To accompany Afropop's latest Hip Deep program, we offer two Beat magazine articles on the outspoken and controversial Jamaican dub poet Oku Onuora, who was recently interviewed for "State of Emergency: Reggae Reflections on Jamaica’s Partisan Politics," produced by Saxon Baird and David Katz. The Beat article "A Poem is Like A Bomb" is an interview by Jill Taylor and Tony Brennan from 1985.
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The second feature, "Echo and Bomb: Oku Onuora's Explosive Dub Poetry," by Occidental College professor Elmer Griffin in was published in 1993.
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