About Brother Resistance
Hailing from Trinidad and Tobago Brother Resistance (also known as Lutalo Makossa Masimba) is well known for pioneering the Rapso music movement in the 1970’s, which led to the formation the Network Rapso Riddum Band.
They brought out their debut album, Busting Out, in 1981 and Brother Resistance has gone on to become one of the Trinidad’s best known rapso performers.
He has been delivering albums over the last 30 years including Tonight is de Nite (1988), Heart of the Rapso Nation (1992), De Power of Resistance (2000), When De Riddum Explode (2006) with well known hits ‘Tonight is De Night’, ‘Ring De Bell’, ‘Mother Earth’, and ‘Handclapping Song’ amongst others.
He wrote a book in 1986 called Rapso Explosion of poetry and an insight into the history of Rapso. His work was instrumental in highlighting Rapso music and the creation of the Annual Rapso Festival.
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