“To call these songs protest songs is almost redundant,” says Damian Marley of a playlist he put together for Rolling Stone. “Reggae is a very ‘speak your mind’ kind of genre. That’s what the music is for; that’s what it does. Reggae music speaks out without any apology and talks the whole truth without fear, even if it’s an offense to the bigger heads who may be in a position of power. All of these songs do that.” Marley, whose new album Stony Hill hit in July, shared his thoughts on the tracks below.