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Lemn Sissay

Gil Scott-Heron Special: Dave Okumu with Lemn Sissay & Jono McCleery // 30-03-17

Two days before what would have been his 68th birthday, we celebrate the life and legacy of jazz musician and spoken word artist Gil Scott-Heron. The two hour special live from London is fronted by Dave Okumu, bandleader of Mercury-nominated The Invisible and musical director of Pieces of a Man: The Gil-Scott... continue reading

Lemn Sissay

Lemn Sissay, author and broadcaster, pops by to play some records and have a chat. Tracklist Meklit featuring Samuel Yirga - Kemekem (I Like Your Afro) [Six Degrees] // US Mulatu Astatke & The Heliocentrics - Masenqo [Strut] // UK Mulatu Astatke - Yekermo Sew [Amha Records] // Ethiopia Trim - Before... continue reading