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Bahamian artist hopes to inspire youth to stay out of gangs
Mar 9, 2017 - 11:26:49 PM

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Bahamian reggae recording artist Mr. J addresses the menacing scourge of gang violence in his new single No Gang Business.

"New Providence has seen a surge in violence resulting in horrific scenes of blood shed, leaving the streets of the capital akin to the ground from which Abel's blood cried out to the Lord. Schools around the island has become plagued with gang violence, leaving students and staff in great pusillanimity. Serious injury and death has left family members, friends and loved ones weeping like Rachel, without consolation."

No Gang Business warns of the evil hold that gang affiliation grips members with, dragging them down a path that leads to hurting others, killing others and even the inevitable imprisonment or death of such members. Mr.J warns that death may even come to members who attempt to distance themselves from such organizations. To escape, some may have to move out of their country of abode to a place free from gang association.

Mr. J is hoping that his message reaches far and wide across the archipelago, bringing change among the youth in particular, who have so much to look forward to in the future. As Dr. Myles Munroe once said, " the greatest tragedy in life is not death but a life without purpose." Mr. J wishes to inspire the youth of the nation to live with purpose and not self destruction.

Listen to the song on SoundCloud HERE


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