Clash Of The Sound Systems

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20041101

Robert Beckford investigates the history of the Jamaican Sound System in Britain.

From the 1950s to the 2004 Notting Hill Carnival, he looks at how they've played a vital social and educational role in the black community.

Contributors include Jazzie B, Norman Jay, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Dennis Bovell, MC Tippa Irie and the first UK Sound System owner, Duke Vin.