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Lloyd Bradley (b 1955 London ) is a British music writer. 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... Greater London and the Regions of England. ... The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is a country in western Europe, and member of the Commonwealth of Nations, the G8, the European Union, and NATO. Usually known simply as the United Kingdom, the UK, or (inaccurately) as Great Britain or Britain, the UK has four constituent...

He discovered Jamaican music in his teenage years, while going out in the North London based sound systems and created his own named Dark Star System in the end of the sixties. Jamaica is an island country in the Caribbean Sea, known as the birthplace of many popular musical genres, including reggae, dub, raggamuffin and ska. ... This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...

He launched several magazines: Q magazine in 1988, Empire and Big for Emap Metro, Maxim for Dennis Publishing, Encore magazine in 1994 for Haymarket and then joined GQ as an editor. He is currently a freelance journalist and consultant for many titles, and spends his time writing books on stars like Rod Stewart or George Clinton. His journalistic contributions have been published in NME, Black Music Magazine, The Guardian, and Mojo among others... Bass Culture is considered as one of the most important books on reggae music. Q magazine is a music and entertainment magazine published monthly in the United Kingdom. ... 1988 is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... The Haymarket is a street in the St Jamess district of the City of Westminister in London, England. ... GQ can refer to several things: Gentlemens Quarterly, a mens magazine The ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code for Equatorial Guinea GQ, a replacement Quake 1 game engine This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Roderick David Stewart Roderick David Stewart (born January 10, 1945) is a British singer of Scottish descent. ... George Clinton is the name of several notable people: George Clinton (royal governor) (c. ... The New Musical Express (better known as the NME) is a weekly magazine about popular music published in the UK. It is unlike many other popular music magazines due to its intended focus on guitar-based music and indie rock bands, instead of mainstream pop acts. ... The Guardian was also the name of a U.S. television series. ... Mojo originated as a term with a specific meaning, but in the late 20th century became a very fluid term with many different meanings. ... Reggae is an African Caribbean style of music developed on the island of Jamaica and is closely linked to the religion Rastafarianism, though not universally popular among its members. ...


Same book under different versions: Dennis Morris was the official photographer for the Sex Pistols in 1977. ...

  • UK: Bass Culture: When Reggae Was King, 2001 for the UK version, Penguin Books Ltd, UK, ISBN 0140237631
  • USA: This Is Reggae Music: The Story of Jamaica's Music, 2001 for the US version, Grove Press , USA, ISBN 0802138284
  • France: Bass Culture: Quand le Reggae était roi, translation Manuel Rabasse, 2005 for the French version, Editions Allia, France, ISBN 2844851746

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Lloyd Bradley breaks off his Jamaican narrative at regular intervals to devote a chapter to an independently developing British scene which he knew at first hand.
Lloyd Bradley is a sharp critic of dancehall, objecting to what he considers its lyrical preoccupation with guns, consumerism and misogyny, its lack of musicianship, and, in his view, excessive domination by such American phenomena as gangsta rap.
Lloyd Bradley's ability to tell a complex story graphically and swiftly is shared too by that great Jamaican film The Harder They Come, the story of Rhygin, country boy come to town to make it as a reggae star but becoming instead a ghetto gunman who meets his end in a hail of bullets.
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