"I’m not mad that all I hear on the radio are songs about strippers and planes to Ibiza," Hemphill added, "I just want conscious music to have a place at the table, too." If contemporary reggae with a forthright social conscience has a chance of impacting mainstream radio, SOJA is likely the band to accomplish that feat. On August 12th, the eight-piece outfit released their sixth album, Amid the Noise and Haste (ATO Records) and scored their highest chart debut position to date, No. 20 on the Billboard 200.
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