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Linton Kwesi Johnson (aka LKJ) (born 24 August 1952, in Chapelton, Jamaica) is a British-based Dub poet. 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 Creole over dub-reggae, usually written in collaboration with renowned British reggae producer/artist Dennis Bovell .

Most of Johnson's poetry is political, dealing mainly with the…

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  • 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]...
  • he hasn't used his blog for 2 years... come back linton!!
  • might be worth checking his blog http://www.lintonkwesijohnson.com/lkj-blog/
  • Like the song which talks about George Lindo in England. Good one and always a joy to listen to.
  • what a man... really significant artist for reggae music.
  • ... massive wisdom and style ...
  • If I waz a tap natch poet
  • оёй чекнуть!
  • 'showsialism is a wise old shepard' - di good life
  • A poet who simply knew great music.

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