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Linton Kwesi Johnson (aka LKJ) (born 24 August 1952, in Chapelton, Jamaica) is a British-based . He became only the second living poet to be published in the Penguin series. His poetry involves the recitation of his own verse in Jamaican over , usually written in collaboration with renowned British reggae producer/artist Dennis Bovell .

Most of Johnson's poetry is , dealing mainly with the experiences of being an in Britain. However, he has also shown himself… read more

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  • Avatar for bramin22
    Hey Bozo, come to America!
  • Avatar for metawirt
    Hard to find any news. Golden PEN award "[url=http://www.theguardian.com/books/2012/dec/03/linton-kwesi-johnson-golden-pen-award]for a lifetime's distinguished service to literatur[/url]e", a few concerts here and there plus an [url=http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/linton-kwesi-johnson/margaret-thatcher-inner-city-riots_b_3081167.html]article about Thatcher/Brixton in the 80s[/url] and [url=http://organisedyouth.tumblr.com/post/57701998614/an-oral-history-interview-with-linton-kwesi]an interview[/url]...
  • Avatar for Akayz7
    he hasn't used his blog for 2 years... come back linton!!
  • Avatar for headeynyp
    might be worth checking his blog http://www.lintonkwesijohnson.com/lkj-blog/
  • Avatar for Murozvi
    Like the song which talks about George Lindo in England. Good one and always a joy to listen to.
  • Avatar for Akayz7
    what a man... really significant artist for reggae music.
  • Avatar for sp4cey4n_b
    ... massive wisdom and style ...
  • Avatar for nikoinista
    If I waz a tap natch poet
  • Avatar for rozali
    оёй чекнуть!
  • Avatar for alwiatmaardhana
    'showsialism is a wise old shepard' - di good life

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