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Michael Thomas

Michael Thomas, a reggae musician, was named the Calypso Monarch in 2009.

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Reggae Frame of Mind

A genre’s racially charged history April 2020
Canada, especially Toronto, can deliver stunning blows to reggae performers — particularly up-and-coming artists. The country’s music industry is relatively small, mainstream producers are hard to come by, and you can forget about so-called big radio playing your songs. It’s even harder if you happen to be black. Jason Wilson presents first-hand testimonies to these…