imc indymedia

Los Angeles Indymedia : Activist News

white themeblack themered themetheme help
About Us Contact Us Calendar Publish RSS
Features
latest news
best of news
syndication
commentary


KILLRADIO

VozMob

ABCF LA

A-Infos Radio

Indymedia On Air

Dope-X-Resistance-LA List

LAAMN List




IMC Network:

Original Cities

www.indymedia.org africa: ambazonia canarias estrecho / madiaq kenya nigeria south africa canada: hamilton london, ontario maritimes montreal ontario ottawa quebec thunder bay vancouver victoria windsor winnipeg east asia: burma jakarta japan korea manila qc europe: abruzzo alacant andorra antwerpen armenia athens austria barcelona belarus belgium belgrade bristol brussels bulgaria calabria croatia cyprus emilia-romagna estrecho / madiaq euskal herria galiza germany grenoble hungary ireland istanbul italy la plana liege liguria lille linksunten lombardia london madrid malta marseille nantes napoli netherlands nice northern england norway oost-vlaanderen paris/Île-de-france patras piemonte poland portugal roma romania russia saint-petersburg scotland sverige switzerland thessaloniki torun toscana toulouse ukraine united kingdom valencia latin america: argentina bolivia chiapas chile chile sur cmi brasil colombia ecuador mexico peru puerto rico qollasuyu rosario santiago tijuana uruguay valparaiso venezuela venezuela oceania: adelaide aotearoa brisbane burma darwin jakarta manila melbourne perth qc sydney south asia: india mumbai united states: arizona arkansas asheville atlanta austin baltimore big muddy binghamton boston buffalo charlottesville chicago cleveland colorado columbus dc hawaii houston hudson mohawk kansas city la madison maine miami michigan milwaukee minneapolis/st. paul new hampshire new jersey new mexico new orleans north carolina north texas nyc oklahoma philadelphia pittsburgh portland richmond rochester rogue valley saint louis san diego san francisco san francisco bay area santa barbara santa cruz, ca sarasota seattle tampa bay tennessee urbana-champaign vermont western mass worcester west asia: armenia beirut israel palestine process: fbi/legal updates mailing lists process & imc docs tech volunteer projects: print radio satellite tv video regions: oceania united states topics: biotech

Surviving Cities

www.indymedia.org africa: canada: quebec east asia: japan europe: athens barcelona belgium bristol brussels cyprus germany grenoble ireland istanbul lille linksunten nantes netherlands norway portugal united kingdom latin america: argentina cmi brasil rosario oceania: aotearoa united states: austin big muddy binghamton boston chicago columbus la michigan nyc portland rochester saint louis san diego san francisco bay area santa cruz, ca tennessee urbana-champaign worcester west asia: palestine process: fbi/legal updates process & imc docs projects: radio satellite tv
printable version - js reader version - view hidden posts - tags and related articles

The Essential Guide To Reggae Murder-Music

by Outrage/Chicago Anti-Bashing Network Thursday, Sep. 23, 2004 at 4:32 AM
cabnstopthehate@aol.com

Capleton, booked at House of Blues LA for October 4, is one of 8 Jamaican "kill gays" Reggae singers touring the US and other nations. Take action to make "murder music" unprofitable.

The Essential Guide To Reggae Murder-Music

Eight singers named: Dossier of "kill gays" lyrics published



LONDON - September 2004



With the help of Jamaican activists, OutRage! has compiled and published a dossier of extracts from key lyrics by eight reggae singers who incite the murder of lesbians and gay men (see below).



"This guide is an indispensable tool for journalists and campaigners," said Brett Lock of OutRage!



"We urge activists and reporters to use this information to lobby venues, promoters, sponsors, city councillors, and police to cancel concerts by these artists", said Mr Lock.



The campaign against eight Jamaican reggae singers who incite the murder of lesbians and gay men is spreading internationally, with simultaneous campaigns in the UK, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Sweden, France, Canada and the United States.



Coordinated by the British gay human rights group OutRage!, gay organisations in these countries have won major successes.



These include the cancellation of more than 25 Beenie Man concerts in the United States. Buju Banton's tour of Europe has been hit hard by concert cancellations.



