Linton Kwesi Johnson

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Linton Kwesi Johnson (aka LKJ) (born 24 August 1952, Chapelton, Jamaica) is a British-based dub poet. He became the second living poet, and the only black poet, to be published in the Penguin Classics series.

His poetry involves the recitation of his own verse in Jamaican Patois over dub-reggae, usually written in collaboration with renowned British reggae producer/artist Dennis Bovell. (Continue reading)

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