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Reggae, oh man. It’s the ultimate music. The positivity. The musicality. The whole cultural expressionism of it. The danceability. Just the cool factor. The melody factor. Some of it comes from a religious place. If there were a competition of who makes the best religious music, it would definitely be the Rastafarian reggae.
You put music in categories because you need to define a sound, but when you don’t play it on your so-called radio stations that claim to be R&B or jazz or whatever… All music is dance music. But when people think of dance music, they think of techno or just house. Anything you can dance to is dance music. I don’t care if it’s classical, funk, salsa, reggae, calypso; it’s all dance music.
People are like, ‘What do you mean you don’t listen to 115 different types of music?’. You can’t just listen to The Smiths anymore. But then there are plenty of people that do only listen to five bands and six albums and that’s it. My playlists are massively varied. There’s never a theme throughout, it’s never like everything is based in funk or based in reggae or whatever. It’s 210BPM gabber-style techno and 40BPM reggae in the same list and it’s like, yeah, they work.
Our past as well as our future. It could have been completely destroyed when we were brought to the New World as slaves. They even took away our drums. And I don’t want to talk about all those negative things going on. But its music is more present in our lives than ever. Blues, samba, calypso, reggae, jazz, salsa, Africa is everywhere.