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2005 Stories by Elena Oumano

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  • House Call

    published December 27, 2005

    One turntable spinning through a crate of vinyl, giant speakers blasting riddims into backbones, and a hypester on the mic—that's the... More >>

  • Get Down, Moses

    published December 13, 2005

    The Maccabee warriors' trouncing of synagogue-defiling Greeks (a victory, incidentally, that blew Jewish chances to trade patriarchy for... More >>

  • Living the Chai Life

    published December 13, 2005

    12.22 All-girl sextet Isle of Klezbos at Joe's Pub. 12.24 Jewltide teamed with Balkan Beat Box at Southpaw. 12.24 &... More >>

  • Islam Is Not Sad

    published November 1, 2005

    "When they talk about Africa, they talk about disease and war," Senegalese singer Youssou N'Dour told the audience midway through the third of... More >>

  • Our Own Roots 'n' Ganja Man Visits Planet Reggae

    published August 9, 2005

    Since born rebels see comrades in every other outlaw and country & western's twang once ran Jamaican airwaves, our own roots 'n' ganja man's... More >>

  • Jah Division

    published February 8, 2005

    Here in New York City, gays in clubs win' up to wildly popular reggae dancehall lyrics like "Fire fi de man dem weh go ride man behind," much as... More >>

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