In Caribbean culture, the "calypsonian" holds the responsibility of being a social commentator, a collective voice for the people. Calypsonians' music has altered elections, sparked social revolution, and uplifted repressed minorities. The unique thing about calypso is that while the message is often related to social consciousness, the music is exciting and lively. It makes you want to smile, get up, and dance. Though it may be difficult to find a local equivalent, one artist approaches... More >>>
Dawn Rosa Cole
Page the Village Idiot: Explaining why homeless people smell bad.