BENJAMIN ZEPHANIAH @ The 17th London African Music Festival

Benjamin Zephaniah and the Revolutionary Minds EartH

The 17th London African Music Festival are very pleased to announce that the celebrated musician, writer, poet and political activist Benjamin Zephaniah and the Revolutionary Minds. Revolutionary Minds is a chance to experience Zephaniah’s innovative talent in full force; a triumphant creation of emotional songs that highlight the poignant global issues faced by society today. Widely celebrated as one of the greatest poets of his generation, Zephaniah is strongly influenced by the music and poetry of Jamaica and what he calls “street politics”.

His poetry, books and plays have captivated hearts and minds, fuelling imaginations and winning him a legion of fans all over the world. Though his music is lesser known than his written work it is no less fervent. Created alongside his accomplished producer and collaborator The Sea, Revolutionary Minds album is a deep selection of dub-reggae juggernauts, the essence and style of which fully reinforce the messages projected through Zephaniah’s powerful lyrics.

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