Well I’ve been a Rasta from ever since.
There’s loads in this statement.
Within Christianity, there is the belief that one must be born again to be saved.
The phrase “ever since”, means essentially from birth.
He could mean one of two things (or both):
- He was a Rasta since he was literally born.
- He was a Rasta since his decision to convert. (being born again)
In Bob’s own words:
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