They are still treating us like “other,” they are not treating us like we are part of the fabric of the society, they are still treating us like an anomaly.
Many of the enslaved Africans were branded with the initials ‘DY’, standing for Duke of York. They were shipped to Barbados and other Caribbean islands to work on the new sugar plantations, as well as further north to England’s American colonies.
Holt was prolific for the next decade. He released more than 40 albums in all, and although his last was in 1993, he remained a popular live artist whose final appearance was in August at the One Love festival in Milton Keynes, where he was taken ill.
It was less than a week ago that the prolific hitmaker, who has been in the business for close to six decades, released his latest album, Got To Be Tough, on the Trojan Jamaica label.