The First Rasta


In recent years the impact on reggae music from Rastafari seems to have got lost.

And yet without rasta where would reggae music be? So many concepts like 'Babylon' a one word concept which came from Rastafari through reggae music into the world. A word that can apply to a person as well as an oppressive left or right!

This excellent DVD produced by Helene Lee goes right back to the very roots of Rastafari. And a very interesting journey it is. Learn how Leonard Howell reached out and was respected by the Chinese and Indian communities on the Island.

Reaching out is what reggae music as been doing since time. And its no surprise to learn it was a concept learned from Rastafari.

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