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That’s Jimmy Cliff screwed then:

Jamaica’s broadcasting regulator has banned music and TV broadcasts deemed to glorify or promote criminal activity, violence, drug use, scamming and weapons.

The government has said the ban is meant to cut back on material that “could give the wrong impression that criminality is an accepted feature of Jamaican culture and society”.

9 thoughts on “Snigger”

  1. Criminality is an accepted feature – why else would the naughty man be smoking a cigarette despite the no smoking sign behind his right shoulder?

  2. “I’m gonna get my share now, what’s mine
    And then the harder they come
    The harder they fall, one and all…”

    I always took this to be some form of admirable self-help lyrics. He’s striving for personal fulfilment, and the hard problems are going to fall to help him achieve that admirable goal.

  3. “I didn’t shoot the sheriff. Thought didn’t cross my mind.
    I didn’t shoot the sheriff. Thought didn’t cross my mind.
    Yeah! All around in my home town,
    They’re tryin’ to track me down,
    They say they want to bring me in for a cup of tea
    And to discuss the cricket
    To discuss the cricket, but I saÿ
    Oh, now, now, oh!
    I didn’t shoot the sheriff.(The sheriff)
    (Why would I need no self defence?)

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