You seems to be always quoting what various reggae artist sing in their songs, you are nothing but a reggae rasta. You came along with that reggae-matic climate, which flowed when Bob Marley got his promotion break, and was so over worked by the white world, to make themselves rich. Bob Marley was over worked by appearing in 57 Cities in 59 days, that was just too much work for a brother, but because they had the financial handle, and Bob had the blade of poverty, he just went along with it, as tired as he was at times.
After 500 years of downpression, he just wanted to survive and make a little finance for his family.
When we as African Liberators speak about Repatriation, Reparation, and compensation, we are speaking about the Europeans correcting the criminal activities which were committed against African people everywhere. We are not talking about migration, migration is not Repatriation. If people want to migrate they can migrate, and if they do not want to migrate that is their own business based on the level of their consciousness as African people. But make no mistake about it, when we speak about Repatriation, we are talking about practical restoration, of African people to their original home in Mama Africa. The cost for Repatriation must be paid for by England, Porugal, France, Belgium, Germany, Italy, and all those Nations who took part in the criminal act of slave trading activities, and all those who, also benefit from these crimes.
Why can't you just be honest with yourself, the legacy of slave trading activities is sitting in your lap, because the wealth which was made from slavery, sustained your ladies and your babies, since it was passed on to the following generations of Europeans. So today, you represent your slave masters ancestors, and we as black people represent our ancestors who were robbed and brutalized across the dreadful middle passage. It is really a shame that you are describing yourself as a rasta and you refuse to be honest, and to speak on these very serious matters.
You are also profiteering of reggae music. A music which got its name from son black childern, who there at the Recording Studio of Duke Reid the Trojan, and after the musicians which included Aubrey Adams the great pianoist, were listening to what they had recorded, the children while dancing to the music, said that the music was going reggae reggae, and they just decided to call it reggae, and now you are producing reggae shows and making some money from time to time. You must really try to understand that reggae is not rasta, reggae is just a form of music which can be exploited by exploiters like any other forms of music. The only reason why you and others try to act as if reggae is rasta, is because Bob Marley recorded some rasta songs, and also recorded the UNTIL speech of Ras Tafari Makenon, and as a result you are all jumping on the religious band waggon, just to see how much money you all can make, that is all there is to it.
Many reggae artist also started to dread their hair, because Bob Marley flashed his dread while he was performing, so now every one try to put a few words about Rastafari in their songs, or some verse out of the bible, maybe a spalms of David, hoping that those lyrics will give them a hit song. The plain truth is that Europeans, cannot be satisfied with equality, they always have to have more than the owners and Crators of the property. In the music industries they dictates everything, and here you are now building a rasta villge, so that you can dictate everything since it will be your rasta village, which you build with your own money, it is not a Reparation contribution, it is you who is building a rasta villge. So Iyinde is right, the Europeans are always taking all or more than others, regardless who are the Creators or originators of the work.
Again I send many oceans of blessings and self determination to African people everywhere.
ONE BLACK HEART ONE BLACK LOVE
Baba Ras Marcus.
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