An exhibition at the Museum of London seeks to unearth the cultural and social impact dub music has had on the identity of the capital.
Photographer Akeem Smith has spent much of his life chronicling the creative spirit of dancehall and his archive forms a love letter to the culture that raised him.
‘In the ’70s, London was a dark place,’ remembers photographer Adrien Boot. ‘You know what they say – you need hard times and stress to make good music.’
Bobi Wine spent more than a decade singing about social justice issues in his native Uganda. Now, he’s trying to change the system from the inside.
After years of shaking up the British arts scene, the Rebel Dread talks punk, purism and the dangers of nostalgia.
Photographer Alex Bartsch has set himself an ambitious mission to track down the locations on the sleeves of iconic UK reggae records.
Jabulani Ngozi of the Black Roots and author Richard King reflect on how a radical spirit of resistance in the 1980s shaped the city’s unique music culture.
Reggae wouldn’t be reggae without Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry – unsung hero, wild preacher, original Rastaman.
London reggae artist Kiko Bun is destined for big things. After covering Toots and Maytals for This is England '90, he's surfing a dubby resurgence all the way to the top.
Musical influences are all around when your dad's a Sex Pistol. But eventually you have to go your own way.
The commercial ubiquity of Rasta has led many followers to seek refuge in Boboshanti, a more orthodox interpretation of the creed.