Visit Guyana Magazine 2017 (First Edition)

Eddy Grant Roots & Culture Guyanese icon and international star Eddy Grant speaks exclusively to Visit Guyana about his electric new album, musical roots, and life after death. A sk anyone to name a famous Guyanese artist, and Eddy Grant is always top of the list. Over the years, he has crossed continents and genres, spreading his music and the streets of Brixton in 1981, Grant lashed back with the rousing ‘Electric Avenue’. When apartheid divided South Africa, he voiced the outrage and optimism of many with ‘Gimme Me Hope Jo’anna’. But wherever he may travel, his soul remains firmly rooted to Guyana. by Carinya Sharples philosophy of self-love, togetherness and being true to yourself that he calls Ringbang. When racial tensions set riots ablaze on

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