Roots Manuva


Name Start End Country
Electric Picnic 31 Aug 2012 2 Sep 2012 Ireland
Dour Festival 12 Jul 2012 15 Jul 2012 Belgium
Roots Manuva


Roots Manuva, born Rodney Smith is a British hip-hop artist, who mixes hip hop with reggae and dub as well as electronica, and even some gospel. He grew up around Stockwell in South London. His parents were from a small village in Jamaica called Banana Hole where his father was a preacher and tailor. Spending much of his early years in poverty, this and his strict Pentecostal upbringing clearly had an influence on his music as can be seen in many of his tracks such as " Sinny Sin Sins" and " Colossal Insight". Read more about Roots Manuva on User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License and may also be available under the GNU FDL.

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