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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Hear "The Beigeness" by Kate Tempest on the Guardian

Kate Tempest shares the first "chapter" from her upcoming "novel-rhyme" solo album, Everybody Down, on the Guardian - head here to listen.

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Young Fathers - North American Tour Kicks off Next Month

Hot on the heels of their SXSW adventures this month, Young Fathers are prepping for the US leg of their tour with Anticon's Baths. Full dates & tickets below the jump.

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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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Kate Tempest - Album Launch at Corsica Studios

Kate Tempest launches her new rap album Everybody Down at Corsica Studios on Tuesday 20 May, tickets available from See Tickets / Ticketmaster / Star Green

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