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Learn how to build a guitar stand

Do you play guitar? YouTube user Nick Rowan made a video that teaches how to build a wooden guitar stand.
01/07/2020
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The history of Rastafarianism part VIII

For those who are still living in the Caribbean, many Rastafari believe that the only way to live clean and
24/06/2020
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How to build a Record Player Cabinet with Vinyl Storage

Youtuber Chris Kastner, specialized in DIY building, made an awesome video for music lovers. It’s a Record Player Cabinet with
23/06/2020
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THE HISTORY OF RASTAFARIANISM PART VII

On the last article about the history of Rastafarianism, we talked about how there is no official Rastafari marriage ceremony.
22/06/2020
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The success of Lila Iké on America

Jamaican singer Lila Iké is receiving widespread attention for her debut EP, “The ExPerience”. Unlike artists like Rihanna, whose Barbados accent
22/06/2020
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The history of England’s Punk-Reggae Hybrid

In December 1976, Bob Marley had survived an assassination attempt in Jamaica. This took him to seek refuge in London
15/06/2020
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Watch Bob Marley’s 1977 ‘Live at the Rainbow’ Concert in Full

It’s now possible to see ‘Live at the Rainbow’ concert on YouTube. The performance by Bob Marley and The Wailers
13/06/2020
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Hear Bob Marley Perform “No Woman, No Cry” on This Day in 1978

On this day, June 8, in 1978, reggae legend Bob Marley and his band, The Wailers, performed two shows at
08/06/2020
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The history of Rastafarianism part VI

Rastafari took a verse from Leviticus 21:5 that says, “they shall not make baldness upon their head.” Rastas interpreted that
05/06/2020
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The history of Rastafarianism part V

Even though Rastas follow a lot of passages in the Christian Bible, Rastafarians celebrate Christmas on January 7th, since this
04/06/2020
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The history of Rastafarianism part IV

Rastafarians avoid meat, do not eat pork, and consume a lot of fruits and vegetables. They also don’t drink coffee,
03/06/2020
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43 years ago Bob Marley and The Wailers released “Exodus”

On this day in 1977, Bob Marley & The Wailers released their classic album, “Exodus”. The album released by Island
03/06/2020
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The history of Rastafarianism part III

There are three different sects of Rastafari: Bobo Shanti, The Nyahbinghi Order, and The Twelve Tribes of Israel. The Nyahbinghi
31/05/2020
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The history of Rastafarianism part II

Continuing after part I, on April 21, 1966, Selassie visited Jamaica. A massive crowd came to welcome him, with a
29/05/2020
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The history of Rastafarianism part I

Rastafari has roots in the prophecies of Marcus Garvey, who is considered a Rastafari prophet. In the 1920’s, Garvey started
28/05/2020
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The origins of Jamaican Patois

Jamaican Patois, or Patwa, is an English-based creole language, called Jamaican Creole by linguists, that have West African influences. It
27/05/2020
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Documentary “Cowspiracy”

“Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret” is a documentary released in 2014 that explores the impact of animal agriculture on the environment
26/05/2020
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Do you know which song was the first reggae track to be released?

The first popular reggae song ever recorded and released is “Do the Reggay” from Toots and the Maytals. Released in
25/05/2020
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