LargeUp Exclusive: Former Jamaican PM Selects 15 Jamaican Music Classics From the Last 50 Years
Last week, President Barack Obama revealed the contents of his iPod to Cincinatti radio station WZIF. Some Jay-Z, Eminem, The Fugees, Gil Scott-Heron, Coltrane, Miles… Not bad. But when it comes to powerful political playlists, former Prime Minister of Jamaica, Edward Seaga, may have the best. Our brethren at LargeUp asked Seaga to select ten of his favorite Jamaican classics from VP Records’ recently released Reggae Golden Jubilee—Origins of Jamaican Music box set.
And he came back with 15 picks!
Seaga’s list goes from the old (Prince Buster‘s “Wash Wash”) to the new (Etana‘s “Roots”) and is quite thorough!