One Love, One Woman-Sister Carol

The presence of someone who is all about good is easily recognizable by the radiant glow, and Sister Carol certainly brought that presence to the Majestic last night. Known as the “Black Cinderella” and “Mother Culture,” Sister Carol has led the way for women in reggae. Her music is rich with cultural heritage & infused with a vital social consciousness that permeates every aspect of life in the new illennium. Who knew that the thriving dancehall scene in New York City in the 70’s would lead Sister Carol to a path that would include movies, albums, television appearances and a Grammy nomination for her highly regarded 1996 release, Lyrically Potent. Having won talent contests in both Jamaica and New York, Sister Carol was offered an opening slot for one of Jamaica’s finest vocal trios, The Meditations, who had provided harmony vocals for Bob Marley. Bringing her greater recognition and a wider audience, as well as firmly establishing her as a cornerstone of the dancehall/dj movement, this opportunity opened the door for her to record her first two records, Liberation for Africa & Black Cinderalla. The energy from the evening is still strong within my spirit and the blessing of one love, one people has been brought to life by Sister Carol’s being, see her when you can.

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