a eu la gentillesse de répondre à quelques questions.…"
LatiNation (2014, Oct 10)
SOJA Wants Change [Video] [Interview]
"While growing up in Africa, young Jacob Hemphill
was bitten by the activist bug, and when he
heard Bob Marley for the first time, it was clear to him he
wanted to start a band with something to say…"
Mantra Yoga + Health Magazine
(2014, Oct 7)
Jacob Hemphill of SOJA, Part Two: Examining Life Through Music (Versions: Print, Online) [Interview]
Interview with SOJA's Jacob Hemphill in Amsterdam [Video] [Interview]
"Danny Pepperseed talks to SOJA's lead singer Jacob Hemphill about the "Amid the Noise and Haste" album, SOJA's view on reggae music, and the European 2014 Tour…"
NPR Music (2014, Sep 25)
On World Cafe, Interview
& Live Performance [Audio] [Interview]
"On World Cafe, charismatic bandleader Jacob Hemphill
's lyrics as an attempt to find a path to unity in the world.
"Before the band embarked on a four-island tour that ends with the Oahu show, Hemphill
discussed details about the meaning of "Amid the Noise and Haste," his
love of Hawaii and love for his
"Easier" collaborators, and SOJA
's overall message…"
(2014, Aug 27)
Talking Story with Jacob Hemphill of SOJA [Interview]
"In an interview with the Sunday Observer, SOJA
frontman Jacob Hemphill
explained the concept behind the album…"
Jacob Hemphill of SOJA, Part One: Seeking Answers Within (Versions: Print, Online) [Interview]
Jacob Hemphill Interview
on Alter-Native with Native Wayne Jobson
"Jacob Hemphill of SOJA talks with Jamaican-American Grammy-winning record producer Native Wayne Jobson on his nationally-syndicated, weekly rock reggae radio show Alter-Native on The Independent FM…"
Jacob Hemphill of SOJA: Nurturing The World Through Music (Versions: Print, Online) [Interview]
Jacob Hemphill of SOJA [Interview]
"Lead singer Jacob Hemphill explained the inspiration behind the song "Shadow" in an e-mail to USA TODAY…"
(2014, Jun 17)
On Why We Need More Reggae On Top 40 Radio [Interview]
"We wondered what reggae's place in the future of radio was, and Hemphill
shared that it was more about the message preached than the sound with which it's delivered…"
Roche Talks To Jacob Hemphill
will be in the studio talking about the new single, the new album, the summer tour and much more…"
"Straight ally Jacob Hemphill
of Reggae band SOJA
support for marriage equality as part of HRC's Equality Rocks
Jacob Hemphill talks with USA TODAY's Korina Lopez after a session in StudioA [Video] [Interview]
and Bobby Lee of the Virginia-based reggae band SOJA
met as first graders and were already performing together in middle-school hip-hop talent shows when they discovered the power of reggae. 'It seemed like reggage was bigger than music in a way,' Hemphill
tells Rolling Stone
in this interview at Bonnaroo…"
"Strength To Survive's roots reggae, infused with strains of rock, folk and dub, provides a complementary framework for lead singer/songwriter/guitarist Jacob Hemphill's sinewy vocals and poignantly drawn lyrics…"
"The lineup of vocalist/guitarist Jacob Hemphill, bassist Bobby Lee, percussionist Kenneth Brownell, keyboardist Patrick O'Shea and drummer Ryan Berty has grabbed attention with its positive message and high-energy shows for more than six years…"