LINTON KWESI JOHNSON – Reggae Dub Poet Fighting Fascists In Germany In 1998

22 January 2023

Artist: LINTON KWESI JOHNSON
Who: Praised Jamaica-born, British-based dub poet (aged 70)
Signature LP: Forces Of Victory (1978), his debut.

Live track: FITE DEM BACK from Forces Of Victory
Where: Chiemsee Reggae Summer Festival Germany
When: 11 July 1998

“we gonna smash their brains in
cause they ain’t got nofink in ’em
we gonna smash their brains in
cause they ain’t got nofink in ’em

some a dem say dem a niggah haytah
an’ some a dem say dem a black beatah
some a dem say dem a black stabbah
an’ some a dem say dem a paki bashah

fashist an di attack
noh baddah worry ’bout dat
fashist an di attack
wi wi’ fite dem back
fashist an di attack
den wi countah-attack
fashist an di attack
den wi drive dem back

we gonna smash their brains in
cause they ain’t got nofink in ’em
we gonna smash their brains in
cause they ain’t got nofink in ’em”

LKJ: Bio – Discography

(photo on top: cover of LKJ’s album ‘More Time’ / ‘Dread Beat And Blood’)

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