Dub is Dub: Roots Manuva on Linton Kwesi Johnson

Dub is Dub: Roots Manuva on Linton Kwesi Johnson

The work of acclaimed dub poet and musician Linton Kwesi Johnson has had a profound effect on hip-hop artist Roots Manuva. He explains Johnson’s influence and tells Port why a dub poet is a ‘mutant hybrid’. Read the full article here.



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Roots Manuva - 15th Anniversary of the 'Brand New Second Hand' Album

Celebrating the passing of 15 years since Roots Manuva’s debut album, Big Dada are giving away the opening track "Movements" on SoundCloud.

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Roots Manuva - 15th Anniversary of the 'Brand New Second Hand' Album

Celebrating the passing of 15 years since Roots Manuva’s debut album, we are giving the opening track "Movements" on our SoundCloud here.

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Roots Manuva Headlines Nozstock Festival 2014

Big Dada mainstay Rodney Hylton Smith will headline Nozstock Festival this year, which takes place between 1 - 3 August in Herefordshire, UK.

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'New Music Cities': South London

Roots Manuva narrates the second episode of the Dazed-commissioned documentary on the sound of his south London surroundings - watch here.

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AIM Awards 2014: Young Fathers for Independent Breakthrough

We're also pleased to reveal our Scottish outfit, Young Fathers, have been nominated in the category of Independent Breakthrough act in this year's awards, congratulations guys!

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AIM Awards 2014: Kate Tempest for Independent Album

We're delighted to announce the first of our nominations for this year's AIM Awards is the wonderful Kate Tempest, who is in the running for Independent Album Of The Year with Everybody Down. See the full list of nominees here.

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Tre Mission - Debut Album 'Stigmata' Out Now

The debut album from Toronto rap-wunderkind Tre Mission is out now worldwide on LP, CD and digital formats, available from Big Dada, iTunes & Amazon

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DELS to Release ‘Petals Have Fallen’ Album on 3 Nov, Hear New Track "RGB"

Listen to RGB, the first track from DELS second album for Big Dada, Petals Have Fallen, to be released later this year. Order your copy on LP, CD and download - Big Dada / iTunes / Amazon

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