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.
Celebrating the passing of 15 years since Roots Manuva’s debut album, Big Dada are giving away the opening track "Movements" on SoundCloud.
Celebrating the passing of 15 years since Roots Manuva’s debut album, we are giving the opening track "Movements" on our SoundCloud here.
Big Dada mainstay Rodney Hylton Smith will headline Nozstock Festival this year, which takes place between 1 - 3 August in Herefordshire, UK.
Roots Manuva narrates the second episode of the Dazed-commissioned documentary on the sound of his south London surroundings - watch here.
Fresh off Busdriver's forthcoming new record, check out the new video for Colonize The Moon, featuring New York's Pegasus Warning, just one of many brilliant collaborations from the 13-track album.
Next week catch Toronto's Tre Mission live in London at Basement alongside Kelvin Jones, Seb Chew and Martelo ahead of his debut Stigmata album out later this year. RSVP here for free entry.
Our main man DELS is soundtracking the week's tail-end with a fine selection of tracks for our friends over at It's Nice That ft. Aphex Twin, John Talabot & more - listen in.
Busdriver drops the official video for "Ego Death", directed by the inimitable, mind-bending master and Brainfeeder-affiliate Strangeloop, the first single from his upcoming record, Perfect Hair.
Get The Get
Watch Me Dance
Toddla T with Roots Manuva
Coldcut feat. Roots Manuva
Nice Up The Function
Mr. Scruff feat. Roots Manuva
Again & Again
Nozstock Festival, Herefordshire, , GB
Brownstock, Essex, , GB
Recyclart, Brussels, , BE
Kendall Calling, Hackthope, , GB
Farmfestival 2014, Somerset, , GB
D.EDGE, Sao Paulo, , BA
XOYO, London, , GB
Farm Festival, Somerset, , GB
The North Borders Tour. — Live
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