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Longread | The Johannesburg Review of Books - ZAM Magazine

Longread | The Johannesburg Review of Books  ZAM Magazine

The latest issue of the Johannesburg Review of Books brings you, amongst many others: Bongani Madondo, Rustum Kozai, Lebohang Mojapelo, Troy Onyango, ...

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A Cult Reggae Classic Deemed "Too Controversial" Finally Gets US Release - Hyperallergic

A Cult Reggae Classic Deemed "Too Controversial" Finally Gets US Release  Hyperallergic

Babylon (1980) portrays Jamaican musical collectives, called sound systems, as movements of decolonization and resistance. Shirine SaadMarch 14, 2019.

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'Babylon' Rising: The Resurrection of a Controversial U.K. Reggae Movie - Rolling Stone

'Babylon' Rising: The Resurrection of a Controversial U.K. Reggae Movie  Rolling Stone

There's a scene in Babylon, the 1980 cult classic considered by many to be the great U.K. reggae movie, where a bunch of Brixton residents gather together in a ...

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What “Babylon” Captured About Racism and Reggae - The New Yorker

What “Babylon” Captured About Racism and Reggae  The New Yorker

Hua Hsu on the U.S. release of “Babylon,” directed by Franco Rosso, a film about reggae and black British life in the nineteen-seventies.

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Oku Onuora - The 'I've Seen' Interview - Reggaeville.com

Oku Onuora - The 'I've Seen' Interview  Reggaeville.com

02/23/2019 by Angus Taylor. Oku Onuora - The 'I've Seen' Interview. Of all the many stories of triumph over adversity in Jamaican music, pioneering dub poet ...

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'Babylon' premieres: 'Yardie' begins BAM Reel Caribbean Series - Caribbean Life

'Babylon' premieres: 'Yardie' begins BAM Reel Caribbean Series  Caribbean Life

For the fifth consecutive year, the Brooklyn Academy of Music will spotlight more than a few fine films that feature factual and fictitious aspects of Caribbean life.

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Russian Doll's "Gotta Get Up" & More: Here's Harry Nilsson Covered - Stereogum

Russian Doll's "Gotta Get Up" & More: Here's Harry Nilsson Covered  Stereogum

Among singer-songwriters of the 1960s and '70s, Harry Nilsson may be respected, but is he famous? It's hard to say. Two of Nilsson's most renowned.

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New managing director for Black Cultural Archives - Brixton Blog

New managing director for Black Cultural Archives  Brixton Blog

Black Cultural Archives (BCA) has appointed Arike Oke as its new managing director. According to the BCA, her role, when she takes over from current director ...

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