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Awakening Songs: Buju Banton's Favourite Music
Zakiya Mckenzie , July 29th, 2020 09:41

As Buju Banton releases his first album in a decade, he guides Zakiya Mckenzie through the songs that shaped him, from discovering dancehall on the school minibus to collaborating with Pharrell Williams

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Gregory Isaacs – ‘One Man Against The World’
Gregory Isaacs and I share the same birthday, and I relate to him and this song in so many ways. ‘One Man Against The World’ has been relevant to me since I was 19 years old and some very evil people came around to destroy me and bring me down. So many people came around to hurt me at that time and it was this song that comforted me. Everybody is looking for some kind of comfort, everyone is looking for a comforter, this song really helped me through it. So, I share my experiences with the world and try to be better today for I know that I had a close one yesterday and Jah put an angel over me. These are songs that mean so much to me.


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