Dub Poetry is a form of performance poetry of West Indian origin, which evolved into dub music consisting of spoken word over reggae rhythms in Jamaica in the 1970s. Unlike Dee Jaying (also known as Toasting or Poe Chatting) which also features the use of the spoken word, the Dub Poet's performance is normally prepared, rather than the extemporised chat of the Dancehall Dee Jay, and in many cases the Dub Poet will appear on stage with a band performing music specifically written to accompany their poems, rather than simply perform over the top of dub plates, or riddims, in the Dancehall fashion.
Dub poetry is mostly of an overtly political and social nature, with none of the b ...
Superslick production on this funky dub track. Hiphop beats and bass refined with organ, jazzy breaks, electric guit, lots of musical detail and male spoken words about a man seeking wisdom and finding it in a woman. Fine in fashion shows, urban bar lounge movie scenes or beatnik urban rap poetry, Male Vocals, Reggae, Dub Poetry