BOB MARLEY- "wudda Nevva"- GO ALONG WITH IT. FUTILE ATTEMPTS TO DESECRATE AND TO DESTROY MY CREATED REGGAE, AND THE SPIRITUALITY OF RASTAFARI WILL NOT PREVAIL. I RAS CARDO FROM TRENCH TOWN-REGGAE CREATOR- SAY THAT TRUTH!.
(c) Excerpts from Ras Cardo speaks. A reggae education for a healing of the nations. All Global rights reserved/ Ras cardo copyrighted works.
WRITTEN WITHOUT PREJUDICE- RAS CARDO REGGAE SPEAKS.
“I ASK YOU, THE READER, TO TAKE A CLOSER LOOK, TO SEEK TRUTH, AND TO KNOW JUST WHEN YOU HAVE FOUND IT, TO REVEAL IT WITHOUT FEAR, AND TO SHARE IT WITH OTHERS FROM WHOM IT HAS BEEN DENIED. FOR WITHOUT THE REVELATION OF TRUTH, THERE WILL BE NO PEACE! CONFLICTS WILL ARISE WHEREVER THERE IS A DENIAL OR DECEPTION AS TO THE TRUTH.” RAS CARDO.
YOU WOULD HAVE TO HAVE KNOWN AND HAD THE TRUST AND CONFIDENCE OF BOB MARLEY OVER MANY YEARS TO BE ABLE TO SAY WHAT I CAN SAY TO YOU WHO ARE READING THIS TRUTH.
WHEN HE SANG-“WE” COME FROM TRENCH TOWN. HE WANTED YOU TO KNOW THAT WITH SOLIDARITY AND FULL CONVICTION- HE WAS ALSO ONE OF US. THE GOOD THAT CAN AND IS OF TRENCH TOWN.
NEVER A DAY PASSES THAT I DO NOT REFLECT ON OUR REASONINGS WITH ALL THE BRETHRENS AND SISTRENS.
YEARS AGO I WROTE AN ARTICLE- I WILL NEVER BETRAY MY BRETHRENS- THIS SOLEMN AND PROFOUND VOW I HAVE KEPT. NEVER WAIVERING. NEVER BETRAYING, NEVER DISRESPECTING, NEVER CONSPIRING, NEVER SELF SEEKING, NEVER SELF-SERVING, NEVER SELLING OUT OR HAVE CAUSE TO SELL -OUT OUR TRUSTING, LOVING, CARING FRIENDSHIP OF BROTHERHOOD AND SISTERHOOD.
TO DATE: I HAVE BEEN THE ONLY ONE TELLING THE WORLD ABOUT THE GOOD PEOPLE WHO LIVED IN TRENCH TOWN DURING MY TIMES THERE WITH OUR PEOPLE. I HAVE NEVER LIED IN MY REVELATIONS.
NO AMOUNT OF MONEY OR BRIBES CAN INFLUENCE ME. I WOULD ADVISE THOSE WHO READ THIS AND SAY-“YEA, RIGHT”- TO GIVE THEIR MONEY TO HELP POOR PEOPLE, STARTING WITH TRENCH TOWN.
BY THE WAY, DID THE WORLD KNOW THAT BOB MARLEY, PETER TOSH ET AL- DIED POOR?
THOSE OF US WHO WERE ABLE TO GET OUT OF TRENCH TOWN ALIVE SHOULD KNOW THAT IT WAS BECAUSE OF THIS TOGETHERNESS AND TRUE LOVE AND TRUST WHICH ENABLED US SO TO DO.
MY MOTHER WAS ABSOLUTELY RIGHT WHEN SHE SAID TO ALL OF US IN TRENCH TOWN- (c)”If you live long enough, you will learn”- Mama Scott. May Jah rest her soul and that of my Father. So I Ras cardo looked at her picture and wrote the book- REGGAE JAMAICA- A WAILING OF THE PEOPLE.
WHEN JUNIOR BRAITHWAITE AND I PASSED THE TORCH OF REGGAE TO BOB MARLEY AFTER HIS ARRIVAL AND OUR PROTECTION OF HIM IN TRENCH TOWN, WE DID IT WITH LOVE AND TOGETHERNESS- NO MONEY WAS INVOLVED BECAUSE WE HAD NONE.
TODAY, I SEE THE FORCES OF EVIL TRYING TO DESTROY ALL THAT WE HAVE BUILT WITH OUR BLOOD, SWEAT, SORROWS AND TEARS, FROM THE GRIEF AND SUFFERINGS OF OUR PEOPLE-REGGAE.
THE ENEMIES WHO TRIED TO KILL SOME OF US AND WHO ARE STILL AT THEIR MURDEROUS GAMES WILL NEVER PREVAIL AGAINST THE CHILDREN OF THE MOST HIGH GOD OF ALL CREATION.
