SOJA is a Roots-Reggae band from Virginia, who over the last decade developed a global following and fanbase that drew the attention many including Dave Matthew’s ATO Records, who promptly signed them and told them to stay just as they are. Jacob Hemphill, SOJA’s lead vocalist and spokesman told me all about their new album “Strength to Survive,” which came out this week and I picked his brain about music, growing up in our nation’s capital, and being a DIY band who now has a team of professionals doing the promotional, marketing, and booking work for them.

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