Maui News InterviewWhen the popular Washington, D.C. based reggae band SOJA began working on its new CD, “Strength to Survive,” the musicians took inspiration from the master, Bob Marley and his epic album “Survival.”

“It’s my favorite album of all time,” says SOJA’s lead vocalist Jacob Hemphill. “Bob wrote it after he went to Africa. He was desperate when he wrote it to save his homeland. Even the ballads were like ‘Africa Unite’ and ‘we’re not slaves any more.’ So we kind of set out to make that album.”

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