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Big Youth: Screaming Target (Trojan).

Richard Williams, Melody Maker, 28 July 1973

BIG YOUTH is the latest sensation in the Jamaican market for disc-jockeys who improvise spoken lyrics (rhymes, exhortations, etc) over backings tracks. Taking over from the previous favourites like U. Roy, Scotty, I. Roy, and Dennis Alcapone, he sounds to me more like a genuine Rudie than any of them.

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