Gabi Drusinsky Music 129A, assignment #2 1/19/10 Rastafarian glossary Marcus Garvey one of the first people who encouraged blacks to be proud and embrace their heritage. Garvey founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA), hoping to unite black people from all around the globe. Babylon most Jamaican Rastafarians refer to the competitive commercial world as this. Can also be viewed as the “white” world. Locksmen Rastas who grow their hair in dreadlocks, tend to smoke marijuana (“ganja ”) as a holy sacrament, and are usually the most socially outcast. Burru a type of music which was considered disgraceful, wild, and uncivilized. Eventually joined forces with the locksmen to keep the African culture alive.
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This note was uploaded on 08/11/2010 for the course MUS 129A MUS 129A taught by Professor Graham during the Winter '10 term at UC Davis.