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Lightnin' Rod

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Jalal Nuridden:The Verse Is Yet To Come

Interview by Chris Roberts, Sounds, 29 September 1984

LAST POET Jalal Nuridden recites to Chris Roberts ...

Great Recordings: Lightnin' Rod — Hustler's Convention

Retrospective by Kodwo Eshun, The Wire, October 1993

In 1973, Jalal Nuriddin of The Last Poets changed his name to Lightnin' Rod and recorded Hustler's Convention, the first Blaxploitation audiodrama. Kodwo Eshun recalls ...

Alan Douglas: Thee Man Who Sold The Underworld

Retrospective and Interview by Edwin Pouncey, The Wire, July 1997

Now into his fifth decade at the doors of perception, label boss ALAN DOUGLAS hasworked with many of the century's underground greats, from Lenny Bruce, ...

Lightnin' Rod's Hustlers Convention: Rap's Great Lost Album

Retrospective and Interview by Graeme Thomson, The Guardian, 30 January 2014

A FULL DECADE before Public Enemy revolutionised the world of rap, Chuck D first encountered the album he describes today as "a verbal roadmap for people trying to ...

see also Last Poets, The

see also Jalal Mansur Nuriddin


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