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Linton Kwesi Johnson

Linton Kwesi Johnson (aka LKJ) (born in Jamaica, 24 August 1952) is a UK-based dub poet. In 2002 he became the second living poet, and the only black poet, to be published in the Penguin Modern Classics series. His performance 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. His middle name, "Kwesi", is Ghanaian. more »


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1985
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people sayinÃ?' dis 
people sayinÃ?' dat 
`bout di youtÃ?' af today 
how dem carryinÃ?' on away 
anÃ?' it noh funny 
it noh funny 

dem wi` tek chance 
fi get a lickle kile 
dem wi` tek chance 
fi live-it-up a while 
dem wi` tek chance 
fi live-it-up in style 
dem wi` tek chance 
fi goh jump anÃ?' prance 
dem wi` tek chance 
far dem love blues dance 
dem wi` tek chance 
anÃ?' dem donÃ?'t count di caas 

people sayinÃ?' dis 
people sayinÃ?' dat 
`bout di youtÃ?' af today 
how dem causinÃ?' affray 
anÃ?' it noh funny 
it noh funny 

dem wi` tek chance 
anÃ?' dem love cuss raas 
dem wi` tek chance 
dem wiÃ?'skip dem claas 
dem wi` tek chance 
fi goh pap a lickle style 
dem wi` tek chance 
dem dhu it all di while 
dem wi` tek chance 
but some a dem laas 
dem wi` tek chance 
anÃ?'dem donÃ?'t count di caas 

people sayinÃ?' dis 
people sayinÃ?' dat 
`bout di youtÃ?' af today 
Ã?'bout di way dem stay 
anÃ?' it noh funny 
it noh funny 

dem wi` tek chance 
fi get a lickle kally 
dem wi` tek chance 
wid yÃ?'you lickle sistah Sally 
dem wi` tek chance 
far dem feel dem force 
dem wi` tek chance 
but dem gat no course 
dem wi` tek chance 
but dem is nat advanced 
dem wi` tek chance 
anÃ?' dem donÃ?'t count di caas 

people sayinÃ?' dis 
people sayinÃ?' dat 
`bout di youtÃ?' af today 
how dem really stay 
anÃ?' it noh funny 
it noh funny

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Written by: LINTON KWESI JOHNSON

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