The reggae superstar discusses his friendship with Joe Strummer, his appreciation for Katy Perry and his role as an ambassador of Jamaican music.
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Reggae giant Jimmy Cliff is a gentle soul whose most legendary songs appeared on the soundtrack to the 1972 film The Harder They Come. In many ways, his aging voice sounds better than ever in this short concert at the NPR Music offices.
I live with caesium-137.
My name is H.Kobayashi. I am an owner. I was born in 1958. I am a worker. In my house, Yokohama, Japan. I like reggae. I make it. My music is Orient-like and danceable. It is very individual. Listen to my music.
"M.I.A’s ‘Galang’ , Aphex Twin’s ‘Jynweythek Ylow’, Shackleton’s ‘Tin Foil Sky’, The Banker and Beethoven ‘Adagio Sostenuto’." From http://www.nialler9.com/2009/02/09/kaboogie-label-sampler-vol-2/