Further information:



MURDER MUSIC LYRICS



Jamaican reggae singers and lyrics inciting the murder of lesbians and gay men



The eight singers are, with real names in brackets:



Beenie Man (Anthony Moses Davis)

Bounty Killer (Rodney Price)

Buju Banton (Mark Myrie)

Capleton (Clifton George)

Elephant Man (O'Neil Bryan)

Sizzla (Miguel Orlando Collins)

T.O.K. (Alistaire McCalla, Roshaun Clarke, Craig Patrick, Anthony Thompson, Xavier Davidson)

Vybz Kartel (Adidja Palmer)



Below are key excerpts from their songs which encourage and glorify the murder of lesbians and gay men.



The Jamaican patios lyric is followed by the translation into Standard English in bold. Explanations are in brackets and italics.







BEENIE MAN



Beenie Man - Han Up Deh



Hang chi chi gal wid a long piece of rope

Hang lesbians with a long piece of rope



Beenie Man - Damn



I'm dreaming of a new Jamaica, come to execute all the gays

I'm dreaming of a new Jamaica, come to execute all the gays



Beenie Man - Batty Man Fi Dead (Queers Must Be killed)



All batty man fi dead!

All faggots must be killed!



From you fuck batty den a coppa and lead

If you fuck arse, then you get copper and lead [bullets]



Nuh man nuh fi have a another man in a him bed.

No man must have another man in his bed



Beenie Man - Roll Deep



Roll deep motherfucka, kill pussy-sucker

Roll deep motherfucker, kill pussy-sucker

Pussy-sucker:a lesbian, or anyone who performs cunnilingus.



Tek a Bazooka and kill batty-fucker

Take a bazooka and kill bum-fuckers [gay men]





BOUNTY KILLER



Bounty Killer (with Babycham) - Another Level



Bun a fire pon a puff and mister fagoty (Uh huh)

Burn a fire [could be literal or metaphoric] on puffs and faggots (Uh huh)



Poop man fi drown an dat a yawd man philosophy (Uh huh)

Shit men [queer men] must be drowned and that's a yardy man [Jamaican]

philosophy



BUJU BANTON



Buju Banton - Boom Bye Bye



Boom bye bye

Boom [as in gun sound] goodbye, goodbye [as in we won't be seeing you again, you're dead]



Inna batty bwoy head

In a queer's head



Rude bwoy no promote no nasty man

Rude boys don't promote no queer men



Dem haffi dead

They have to die



Send fi di matic an

Send for the automatic [gun] and



Di Uzi instead

The Uzi instead



Shoot dem no come if we shot dem

Shoot them, don't come if we shoot them [as in don't come to help them]



Guy come near we

If a man comes near me



Then his skin must peel

Then his skin must peel [as in pour acid over him]



Burn him up bad like an old tire wheel

Burn him up badly, like you would burn an old tire wheel



CAPLETON



Capleton - Bun Out Di Chi Chi



Bun out ah chi chi, Blood out ah chi chi

Burn out a queer, Blood out a queer

Blood out: as in chop, cut, stab, shoot… is a particularly violent, graphic expression



Batty dem ah fuck and ah suck too much pussy

Queers are fucking and sucking too much pussy

In Jamaica, pussy can refer to oral sex in general, which is also considered sodomy



Blood out ah chi chi, Blood out ah shitty

Blood out a queer, Blood out a shit (fucker)



Capleton - Whoa!



Sadomite and batty man mi shot up....Whoa

Sodomite and queer man, I shoot up… Whoa



Capleton - Give Har



Shoulda know seh Capleton bun battyman

You should know that Capleton burns queers



Dem same fire apply to di lesbian

The same fire applies to lesbians



Seh mi bun everything from mi know seh dem gay

Say, I burn everything as long as I know that they're gay



All boogaman and sodemites fi get killed

All queers and sodomites should be killed



Capleton - Hang Dem Up



Yow....String dem up and hang dem up alive

Yow, string them up and hang them up alive



Bare batty man come round yah …

All queers who come around here



Dis mamma earth sey none cyann survive

This mama earth says none can survive.



ELEPHANT MAN



Elephant Man - A Nuh Fi Wi Fault



Battyman fi dead!

Queers must be killed!



