Linton Kwesi Johnson

    Linton Kwesi Johnson

    • Linton Kwesi Johnson
    Linton Kwesi Johnson

    Linton Kwesi Johnson

    • Linton Kwesi Johnson

    Linton Kwesi Johnson

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        Although he has only released one album of new material in the last ten years, and virtually retired from the live stage after his 1985 tour, Linton Kwesi Johnson remains a towering figure in reggae music. Born in Kingston, Jamaica and raised in the Brixton section of London, Johnson invented dub poetry, a type of toasting descended from the DJ stylings of U-Roy and I-Roy. But whereas toasting tended to be hyperkinetic and given to fits of braggadocio, Johnson's poetry (which is... Read more

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