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Last Update 22/07/2015

Music has the power to transform, inspire, heal, uplift and create great joy in people’s life. Music is something that binds us as humans, as I don’t know anyone that doesn’t like music. Music moves people emotionally, physically, mentally and spiritually, and has great power to inspire and influence people. It are often the artists that have made an impact on people’s lives through the message that they expressed, that are the most celebrated and respected artists.
strangely this success doest inspire other singers to follow in these footsteps as we can see that most popular music being made are about relationships, Love and personal experiences. These songs can be wonderful to listen to, but they don’t really influence people on a higher level of consciousness. We also noticed that most people don’t even listen to the lyrics and the emphasis is more on the overall sound of the Music. We would like to see a change in this and put more importance on the lyrics because of the uplifting and Life/World changing possibilities that come with that.

GENRES

We have added Music from different genres, but all the songs contain some kind of positive and uplifting message (love songs included).
We know not everybody likes Reggae as much and that some people would like to listen to something else sometimes. And as this is not strictly a Rastafari and Reggae website, we want people with different tastes to find something that that they feel like.
It also shows the uniqueness of Reggae next to all other music forms because of the message and vibes we bring (especially the volume of it).
In this way we try to inspire other musicians that don’t sing Reggae, to make more positive music with some kind of uplifting message. This is something that has been lacking in all other Music genres. Naturally there are a lot of positive songs and singers out there, but if we look at the influence that Music has on people we would think a lot more uplifting lyrics would be coming from them. Unfortunately this is not really the case, but the potential is enormous. We just want to assist in unleashing this potential.
Some of the artists (not many) we share might be frowned upon because they are mostly known for their aggressive and negative music (like Mavado or Bushwick Bill), but we will only share the positive songs that they made. We have done this to encourage them and to show that there is good in us even if we are distracted from positivity most of the time and that we can change for the better. It also sends a strong message to the people that like to listen to their negative songs, maybe influencing them in a positive way.

(if anyone knows more positive singers or songs in the genres we have here, please let us know because I&I am less acquainted with these other music genres.)

REGGAE

Music is the Rod, and We are Moses.

Words from Reggae Star Garnet Silk and very true, because Reggae is much more then just a Genre.
It is the Rod for musicians that are in most cases true Rastafari and bring forth the message of YAH, this vehicle has the potential to awaken and deliver the children of Ysrayl back to the Promised land just like Moses did in his own way in his time.

Reggae is the best example of what potential Positive music has for people, Reggae is al about the Message…and has Proven to help so many people learn about themselves, others and the world in general. Truly the most inspiring music that we have and we would like to make people more aware of this.

We would like to encourage people to pay more attention to the lyrics, because Reggae is all about teaching and sharing knowledge, and once people get to learn more about it Reggae can have much more meaning and can give more wisdom, knowledge, overstanding and pleasure to the people. A lot of people don’t listen to the lyrics and don’t really get the full experience that Reggae offers. Some people say they don’t overstand the words, but Jamaican or Patois is mostly english with a certain accent and some grammatical twists, so it should not be too difficult to learn for english speaking people. Sometimes people might not overstand all the words but the main message is there and easy to find… (click Here to learn some basics of patois, if you want more overstanding) We have made a large collection of Reggae songs that show what Rastafari is all about, also we are making a collection of lyrics to make it easier to overstand the songs better. The songs are in a certain order, also to help overstand what the lyrics, Reggae and Rastafari is about.

order of songs:
1. songs about YAH or Haile Selassie.
2. songs about Ifrica, Zion, Ysrayl and Repatriation.
3. songs about Mothers and Fathers.
4. songs about Living in Love.
5. songs about Herb.
6. songs about babylon and the hardships of living there
7. songs about Judgement
8. songs about Revolution
9. songs about Freedom.
10. songs about general Upliftment and Positivity.
11. songs about Love for a woman/man

These are the main subjects Reggae artists sing about, Iveryone in their own way but the message is simple and remains the same.
People can find the best conscious Reggae and Dancehall singers here (more then 300) ass well as new talent to teach us something about Life and Rastafari.

SUPPORT

Although the music presented here is Free because of youtube, it is meant for promotional and educative use and we strongly urge to support these musicians.
Most known reggae artists don’t earn as much as other music stars and often still live a simple and humble Life and also give a lot back to the family and community. Reggae singers are trying to help us in the struggle of Life, working for human upliftment. So let’s support them helping us and keep the cycle of giving flowing.
We know many people don’t have enough money to buy a lot of cd’s, so for the less fortunate this is a good place to enjoy and learn from the music. For the people fortunate enough to have some spending money, we encourage to buy some cd’s or songs instead of only downloading them or listening online. This will help the Reggae and thus Life industry a lot.
What is interesting to see is that every other music genre that is uploaded on youtube will usually get deleted pretty fast because of copyright laws being broken and the big american music companies taking action to prevent their music being listened to for free. Reggae labels don’t seem to have a big problem with this, and we give thanks for this as it a testimony of our sharing nature and made it possible to express the livity of RASTAFARI. With this website we aim to give something back for this in the form of potentially increased sales and performances as we intend to reach a wide music listening public who would not have had the opportunity to get to know about us.
We have made personal pages for the artists and added links to websites where people can buy their music. Also we have provided a biography of all the singers and contact information along with interviews to encourage bookings for concerts.

We Give Thanks for all Positive and Uplifting Music Artist out there, Bless I 

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