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Growing Consciousness: Interviewing Jamaican Marijuana Farmer/Music Producer T'jean Bennett

Growing Consciousness: Interviewing Jamaican Marijuana Farmer/Music Producer T'jean Bennett

On a cloudy Wednesday afternoon I make a sojourn to Grafton Studios in Kingston, Jamaica; the musical birth place of many of Jamaica’s biggest hits and hit makers, and a studio that legendary music producer Mikey Bennet (known for co-writing and producing Shabba Ranks’ "Mr Loverman") built from the ground up. The studio is a remnant of its past and is being refurbished, but my visit here was not music related. I came here to “reason” a little with Bennett’s fluid, wise, and eccentric 26-year old son T’Jean, or Benji as he likes to be called; a name that ties him always to his Rastafarian religion.