May 2008 - Before Buju Banton became
part of what many call the "Rasta
Renaissance" during the early 1990's,
he was already part of the top of Dancehall
Music. This video captures him before he
started growing his dreadlocks.
is minimalistic, the band is four members
strong, Buju is energetic: Dancehall in 1992
made many people wonder "where Reggae
has gone too". They blamed the computer
and programming, but they will get the same
idea while watching Buju and band perform.
chaotically looking concert is in fact an
explosion of energy where Reggae, DUB and
basic rhythm comes together to serve as
foundation for Buju Banton's impressive
appearance. An impression that offended more
people than just those that did not know how
to musically apprecilove Dancehall.
second part of the video, he performs one of
his major "controversial" tunes
that made the homosexual lobby show their
cultural ignorance and intolerant behavior
once more when they started to call for a
ban on Reggae music in the 1990's.
This, and a
great duet with a crucial singer, as well as
more niceness for the eye and ear can be
found in this crucial video from -allready-
16 years ago!