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I once had the dubious honour of a Mutabaruka poem being dedicated to me - dubious because of the poem's refrain: "it no good fi stay inna white man country too long". But to be fair to Muta, in later poems he empathises with the immigrant. His name is known throughout Jamaica: his weekly late night talk show, The Cutting Edge on Irie FM, has made Muta a national figure, albeit a controversial one, and through the internet his show now has an international audience.
This renowned dub poet, reggae artist, actor, rasta philosopher, broadcaster and entrepreneur found his adopted name in a book of poems as a schoolboy. He later discovered that, in Rwanda, the name means "one who is always victorious".
Muta is a charismatic, loquacious, bare-footed rasta who oozes self-confidence. A strict vegan, he does not imbibe opiates of any kind. The poem wittily employs colonial nonsense rhymes to comment on post- colonial conditions of life for Jamaica's working class. It made me laugh. I was a young poet then of Muta's Marius Cultier Ouelele Souskai, trying to find my own voice.
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They're part of our culture. Zephaniah self-identifies as an anarchist. In Decemberalong with 42 other leading cultural figures, Zephaniah signed a letter endorsing the Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn 's Dub Poets Black White in the general election.
The letter stated that "Labour's election manifesto under Jeremy Dieter Reith Love And Fantasy leadership offers a transformative plan that prioritises the needs of people and the planet over private profit and the vested interests of a few. On 17 July Zephaniah received an honorary doctorate from the University of Birmingham. He has released XTC Making Plans For Nigel albums of original music.
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Many dub poets are still creating music to this very day. It was during this era that the poetry emerged as more metaphorical, and less imposing. Many poets tried to broaden their Dub Poets Black White and give a new life to the poetry.
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