Damian Marley on 5 Great Reggae Protest Songs

Bob Marley's youngest son shouts out Capleton, Bounty Killer, his brother Ziggy and more

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Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, "Problems"

I decided to choose something a little bit unexpected here and go for a Melody Makers song off their One Bright Day album. My brother Ziggy is such an underrated writer. The Melody Makers did some really great work and it seems like some people don't remember. This song isn't very well known, but the lyrics on this are crazy! He's breaking down all the different kinds of problems – starvation, sufferation, segregation – and saying we've got to solve them. I can almost hear a rapper or a dancehall DJ on the chorus.

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