I RAS CARDO WHO CREATED THIS MUSICAL AND SPIRITUAL GENRE TO HELP JAH PEOPLE, KNOW THAT ONE DAY IT WILL FREE MOTHER AFRICA, AND ALL THE SUFFERING PEOPLE IN POVERTY EVEN AS I WRITE.
WHAT BOB MARLEY AND PETER TOSH TOLD THE WORLD IN MUSIC WAS ALL TRUE AND CAME FROM THE TEACHINGS, MENTORING, LOVE AND TOGETHERNESS WHICH HE FOUND IN ALL OF US IN TRENCH TOWN AT THAT TIME.
I WAS ONE OF SEVERAL MENTORS AND TEACHER TO BOB AND OTHERS IN THE TRENCH TOWN COMMUNITY. I DARE ANYONE TO CHALLENGE ME ON ANYTHING I SAY ABOUT ALL THIS. I DARE ANY COURTS OF LAW TO OVER-RULE I. I DARE ANY HUNGRY BELLY LAWYERS AND THEIR CONSPIRATORS TO PREVAIL AND SHOW ME THEIR EVIDENCE.
I HAVE THE ONLY TRUE AND DETAILED HISTORY OF OUR TRENCH TOWN AND REGGAE LIVITY. THE REGGAE I CREATED IS MUCH MORE THAN THE MUSIC YOU HAVE COME TO KNOW. BOB BECAME A PART OF IT AND DELIVERED OUR MESSAGES.
I SAY, THAT BOB MARLEY, PETER TOSH, AND OTHERS WHOM I MENTORED, WOULD NEVER GO ALONG WITH WHAT IS BEING DONE TODAY TO BRING CONTEMPT AND RIDICULE TO THEIR SPIRITUAL WORKS AND IMAGE, AND TO DESECRATE BLASPHEMOUSLY, IN SECULAR AND SACRILEGIOUS WAYS AND MEANS FOR THE SAKE OF MAKING MONEY WHILE KEEPING THE POOR PEOPLES IN ABJECT POVERTY, NOT ONLY IN TRENCH TOWN, BUT POOR PEOPLES ALL OVER THE WORLD.
WHAT WE SPEAK ABOUT IN TRENCH TOWN IS THE MICROCOSMIC REVELATION OF THE MACROCOSMIC SITUATIONS IN THE WORLD VIEW.
REGGAE BRINGS THE TRUTHS IN THE SUFFERINGS OF THE PEOPLE TO YOUR FACE. AND YOU DARE NOT LOOK AWAY.
I HAVE ALWAYS SAID-(c) “The express wishes of those who are dead of my people will never be set aside to satisfy the greed, malice, wickedness, evils, of those who seek to destroy us”. RAS CARDO REGGAE SPEAKS.
SO, MY PEOPLE KNOW THE TRUTHS AS MY REGGAE DID DELIVER IT. THE REGGAE PROPHETS AND MESSENGERS HAVE SPOKEN.
I MUST ASK YOU THE PEOPLE, TO ASK THOSE WHO OPPRESS THE POOR- WHAT IS IT THAT THEY ARE CELEBRATING IN THEIR SO-CALLED- IN-DEPENDENCE?
HOW CAN YOU CELEBRATE THE SUFFERINGS OF A PEOPLE? TODAY, THE TECHNOTYRANNICAL SOCIETY- WITH ALL ITS TECHNOTYRANTS AIMS TO RULE. BUT FEAR NOT,JAH WILL DELIVER HIS PEOPLE FROM ALL EVIL. HE SHALL MOVE THE EARTH FROM UNDER THEIR FEET. HE SOMETIMES SPEAKS THROUGH “MOTHER NATURE”.PEACE!
(c) Ras Cardo speaks for a healing of the nation. All rights reserved globally.
(c)-Excerpt from- Ras Cardo speaks. All rights reserved globally.
A REGGAE EDUCATION- WITHOUT PREJUDICE.
TO ALL THE ENEMIES OF REGGAE AND OF TRUTH- WHY DO THE HEATHEN RAGE? IDENTIFY YOURSELVES. JAH TIME IS NOW.
In 2006 I wrote- REGGAE JAMAICA- THE WAILING OF A PEOPLE. In this I wrote about- RASTA MISSION AND LIVITY.-on page 2004. I also made mention of- REGGAE REALITY, LIVITY, AND RASTAFARI.
Over the years- now 52 years and counting since I named and helped to create the genre to reveal the truths about the sufferings of the trench town people to the world, with saddness I must say, that the conditions of the people has been genocidally chronic.
Like the peel in the layers of an onion, and always remembering the most profound and prophetic words of my mother, father, and elders since those trench town days- I HAVE SEEN THE TRUTHS .
