We all recognize Martin Luther King Jr. as the world’s most vocal African American social activist/reformist/revered pastor. He never knocked on doors; he pushed them with the voice of reason. Martin Luther Jr. refused to be cowered down in the face of racial segregation and racial injustices. What history doesn’t make noise about is his personal life, away from the streets.
Busy signal acknowledges Martin’s tireless efforts in his fantastic, thundering rendition of “Free Up.” This song denotes black leadership in part. The talented contemporary reggae artist begins his song with Martin Luther, categorizing him among key black reformists in a single paragraph:
“Martin Luther, black!
Malcolm X, black!
Marcus Garvey, black!
Barrack Obama, black!
Bill Clinton**, black!
Weh you think bout dat …”
Busy Signal spits some more in his rigorous rant on the notable achievements of these great black folk … “A whole heap a great Some a…
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