permission. Afropop’s David Katz and Saxon Baird interviewed Herbie Miller at his home in Kingston, Jamaica on Feb. 7, 2015. A former manager of both Peter Tosh and the Skatalites, Mr. Miller is … Read more »

  • botb January 26, 2016

    Best of The Beat on Afropop: From Marcus to Marley–Prophecy and Reggae Music

    To enhance and expand upon one of the topics discussed by Dr. Clinton Hutton in his interview “Got to Go Back Home” for the Hip Deep program “State of Emergency, ” “Best of The Beat” presents a fascinating feature from … Read more »

  • botb January 24, 2016

    Best of The Beat on Afropop: Dub Poet Oku Onuora

    To accompany Afropop’s latest Hip Deep program, we offer two Beat magazine articles on the outspoken and controversial Jamaican dub poet Oku Onuora, who was recently interviewed for “State of Emergency: Reggae Reflections on Jamaica’s Partisan Politics,” produced by Saxon … Read more »

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