Rise Up
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More records are released per capita in Jamaica than any other nation in the world; despite a long history of poverty, political instability and crime, the island's music scene has had a powerful global impact, and many Jamaicans see music as their best opportunity to make something of themselves. Documentary filmmaker Luciano Blotta takes a look at three artists struggling to make themselves heard in a small country overflowing with talent in the documentary Riseup. Turbulence is a Rastafarian dancehall toaster whose lyrical skills, charisma and exceptional voice have made him an… More

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"Rise Up is all about reggae, the heartbeat of Jamaica, where music happens everywhere, expressing people's rage and indignation, as well as their hope and aspirations."
‑ Jennifer Merin, About.com
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