One Island, Two Jamaicas and a Whole Heap of Difference
This is an interesting look at dancehall music and how it affects and reflects Jamaican society.
According to the producers, “Jamaican society can be divided along class, language and culture lines. Its rich vs. poor, English vs. Patois and uptown vs. downtown.
Correspondent Lisa Biagiotti, producer Micah Fink and director of photography Gabrielle Weiss examine the public debate that erupted earlier this year when graphic Dancehall music lyrics and images were banned from Jamaica’s airwaves. The public responses reveal the legacy of two Jamaicas dating back to the countrys slave history”.