Those who have followed my works – for better or worse- be it with good or bad intentions over the years- should know by now that I speak and advocate for the poor and suffering people.
Reggae was created to reveal the truths in the sufferings and struggles of the people- GOD’S PEOPLE. I must say- GOD’S PEOPLE- since I am yet to see a human being who created himself/herself. Any man in the flesh who denies that truth is either a liar, fool or both.
So, my mother always said-” if you live long enough, you will learn”- Mama Scott. She was absolutely right. For today as I write this truth to the world I have seen many truths revealed about, Reggae, Rastafari, Jamaica, the culture, the system, and the evils of men/women, the world over.
I have also told the world about those whose aims and intentions are to destroy Reggae, Rastafari, The trench town people, and poor people globally.
In case you have not been listening and learning all these years, my late great brethren and prophet/messenger/martyr of reggae truth- PETER TOSH- told you many things before he was killed by those who conspired around him. People he knew and helped during his time. He was a rastaman, a prophet, a messenger of truth.
52 years has passed and now we witnessing the revelation of truth- in what I have called- THE “ONION PEELING” AND TRUTH REVEALING- OF THOSE WHO FOR YEARS HAS WORKED TO DESTROY WHAT WAS GIVEN FOR THE GOOD OF THE PEOPLE- THE REGGAE I CREATED IN 1962 TRENCH TOWN.
What you must now witness is the truth from those who are its enemies, and who have worked for decades to prevent its revelation to the people, and also the truths from those who are still here with us who have told it for years without fear of the enemies of truth. BE NOT DECEIVED! YOU MUST BE CERTAIN FROM WHOM YOU RECEIVE THE TRUTH.
As the layers of truths comes to light you will see many things: You will see those who have oppressed the poor. Those who have sold out and betrayed their friends, and families. Those who will call themselves- RASTAS- but who are wolves in sheeps clothing. You will see the enemies of reggae and rastafari. You will see the thieves, vampires, vultures and murderers of our people and whose aims and intentions are to destroy us with the aid of – TECHNOTYRANNY. You will see those whom reggae messengers such as -CULTURE, PETER TOSH, and others sang about.- When they sang-” why cant you trust me”, ” we know dem a wicked”.
You will see those who got rich and switched. You will see how the system of evil and injustice denies access to those who seek the truth.
You will see how my close friend and life long brethren- original wailing wailer- Junior Braithwaite- was killed by those who made certain that he would not get his due compensaion for his works while they were receiving their settlement claims.
You will see many who never came from trench town telling you about reggae music origins, and Bob Marley as if they really knew him.
YOU WILL SEE WHY I WRITE AND ADVOCATE THE CAUSE OF THE TRENCH TOWN PEOPLE.
You will see the books of musicology, etymology, and encyclopedias written by those who were never with us in trench town.
You will see dictionaries who tell you that no one knows who created reggae and where the word came from.
YOU WILL SEE WHY THE GUINNESS BOOK OF RECORDS AS IT RELATES TO REGGAE MUSIC CANNOT PRINT THE TRUTHS UNTIL THEY CONSULT AND AUTHENTICATE MY EVIDENCE.
YOU WILL SEE WHY A TRUE AND AUTHENTIC MOVIE CANNOT BE MADE OF THE LIVES AND TIMES WE LIVED IN TRENCH TOWN AND BOB LIVED WITH US, UNTIL THEY REASON WITH I AND I RAS CARDO WHO CREATED IT.
You will see and read about the -U.W.I.- in Jamaica with its reggae faculty- none of whom came from trench town in our times there.
You will hear and see some Jamaican singers aligning themselves with the enemies of reggae and rastafari for what they think they can get from the spoils of reggae.
You will see the merchandizing of reggae in ways too sacrilegious to mention. Would Bob Marley have agreed with his image and song reduced to a -soda pop-? I think not. YOU DECIDE. I WAS ONE OF HIS MENTORS AND TEACHER. I KNEW HIM WELL.
You will see and should be aware of those whose defunct music careers was resurrected by the Reggae I created which beat and rhythms they now have adopted to their songs. Some of these people have called themselves the -“shepherd of reggae”- and lied about being present with us at the time I created the genre.
You will see those who align themselves with the image and name of Marley to help give themselves credibility and the semblance of authenticity( though falsely) so that those who know not the truth will be confused and unable to see the truth.
You will see how a gift which we gave to Bob Marley to do good for the poor people, ended up in the hands of thieves, murderers, their families and friends, conspirators, downpressors, enslavers.
You will see how the truth in the images and messages of Bob Marley and other messengers, and those of the spirituality of rastafari was reduced to things unrelated to his true message, and intent,
YOU WILL SEE WHY I AM THE KEEPER OF THE SPIRITUAL ARK OF THE TRENCH TOWN REGGAE COVENANT, AND NO ONE ELSE CAN SAY THAT TRUTH.
