The musical poet LKJ, Linton Kwesi Johnson is the special guest on this weeks Reggae Makossa show. Reggae Makossa is hosted by the world famous Makeda Dread. The show airs Thursday, May 1st on the BigUpRadio.com Steady Rockin’ Roots station. Don’t miss this special interview and live performance with LKJ! Tune in this and every Thursday for theReggae Makossa show! ONE LOVE
About LKJ :Linton Kwesi Johnson was born on 24 August 1952 in Chapelton, a small town in the rural parish of Clarendon, Jamaica. He came to London in 1963, went to Tulse Hill secondary school and later studied Sociology at Goldsmiths’ College, University of London.
Whilst still at school he joined the Black Panthers, helped to organize a poetry workshop within the movement and developed his work with Rasta Love, a group of poets and drummers. In 1977 he was awarded a C Day Lewis Fellowship, becoming the writer-in-residence for the London Borough of Lambeth for that year. He went on to work as the Library Resources and Education Officer at the Keskidee Centre, the first home of Black theatre and art.
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