Art on Black
d'bi. Young's unusual way of writing her stage name is an indicator of her innovative approach to dub poetry. A performance art, dub poetry has been moved to the printed page since its early beginnings in Jamaica and the Diaspora (Canada, the UK, and the US). The fact that this is d'bi. Young's first book of dub poetry, belies the maturity of a voice that has made impact in other media. young was recently nominated for two Gemini Awards - Best Individual Performance in a Comedy Series and the Viewers Choice Award for Favourite Comedian -- for her role in Lord Have Mercy!, the first black TV sitcom produced in Canada. This book is a must-read for those interested in dub poetry, feminist poetry, and post-colonial poetic forms. These are all dynamic parts of the global cultural landscape, and Canada's cultural discourse.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
children of a lesser god
johnny fi horrett
9 other sections not shown
afrikan androgyny anita stewart anoddah baby moonshine darling beauty becuz di blood believe them debbie bleed becuz bleeding/blood inna cry baby moonshine cry cry baby cuz mi dear d'bi.young darling dry yuh dawtah day old habits dear ogun debbie don't believe dry yuh tears dub poetry fair inna love five nights friend revolushun go to yuh granny griot habits die hard hakema hatehatehatehatehatehatehate I hate herstory hitler salute humans cry jamaica jean binta breeze johnny kindah kiss last night likkle linton kwesi johnson lips mikey smith moonshine darling dry morning everyting nevah nigger nights of bleeding/blood nuh waan oddah ogun oh don't believe orisha powah reggae remembah Rosie Douglas saul williams shit shituashun smile soldier cry storytelling tears and go tell har seh tell me debbie ting tongue uncle uncle sam waiter waiting to prey white pickney womban wounds run yemoja yuh bed