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Old 09-06-2020, 01:07 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by DJ Sepia View Post
I'll be devil's advocate here, and suggest that the establishment doesn't like hearing unfiltered black expression on the airwaves... Some of the most powerful reggae has deep cultural value as an expression of suffering, history and empowerment. This challenges the dominant cultural narrative in many Western countries.
That sounds about right. But hasn't it always been the case? Reggae listeners have never been part of the mainstream.
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