Please mark we word

Please mark my words



Gimme tha tec-nine

Give me the Tec-9

Tec-9: semi-automatic assault pistol



Shoot dem like bird

Shoot them [queers] like birds



Elephant Man - We Nuh Like Gay



Battyman fi dead! Tek dem by surprise

Queers must be killed! Take them by surprise



Get a shot inna yu head, inna mi big gun collide.

I am going to shoot you in the head, you are going to meet up with my big gun



Gimme me Tec-9 General B, wid de chrome wah a shine

Give me the Tec-9 General B, the one with the chrome that shines

Tec-9: semi-automatic assault pistol

General B: a music colleague of Elephant Man's



Harry Toddler shot out ah bugger-man

Harry Toddler: shoot all queer men

Harry Toddler: a music colleague of Elephant Man's



Elephant Man - Log On



Log on and step pon chi chi man

Log on and step on a queer man

Log on is a type of dance using the right foot in a stepping motion as if

to squash a cockroach - the lyrics boast about crushing queers.



Dance wi a dance and a bun out a freaky man.

Join our dance and let's burn out the queer man



Step pon him like a old cloth

Step on him like an old cloth



A dance wi a dance and a crush out a bingi man .

Join our dance and let's crush queer men



Do di walk, mek mi see the light and di torch dem fast

Do the walk, quickly let me see the lighter and torch

lighter and torch: makeshift aerosol flame thrower weapon



SIZZLA



Sizzla - Pump Up



Step up inna front line

Step up to the front line



fire fi di man dem weh go ride man behind

burn the men who have sex with men from behind



Shot battybwoy, my big gun boom

Shoot queers, my big gun goes boom



Sizzla - Boom Boom



Boom boom! Batty boy them fi dead

Boom boom! [as in gunshots] Queers must be killed



T.O.K.



T.O.K. - Chi Chi Man



From dem a par inna chi chi man car

Those who get together in a queer's car



Blaze di fire mek we bun dem! (Bun dem!!)

Blaze the fire, let's burn them! (Burn them!!)



From dem a drink inna chi chi man bar

Those who drink in a queer bar



Blaze di fire mek we dun dem! (Dun dem!!)

Blaze the fire, let's kill them! (Kill them!!)



So mi go so, do yuh see weh I see?

I'm checking it out, do you see what I see?

Niggas when your doin that

Niggas when you are doing that



Nuff a dem a freak dem a carry all dem dutty act

Lots of them are freaks, they bring all their dirty acts



Thug nigga wanna bees nuff a dem a lick it back

Thug nigga wannabees - lots of them take it (in the arse)



It dem bring it to we, hold on nuff coppa a shot

If they bring it to us, hold on, lots of bullets are going to fly



Coppa shot rise up every calico go rat tat tat

Bullets fly, take up every calico [gun] and [shoot] rat-tat-tat



Rat tat tat every chi chi man dem haffi get flat

Rat-tat-tat, every queer has to die



Get flat! Mi and my niggas ago mek a pack

Die! Me and my niggas will make a pact



Chi chi man fi dead and dat's a fact

Queers must die and that's a fact



VYBZ KARTEL



Vybz Kartel - Bedroom Slaughteration



Bow cat, sodomite, batty man fi gat assassination (Yeah)

Oral sexer, lesbian and queer must be assassinated (Yeah)



Vybz Kartel - Guns Like Mine



Kartel buss one inna batty bwoy spine

Kartel puts one in a queer's spine

one: a bullet



Vybz Kartel - Pussy Jaw



Faggot fi get copper to di heart

Faggot must get copper to the heart

Copper: bullet



A wet yuh up wid di Maggy

I shoot you with the Magnum

Magnum: a brand of gun



From yuh funny, yuh a guh bury

If you are funny (queer), you get buried

buried: as in killed



ENDS

Report this post as:

LATEST COMMENTS ABOUT THIS ARTICLE
Listed below are the 10 latest comments of 1 posted about this article.
These comments are anonymously submitted by the website visitors.
TITLE AUTHOR DATE
tell this to kpfk more rational Thursday, Sep. 23, 2004 at 2:35 PM

