Competition: Win Tickets to Mad Professor Live
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On Friday 21 September Stratford Circus will be graced by the powerful presence of Dub's freshest royalty, the legendary Mad Professor.
Mad Professor is without a doubt one of the most important artists in dub history. Starting out as a producer he opened his first recording studio from his living room in the London borough of Croydon, later moving to larger premises in Peckham. Rising to prominence over the years, he is now cited as a powerful and prolific producer. He has worked with the likes of Lee "Scratch" Perry, Sly and Robbie, Pato Banton, Massive Attack and more.
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In his show Dub Me Crazy Africa at Stratford Circus this September, Mad Professor will explore Mandinka and Yoruba cultures and sounds. This exploratory and experimental show is sure to be an interesting insight in to the twisted but brilliant logic of the Mad Professor.
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