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Chaka Demus and Pliers

Chaka Demus and Pliers

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Shabba: Arrival — Ragga's Born Again

Report and Interview by Dele Fadele, New Musical Express, 25 December 1993

Just as grunge crossed over from the streets to the catwalk, RAGGA made the shift from underground to mainstream in 1993. Laying siege to the ...

Chaka Demus & Pliers: Maestro's, Bradford

Live Review by Simon Warner, The Guardian, 10 March 1994

AFTER THE brooding intensity of Shabba Ranks and the controversies engulfing ragga and dancehall generally, it is easy to forget that while reggae has frequently ...

Chaka Demus and Pliers: The Rolls Royce of Ragga

Report and Interview by Mark Cooper, Q, May 1994

"ANY QUESTIONS then?" ...

Chaka Demus and Pliers, General Levy: Brixton Academy, London

Live Review by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 18 July 1994

THE RANKS of policemen who materialise outside Brixton Academy during shows by black artists were absent Friday night. Clearly, they had been informed that no ...


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