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The Half That’s Never Been Told: The Real-Life Reggae Adventures of Doctor Dread

A passionate memoir and fearless behind-the-scenes look at the personal lives of the biggest reggae stars in the world.

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A seminal Jones/Baraka literary land mine that launches AkashiClassics: Renegade Reprint Series.


The highly anticipated second title from Akashic’s groundbreaking street-lit imprint, The Armory, curated by author Kenji Jasper.

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