A Conversation with the Mighty Joshua

Episode 37 · December 3rd, 2021 · 42 mins 43 secs

About this Episode

Never doubt it—music can change lives. My next guest is living proof. Renowned reggae singer The Mighty Joshua certainly had no intentions of singing and playing in front of thousands. In fact he started his musical career in Richmond, Va., as a percussionist in a few reggae bands, content playing a supporting role to others. But at the heavy urging of well-traveled reggae keyboardist Chris ‘Peanut’ Whitley, Joshua embraced his calling and truly became Mighty. Suddenly Joshua was opening for legendary reggae acts in Virginia and elsewhere, and now he’s become a staple of the East Coast reggae scene. In this episode of For Songs, The Mighty Joshua talks about his journey, how he went from a shy percussionist to an energetic front man capable of moving mountains. We talk about four songs, including his most recent single You Snooze You Lose, which appeared on a compilation album featuring a number of legendary African musicians. You will be inspired, educated, and uplifted. Please welcome The Mighty Joshua to For Songs.