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Mutabaruka: Reggae Star Is More Than A Poet

Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 26 July 1985

"I DON'T LIKE being classified as a dub poet because dub poetry is a limit to one's expression," Mutabaruka declares. "It's like saying that you're a rock musician and you only play rock. I'm just a poet, you know?"

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