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Soul II Soul's Jazzie B (2005)

Interview by Bill Brewster, Frank Broughton, Rock's Backpages Audio, 2 February 2005

The original Funki Dread goes deep into his roots, from a family background in reggae sound systems to Soul II Soul at the Africa Centre, via bunking off school to go to Crackers; DJs like George Power and Paul 'Trouble' Anderson; setting up S II S, and the original warehouse parties. Riveting stuff.

File format: mp3; file size: 87.2mb, interview length: 1h 35' 15" sound quality: *****

ARTICLES IN LIBRARY

Jazzie B and the New Black Economy

Report and Interview by Cynthia Rose, New Statesman, 17 June 1988

A thriving underground enterprise culture has grown up around music – bootlegged vinyl, pirate radio, warehouse parties. It’s a black economy powered by black aesthetics ...

Smith & Mighty and Soul II Soul: Anyone Who Had A Sound

Profile and Interview by Paolo Hewitt, New Musical Express, 11 March 1989

Here PAOLO HEWITT gets on the Voice Beat with SMITH & MIGHTY and SOUL II SOUL. ...

Soul II Soul: The Palladium, New York

Live Review by Sean O'Hagan, New Musical Express, 5 August 1989

SQUEEZED BETWEEN the hard core Hip-hop of Red Alert and DJ Mark The 45 King, the US dance remix of 'Keep On Movin'', holds its ...

Soul II Soul: Funki Bold Demeanour

Interview by Sean O'Hagan, New Musical Express, 30 September 1989

• Current king of British clubs JAZZIE B is preparing to launch SOUL II SOUL even further ahead of the opposition-the summer soundtrack on both ...

Soul II Soul

Interview by Cynthia Rose, Observer, The, October 1989

A mix of songs that paint pictures, with women and God driving the music and the marketing machine, have spawned a Soul II Soul empire. ...

Soul II Soul: Songs In The Key Of Life

Interview by Ian Gittins, Melody Maker, 16 December 1989

WITH A STRING OF SUCCESSFUL SINGLES AND A STUNNING DEBUT ALBUM, SOUL II SOUL HAVE SPEARHEADED THE DANCE REVIVAL OF THE LATE-EIGHTIES AND LOOK LIKE ...

Soul II Soul: Volume 2: 1990 A Brand New Decade (10 Records L/Cassette/CD)

Review by Paolo Hewitt, New Musical Express, 19 May 1990

JAZZIE'S DREAM ...

Soul II Soul: Jazzie B Keeps On Movin'

Interview by Mark Rowland, Musician, June 1990

JAZZIE B SAT near one corner of the crowded North Hollywood sound studio, watching the musicians casually file into the room and take their places ...

Soul II Soul: Voice of the B Jive

Interview by Push, Melody Maker, 16 June 1990

JAZZIE B HAS ALREADY BEEN CREDITED WITH CHANGING THE FACE OF DANCE MUSIC IN THE LATE-EIGHTIES. SINCE THE RELEASE OF CLUB CLASSICS VOL 1 LAST ...

Soul II Soul: Brighton Centre

Live Review by Steven Wells, New Musical Express, 22 September 1990

SOUL LAAAARGAAAAH! ...

Soul II Soul: Volume II Just Right (Ten/All formats)

Review by Betty Page, New Musical Express, 18 April 1992

THE SOUL II Soul collective is undoubtedly a shining example of enterprise culture at its best; this culture, of course, being of the Caribbean roots ...

Soul II Soul: The Right Time

Interview by Jeff Lorez, Blues & Soul, 5 May 1992

Jazzie B feels Soul II Soul should be recognised for more than just their beats. The collective's new album Just Right Volume II aims to ...

SOUL II SOUL

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

Jazzie B, b. Beresford Romeo, 26 January 1963, London, England; Nellee Hooper; Philip Harvey; Caron Wheeler, b. 19 January 1963 ...

Timmy Regisford

Interview by Marc Rowlands, Southport Weekender Programme, September 2002

I'VE NEVER seen an interview with Timmy Regisford before. I don't know if he seldom does them. I know he doesn't enjoy them, not that ...

Soul II Soul's Jazzie B: "Ride what you've got until the wheels fall off"

Report and Interview by Lloyd Bradley, Evening Standard, The, 11 June 2014

Some people already know that Jazzie B is a London Legend but tonight at the first London Music Awards he takes the title officially. The ...

see also Caron Wheeler

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