You will see that the actions of many from this complicit crowd, only shows a perpetuating of the historical injustice suffered by poor peoples, not just in Jamaica, but all over the world. The same was the fate of aboriginal/ indigenous peoples which now can also include rastas, at the hands of colonizers, thieves, and murderers, who baltantly failed to respect, and totally ignored, with callous disregard, the distinctive cultures and contributions of what can be called, pre-existing societies.
The customary rights of the poor and disadvantaged peoples have been seen to be extinguished in Jamaica, and other places like it.
You will see how- CULTURE RELATED CUSTOMS, CONFLICT WITH THE HANDED DOWN FEUDAL OWNERSHIP OF LAND.
You will see how the present trend to have the rasta spiritual herb- GANJA- legalized all over the place, including Jamaica, leads to the wars on who will destroy anyone or anything whch stand in their way to possess and claim ownership rights to the land, by any means necessary.
You will see the ambulance- now “herb chasing lawyers”- and their dealers working tirelessly to pre-empt and circumvent the now pending- Ganja legalization laws everywhere. There is really nothing new to this – DIVIDE AND RULE APPROACH.
Those in the universities acting as professors, and educators of our people and who have vested interests in the profits from the produce of the land and enslavement of the poor people will do whatever they can to maintain control. SLAVERY CONTINUES.
Whatever is linked with the sex trade and trafficking of our women , babies and children, will continue as it connects with the trafficking of drugs and the spreading of diseases in this trans-cultural/ trans continental fiasco.
There will be failures. There will be dire circumstances to face by all involved in this destruction of God’s people. NOT ONE SHALL ESCAPE THE WRATH AND JUDGMENT OF THE MOST HIGH GOD ALLAH/ JAH RASTAFARI.
BE STILL AND KNOW. IT IS FINISHED! JAH SHALL MOVE THE EARTH FROM UNDER THEIR FEET.
I HAVE DELIVERED THE MESSAGES, AND THE PROPHETS HAVE SPOKEN TO THE PEOPLE. ( c) RAS CARDO SPEAKS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED GLOBALLY.
Evil has become us in a world so full of greed, malice, envy, Hate, prejudice, and jealousy
We have perfected the art and technology of killing each other. I was the first to tell the world about- THE TECHNOTYRANNICAL SOCIETY- and now I see where it has taken a strong hold on our societies globally.
When I created my -TRENCH TOWN REGGAE – in 1962, and REGGAE OPERA -in 1964 I did it for a healing of the nation with the intent of educating the world about the sufferings of a people of which I was also a part and in the midst of it all. I saw my parents suffer, I saw countless other friends and families suffer, and yet today, the sufferings continues.
Several of my people with whom I grew, now lie in their graves. Most with whom helped to create this genre of music, died in the poverty they knew so well. Their families are still suffering.
I could give you a litany of names, but I will repeat those you already know- Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Joe Higgs, Junior Braithwaite, Roy Wilson, Alton and Hortense Ellis, etc, etc.
Today, we have those who are fighting over what they did not create, but who have somehow, by fraudulent means or otherwise , found ways to become a complicit part of the system of vultures to destroy the legacy of reggae and the riches which flows from it which should have gone to help the poor people, not only of trench town, but the entire world.
With a persistence of vision and foresight I was discerningly directed to make sure that certain truths were never released.
What I gave to Bob Marley to do his works for the people, and which was stolen from him has not disturbed the details of the legacy and spirituality of the Ark of the reggae covenant which I hold and secure as sacred.
I am the elder and spiritual keeper of – THE REGGAE ARK OF THE COVENANT- NO ONE ELSE ON THIS PLANET CAN SAY THAT WITH TRUTH AND INCONTROVERTIBLE AUTHORITY.
What I named and helped create reggae to do is way beyond what these vultures and fools can dare to imagine.
They divided his garments and casts lots for his works and vestures, but they can never live long enough to know and to have what I have. I see them now like fools dancing around, wise only in their own eyes. Jah will destroy them all in his time appointed for they continue to suffer the poor.
They dare to face the truth which I have and Jah has warned them saying-” Because you were glad, because you rejoiced, as destroyers of my heritage, because you have grown fat like a heifer threshing grain, and you bellow like bulls, I shall destroy you like Babylon”- Jeremiah 50:10.
If the proper study of mankind is man, then who is studying who.? If you ask me to vote for you, then who will vote for me?
Beware those who speak of love, while mischief and murder lies deep within their hearts.
The lives of those they have taken will not go in vain. Time will tell. (c) Ras Cardo speaks. All rights reserved globally.