Songs For Deep Thought and Meditation

The color is purple, signifying a richness in color or potency.  Purple lyrics have a wealth of consciousness that takes you to higher heights. Most of the songs were selected for purple lyrics or purple live performances in studio or concert that etch an indelible mark on the canvas of the mind. Playlist After The Jump…

1. Keida– M16-Rising star Makeida Beckford aka Keida caught the attention of reggae lovers in 2009, with her first single , “Jamaican Boy” over the classic Stalag riddim.  M16 shines as a conscious tune off her EBB and Flow EP.

You know we have a problem when people accepting the pain

2. Sizzla Kalonji -Breath of Life- With a myriad of conscious lyrics, Sizzla delivers again with “Breath of Life,” a song based on Genesis 2:7 in the bible:

” And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.”

Judge no one everyone is blessed 

3. Wiz Khalifa – Top Floor- The “Taylor Gang” can never forget this elevate-the-love track off the 2011 Rolling Papers album.

We don’t hear them when they talk probably cause we in the sky, sky, sky/ When we really take off and I tell her hold on cause she say she never been this high

4. Marlon Asher – Ganja Farmer-The biggest ganja tune in the world came out of Trinidad and Tobago.

Big Stinking Rocket Launcher

5. Gregory Isaacs– Tune In- the Cool Ruler delivered a historic performance for Earl Chin on the Rootsman Show in 1978.

Cause I like it like dat

6. Chronixx– Spanish Town Rocking-Off his “Roots & Chalice Mixtape,” a collaboration with Federation Sound, this song wheels and pulls back the hands of time.

And the Hol a Brooklyn under Royal Riddim

7. Samory I – Take Me Oh Jah- After a superb introduction by Rassi Hardknocks, Samory I’s live, acapella performance at Dubwise in Jamaica made the crowd roar. Rassi Hardknocks and Xana Romeo (daughter of Max Romeo) also delivered stellar performances at this Yaadcore event.

Take Me Oh Jah, take me to the land where I was stolen from

8. Queen Ifrica-Good Man-Queen Ifrica gives the BBC Radio 1xtra audience a memorable performance of  the touching song, ‘Good Man” at Anchor Studios in Jamaica.

I am cause you are and you are because I am

9. Bob Marley – Zimbabwe- Classic Bob Marley tune with poignant lyrics one can hold a meditation to.

Every Man Have A Right To Decide His Own Destiny

10. Jimi Hendrix-Purple Haze- A musical genius that still takes listeners to the clouds with his vocals and guitar playing.

Excuse me while I kiss the sky

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