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Issue 1098

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Koffee Koffee Koffee Koffee

Koffee: Cream of the crop

Pete Lewis interviews 18-year-old female Jamaican singjay Koffee around the release of her current, Walshy Fire-produced single “Throne” and soon-come debut EP “Rapture”...

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Chaka Demus & Pliers: Still Floating Like A Butterfly

Pete Lewis interviews internationally-successful Jamaican reggae/dancehall duo Chaka Demus & Pliers, who this month undertake their first UK tour in over ten years...

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Lee Scratch Perry poster

Lee Scratch Perry: From Dub Star To Film Star

The new film about reggae legend Lee Scratch Perry is now released on DVD after a UK cinemas tour, and winning prestigious awards at various overseas film festivals.

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Nature Nature Nature Nature

Nature: Prepare the throne

B&S' Simon Redley talks to an artist with the reggae world at his feet, Nature, drop a new album "Life Journey" and sheds light on his eventful upbringing...

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Idris Elba: mii Idris Elba

B&S Editor Lee Tyler talks to UK actor/DJ/producer Idris Elba about the mii Mandela musical project which accompanies his portrayal of South African freedom fighter/president Nelson Mandela in movie The Long Walk To Freedom...

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Gyptian: Loverâs Rock God

Determined not to fall prey to the âlove godâ phenomenon associated with Jamaicaâs leading loverâs rock icon Gyptian, I caught up with him at the Wembley Hilton in the midst of his promotional tour following the release of

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UB40: Reggae Reggae Source

The album is a warm and affectionate tribute to country music, country artists and country music songwriters. I ask why country and not just another reggae album, lads?...

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Sean Paul: Gettin' Down n' Dutty

Pete Lewis reacquaints himself with Jamaican dancehall superstar Sean Paul, as the multi-million-selling international chart-topper prepares for the release of his sixth studio album âFull Frequencyâ...

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Andy Kerhsaw (skateboarding on the Isle of Man)

Riding the Hurricane with Andy Kershaw

Cue Mr Andrew Kershaw. Unlike your average radio DJ, AK is a cracking inquisitor. One of the countryâs most decorated radio broadcasters, not only for his music shows, but also for his intrepid journalism...

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Sly & Robbie

Sly & Robbie: Sly Speaks............

Reggae royalty. Drum and bass superstars Sly & Robbie have played on an estimated one million records during almost four decades together. Sly Dunbar takes a breakfast-time call from Blues & Soulâs early bird Simon Redley...

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