Radio host of Mother’s 102.7 Ayekoo drive Bishop Agbey jnr. schools legendary Jamaica artiste Jepther McClymont known professionally as Luciano on the genesis of patois and how it varies from one’s country of origin.

According to the host, it’s very important to note that patois has it origin from West Africa and is a fusion of different languages adopted by the slaves as a means of communication and has since become a universal language among countries. He sighted an example using the ewe language, which is spoken among different ethnic groups in Africa but varies from country to country but does not make it inferior when spoken by another person from a different country.

Explaining further, he reiterated that Stonebwoy’s patois is very legit and appreciated by many fans across the world earning him great collaborations from top Jamaican artistes like Beenie Man, Sean Paul, Tarrus Riley etc.

Listen to Bishop Agbey jnr below


Background to the story

Speaking in an interview Luciano disclosed that a lot of African artists are copying the Jamaican style for their songs but in actuality, they don’t make any sense.

Luciano mentioned the Bhim Nation President’s name as an example saying he(Stonebwoy) claims to speak patios but the truth is that no Jamaican understands what he sings and it’s only God that knows what Stonebwoy is saying.

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