OK, Promised to bring you some Jimmy Cliff video
after his recent performance in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Only a brief clip is available right now (it takes quite a while
to FTP that hi-def video). Many thanks to our crew over there for
grabbing Jimmy Cliff right after his rousing performance in
front of the crowd at the ECOWAS Peace Pageant 2010.
With his hat pulled over his eyes, he does look like he’s ready
to hit the pillows! But he still managed to talk with Zoe Hamilton
about being in Sierra Leone and his message for the youth.
So this past weekend another reggae artist made it to Sierra Leone:
Beenie Man.

Perhaps Jimmy Cliff‘s performance of his hit song “I Can See
Clearly Now” at the end of the Ms. ECOWAS Peace Pageant should
have given the audience an indication of the slant his closing
remarks would take. The reggae superstar took on a serious tone
as he delivered a call to Sierra Leoneans to “never let foreigners
come in and take what is yours.” He had made similar comments on

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