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Rap has its roots in Reggae. Years ago, Jamaican DJs would talk or sing over recorded songs. Reggae artists brought this sound to New York, where it gained popularity at dances, and was finally released in 'Planet Rock' by Zulu Nation.
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BOB MARLEY

If you can create that one special sound that sets you apart, then you will be a legend. Glenn Miller did it, the early rockers did it, and so did Bob Marley. A special beat, a special feeling just carries you away. Well, ME away, anyway. The so-often-called-legendary Bob Marley was not ‘manufactured’ like so many other stars. He developed his sound in a grass roots movement from the poverty-stricken neighborhoods of his native Jamaica, a genuine original.


When I listen to his music, sometimes crooning, sometimes strident, I feel an honesty lacking from other artists, who ‘sample’ songs from a better period, or any period, without any of the feeling of the original.
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Bob Marley & the Wailers: Keep on Skanking

In concert in London

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