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Afro-soul rooted in Jamaican dancehall, ragga, and reggae music.
"23rd Psalm," "Voice of Jah"
Devoutly Rastafarian, with a special aversion to war ("Guns and Bombs") and famine ("Sudan") and a special affection for Scripture, interpreted his way.
ROLE MODEL STATUS
Having spent the last seven years outgrowing his youthful reputation for sexually and socially abrasive lyrics and stances, Mr. Banton has become a respected practitioner of Rastafarianism and an advocate of politically correct solutions (i.e., condom usage) to global crises (i.e., AIDS).