A recent article by CNN freelance writer Barry Neild ranks Jamaica as 3rd on “The world’s coolest nationalities” list. We are even cooler than Americans, so we can stop “twanging”. Below are his comments on Jamaican and the list. You can find the article on CNN.
Just don’t call him “mon” and you’ll be cool.
There’s more to Jamaicans than reggae, including Rastafarian (the most kick-back religion ever invented), an accent that’s the envy of the English-speaking world and the planet’s most distinctive and recognizable hairstyle. Note to backpackers: dreadlocks only cool on actual Jamaicans.
Icon of cool: Jimmy Cliff. The “Harder They Come” singer is still bringing it at 62.
Not so cool: High murder rate and widespread homophobia.
Here are the top 10 nationalities from the list