Local News

GUIDE TO REBEL CITY LOS ANGELES AVAILABLE A12 5:39PM

lausd whistle blower A10 11:58PM

Website Upgrade A10 3:02AM

Help KCET and UCLA identify 60s-70s Chicano images A04 1:02PM

UCLA Luskin: Casting Youth Justice in a Different Light A02 11:58AM

Change Links April 2018 A01 11:27AM

Nuclear Shutdown News March 2018 M31 6:57PM

Join The Protest Rally in Glendale on April 10, 2018! M29 7:00PM

Join The Protest Rally in Glendale on April 10, 2018! M29 6:38PM

Spring 2018 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert! M19 2:02PM

Anti-Eviction Mapping Project Shows Shocking Eviction Trends in L.A. M16 5:40PM

Steve Mnuchin video at UCLA released M15 12:34AM

Actress and Philanthropist Tanna Frederick Hosts Project Save Our Surf Beach Clean Ups M06 12:10PM

After Being Told He's 'Full of Sh*t' at School Event, Mnuchin Demands UCLA Suppress Video M02 11:44AM

Resolution of the Rent Strike in Boyle Heights M01 6:28PM

What Big Brother Knows About You and What You Can Do About It M01 3:30PM

Step Up As LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Steps Down F14 2:44PM

Our House Grief Support Center Hosts 9th Annual Run For Hope, April 29 F13 12:51PM

Don’t let this LA County Probation Department overhaul proposal sit on the shelf F13 11:04AM

Echo Park Residents Sue LA Over Controversial Development F12 8:51AM

Former Signal Hill police officer pleads guilty in road-rage incident in Irvine F09 10:25PM

Calif. Police Accused of 'Collusion' With Neo-Nazis After Release of Court Documents F09 7:14PM

Center for the Study of Political Graphics exhibit on Police Abuse posters F07 9:50AM

City Agrees to Settle Lawsuit Claiming Pasadena Police Officer Had His Sister Falsely Arre F04 3:17PM

Professor's Study Highlights Health Risks of Urban Oil Drilling F04 12:42PM

Claims paid involving Pasadena Police Department 2014 to present F04 10:52AM

Pasadenans - get your license plate reader records from police F03 11:11PM

LA Times Homicide Report F03 1:57PM

More Local News...

Other/Breaking News

Xyloglossie attitudinale A23 8:07AM

Shadowgun Legends Hack and Cheats A23 7:24AM

What does the Quran Say About Islamic Dress?? A21 4:15PM

Biodiversité ou la nature privatisée A20 11:22AM

The Market is a Universal Totalitarian Religion A20 7:14AM

Book Available about Hispanics and US Civil War by National Park Service A19 5:52PM

The Shortwave Report 04/20/18 Listen Globally! A19 4:01PM

The Republican 'Prolife' Party Is the Party of War, Execution, and Bear Cub Murder A19 11:48AM

Neurogenèse involutive A18 9:21AM

Paraphysique de la dictature étatique A16 10:13AM

Book Review: "The New Bonapartists" A16 3:45AM

The West Must Take the First Steps to Russia A14 12:25PM

Théorie générale de la révolution ou hommage à feu Mikhaïl Bakounine A14 3:30AM

The Shortwave Report 04/13/18 Listen Globally! A12 3:50PM

“Lost in a Dream” Singing Competition Winner to Be Chosen on April 15 for ,000 Prize! A12 3:48PM

The World Dependent on Central Banks A12 4:43AM

Ohio Governor Race: Dennis Kucinich & Richard Cordray Run Against Mike DeWine A11 9:40PM

March 2018 Honduras Coup Again Update A10 10:52PM

Apologie du zadisme insurrectionnel A10 3:33PM

ICE contract with license plate reader company A10 1:14PM

Palimpseste sisyphéen A09 11:23PM

Black Portraiture(S) IV: The Color of Silence...Cuba No...Cambridge Yes A09 5:32AM

Prohibiting Micro-Second Betting on the Exchanges A09 4:18AM

Prosecutors treat Muslims harsher than non-Muslims for the same crimes A08 10:33PM

Amy Goodman interview on cell phone safety A08 10:29PM

Mesa, Arizona police officer kills unarmed white man A08 9:50PM

Israeli leaders should be prosecuted for war crimes A08 9:48PM

Paraphysique de l'autorité A08 12:11AM

More Breaking News...
© 2000-2018 Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by the Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Running sf-active v0.9.4 Disclaimer | Privacy