13 Apr 2013


From RNZ Music, 4:00 pm on 13 April 2013

As a youngster Jacob Hemphil had to take shelter from flying bullets in a bathtub during a coup in Liberia, where his father worked at the time. Years later he heard Bob Marley's Exodus and the African infused reggae classic awoke memories of his childhood in Monrovia. Now based in Arlington, Virginia, we hear music from his dreadlock eight-piece band.