Brother Resistance is described by Opposition Leader, Kamla Persad Bissessar, as a warm, humble and kind person.
The Member of Parliament for Siparia said she was met with great sadness when she learnt of the passing of cultural icon Lutalo Masimba (Roy Lewis), better known as Brother Resistance.
The Siparia MP said she came to know Brother Resistance over the years and particularly during her term as Prime Minister.
The Opposition Leader said among his many hits, one, in particular, stands out as a real masterpiece – “Mother Earth”.
The MP for Siparia said initially chosen as the theme song for World Environment Day in the Caribbean, “Mother Earth” quickly became the anthem for environmentalists across the region.
The Opposition Leader said in his song “Cyar Take That” a lamentation as to the inequalities in society he warns those in authority, “Life under poverty, is endless agony”.
The Opposition Leader said his was a life that stood true to his sobriquet: a man for the masses, a Brother, who will stand and resist