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The Badder the Better: Soulboy Life in London

Paul Wellings, The Evening Standard, 31 March 1988

IN LONDON TOWN, they’re funking till they’re raw. From badland clubland they’ve voted with their feet for black soul music. Pirate stations like LWR and Kiss FM command bigger audiences in the capital than Radio One. Council estate kids part with bundles of cold cash money for the latest soulboy clothes and import records.

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