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Micah Shemaiah: The Man, Music and Message • Boomshots
Interview with The Original Dread During Yaadcore’s recent sets in New York at Downtown Top Ranking with Deadly Dragon Sound at The Delancey and Sattama Sundays with Stateside Revolution at Bar 13, he played several Micah Shemaiah tunes that ignited the dance floor with skanking and flickering of lighters. Based on the audience response to his music, we interviewed The Original Dread and discovered that this artist has a breadth of experience which impacts his music and message. Interview After The Jump… Interview Charlene: Hail up Micah Shemaiah di Original Dread Micah Shemaiah: Hail up! Yes I, Give Tanks Charlene:I understand you and Yaadcore did a big show in Trinidad recently. How were the vibes similar and different from that in Jamaica? Micah Shemaiah: The vibes were nice because I grew up as part of the 12 Tribes and there is a lot of 12 Tribes in Trinidad. The youts are really into conscious music in a way that is similar to Jamaica. The only difference is soca is the predominant music in Trinidad. Despite this there is the same Rastafarian spirit. Charlene: How was your childhood and how did you come …