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Crime Well Dread Lets Face It; Can Our Music Make It Better?

One of the most loved Caribbean island is hemorrhaging from the effects of violent crime and many, especially women have expressed fear, not only for their lives but the lives of their children. Many artistes over the years have expressed through music their own views and concerns about this problem as it continue to linger, one such is Sophia Squire.  During her formative years, the Spanish Town based, mother of two, gained notoriety as a solo act after the release of the hard hitting track, Ra-Ta-Ta-Tat that echoes the cry of the people affected by the crime monster, " everyday its the same will it change. " A long standing, existing problem of gun fighting in Jamaica confronted by a concerned citizen, mother and artiste who opted to offer words of wisdom to perpetrators saying, " wise up and realize that di system nah go work wid you bad vibes. " But her plea seem to have fallen on deaf ears as less than a decade later that very problem not only still e