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From jamaican sound clashes of the 1950s to dj kool herc and beyond, soundsystem culture has played a pivotal role in music's evolution. This article looks at jamaican funeral traditions and is part of a series that highlights how different cultures care for their dead. Given that it makes up a relatively small proportion of the island's population, the influence of rastafari religion on jamaican musical culture,.
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