On January 27th, Putumayo World Music will release winstrol steriod African Reggae. This collection is, in part, an homage to Bob Marley’s powerful impact on African music, as February 6th will mark his 64th birthday. African Reggae features selections by outstanding African musicians who have built upon Jamaica’s ‘golden age of reggae’ in the 1960s and 1970s by weaving together traditional and modern sounds into a vibrant musical fabric.
When reggae evolved from ska after Jamaica’s independence in 1963, it quickly dropped its seeds in Africa, the true land of its origin. Pioneering Jamaican artists Desmond Dekker and Jimmy Cliff were African favorites in the 1960s, followed in the next decade by Bob Marley, whose songs of African unity and liberation and concerts in Africa inspired all of the artists on this CD.
There is an uninterrupted connection between the cultures of Africa and Jamaica as African instruments, rhythms and chants were brought to the Americas and the Caribbean by slaves,eventually becoming blues, rhythm and blues, funk, jazz gospel and reggae. Nigerian reggae artist http://garrisonmiddleschool.org/firm/neb.php?is-testosterone-a-steroid-hormone is testosterone a steroid hormone Majek Fashek has said, ‘If I was born in Jamaica, I’d still be an African. I do not
play Jamaican reggae. Reggae is African.’
African Reggae vividly illustrates how African artists have kept the spirit of roots reggae alive from Cape Town to Cape