In 2004 international audiences decided they'd heard enough dancehall songs condemning homosexuals (or as they're known in dancehall circles, "batty boys"). The homophobic rants were more than just monotonous and alienating; they threatened to permanently tarnish the one-love luster that has traditionally defined reggae music. Even established Jamaican artists such as Beres Hammond and Marcia Griffiths -- who have consistently delivered all-embracing messages throughout their long, distinguished careers -- were subjected to canceled European concert engagements as a result of a few vitriolic... More >>>