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  • hip-deep September 3, 2015

    Dread Inna Inglan: How the U.K. Took to Reggae

    Jamaican music journeyed to England in the ‘60s when immigrants from the island flocked to the U.K. in search of jobs and a better life. But as racism, unemployment and poor living conditions developed in the ’70s, a new generation … Read more »

  • interview February 13, 2014

    Dennis Bovell: UK Reggae, Lovers Rock, and the Power of Linton Kwesi Johnson.

    It’s not entirely hyperbole to state that reggae in the United Kingdom wouldn’t exist without Dennis Bovell. It certainty wouldn’t have become what it did. The sound system operator-turned-producer, band leader of Matumbi, bass player, dub innovator, lovers rock songwriter … Read more »

  • blog February 7, 2014

    Dread Inna Inglan- Coming Next Week!

    It’s been in the works for a while, and now it’s finally here. This Thursday, Feb 14th, will see the launch of Afropop’s 10th season of Hip Deep- and mark the very FIRST time that we’ve visited London, England. Earlier … Read more »

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