Lucky Dube on the Caribbean Coast

Who do you think is the top played reggae artist on the Caribbean coast? Nope, not Bob Marley. Not by a mile.

“Reggae in the bathroom, reggae in the bedroom, reggae everywhere…

reggae in jail, reggae in church, everybody likes it!”


One of Lucky Dube’s last international concerts was right here in Bluefields. Lucky Dube was shot during a carjacking in Johannesburg, South Africa 5 years ago this month. When he died there was an unofficial proclamation here in Bluefields that the day of his death, October 18th, ¬†shall be celebrated as ¬†Unlucky Dube day, and you hear this song played every year on that date:


That was a lie.


I hear that song every day.


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