How Jamaica Conquered the World

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America is a nation steeped in tradition, and the words we speak, ideas we share, values we admire and the freedoms we defend can all be traced to our shared history.The podcast is called American History Tellers.They will take you to the event
How Jamaican Dancehall music has influenced the music of Latin America, from the digging of the Panama canal to dominance of Dominican Dembow. See for privacy and opt-out information.
The team (consisting of Devon Harris, Dudley Stokes, Michael White, and last minute replacement Nelson Stokes) debuted at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alberta. There they quickly became a fan favorite largely because of their status pos
He rose through the ranks of the US Army to be the Head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the 65th secretary of state but his story started in Harlem and with his Jamaican parents. See for privacy and opt-out information.
This is a review and Kickstarter episode. We look back at the some of the show's highlights and why I decided to document the spread of Jamaica culture around the world. To donate please go to
The story of how the sound of Jamaica became the sound of Britain's second city and how its bands went world wide. The story of Musical Youth, Steel Pulse and UB40. See for privacy and opt-out information.
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The Jamaican influence on The Big Apple has touched all aspects of the city's life. A Jamaican started started Hip Hop, Jamaican Panamanians gave birth to Reggaeton and Brooklyn's population alone is 10% Jamaican. See for priv
Jazzie B grew up in North London and fell in love with Jamaican Sound Systems. He went on to have the biggest Sound System in the world and he created a new sound that united Jamaican reggae with American soul. His bass fused driven music captu
When the West Indies cricket team finally lost a test series after nearly 20 years, Jamaica turned it's back on the sport and embraced football with gusto. This is the story of how Jamaica qualified for the 1998 World Cup and how an English man
Until Beijing 2008 Jamaica had only won 6 gold medals in 60 years of Olympic participation. In 2 weeks that summer it gained another 6, an achievement that rocked the world and the island and give rise the superstar that is Usain Bolt. See acas
As the house music and the rave scene swept the UK in the late 80's and early 90's, Sound System culture fused with urban London to create an "Incredible" sound that became know as Jungle. See for privacy and opt-out informati
We take a departure in our normal routine and interview Michael Goldwasser of Easy Star All Stars about their latest album Thrillah, a reworking of Michael Jackson's Thriller See for privacy and opt-out information.
Toronto is not only Canada's largest city but its also the Canadian capitol of reggae and the home of its Jamaican population. This is the story of immigration and integration. See for privacy and opt-out information.
In 1948 Arthur Wint won Jamaica's first gold at the London Olympics. He was the first of a long line of Jamaican track heroes, the Usain Bolt of his day, this is his story. See for privacy and opt-out information.
When Jamaican immigrants came to London, they didn't only bring music, they also brought language patterns that would change "Cockney" the London dialect forever. This is the story of the rise of Jafaican in innercity London. See
By the mid 80's the sound of reggae was to change forever. Computers brought in a new vibe that was to turn the music "digital" and a new style, Dancehall, was born. See for privacy and opt-out information.
In the 70's Reggae hit Japan. The land of the rising sun took it to its heart and 20 years later a Japanese sound system was crowned the best in the world! See for privacy and opt-out information.
He is the most influential musician of the 20th century, He sang about oppression, justice and love. His music and legacy has touched people from all over the globe. See for privacy and opt-out information.
Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley, was a Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician. Marley remains the most widely known and revered performer of reggae music, and is credited with helping spread both Jamaican music and the Rastafari movement to a worldw
Rasta is a spiritual movement. It arose in the 1930s in Jamaica and Bob Marley helped spread it's message of peace and one love across the world in the 70's through his music, this is their story. See for privacy and opt-out i
Dub grew out of reggae music in the 1960s and 70s. Get ready to be taken to a cliff and dropped into a sea of bass, as we explore Dubs start and how it has influenced other forms of electronic music. See for privacy and opt-ou
At the end of the 70's a new sound came out of England. It was the meeting of Reggae and a more pop and soul influenced vibe, it was born in London and was called Lovers Rock. See for privacy and opt-out information.
In the 70's Britain's, Jamaican population starts to assert its own musical and cultural footprint. From this decade comes a flowering musical energy, a reimaging of identity through Jamaican Ska. See for privacy and opt-out i
When Jamaican Clive Campbell went to New York, he started a new musical style that was to rewrite musical norms throughout the world. He is credited with originating Hip Hop. See for privacy and opt-out information.
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