Jah Itagaki's REGGAE LIFE
   This Day in Reggae
and Nubian, Rasta, herb and related history

 February 28
1968: H.I.M. Haile Selassie I makes a speech in California.
It is quoted into "War" by Bob Marley.

 February 29
----: Mr. Peppa (Arael Walters) is born.
1957: Lincoln Valentine 'Style' Scott [Roots Radics/Dub Syndicate; drums] is born.
1972: PNP (People's National Party) led by Michael Manley wins the general election and ends ten years of JLP (Jamaican Labour Party) rule in Jamaica.

 March 1
1739: Britain is forced to sign a peace treaty with Maroons in Jamaica.
1927: Harry Belafonte (Harold George Belafonte, Jr.), American singer ("Banana Boat Song", "Jamaica Farewell"), is born in Harlem, New York City, USA. DAAAAY-O!
1945: Burning Spear is born in St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica.
1958: Ethiopia Africa Black International Congress Church Of Salvation established by the Rt. Hon. King Emmanuel Charles Edwards, as the embassy to land all ROYAL ETHIOPIAN SUBJECTS in Jamaica and the diaspora, under their own vine and fig tree Ethiopia / Africa.
1996: March on Kingston for legalize ganja
Rastafarians from all over the island concentrated in Kingston and joined in the demonstration march for the sole object of legalize ganja for use right purpose. The chant with congo drums and niyabinghi harmonized with smoke of herb, the event finished peacefully amid the watching of the police.
2001: Shaggy's album "Hot Shot" [MCA] is certified Multi (5.0) Platinum by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America).

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