Lloyd Bradley is the author of Bass Culture: When Reggae Was King (Penguin, 2000), an account of the glory days of the Jamaican music industry, currently in its 14th UK printing, translated into six different languages and the best-selling book ever written about Jamaican music or culture. He was Associate Producer of the BBC's 2002 series Reggae: The Story Of Jamaican Music and author of its accompanying book. As a regular contributor to Mojo, The Observer, the BBC and The Times, and formerly of Q, the NME, The Guardian and The Independent, Lloyd is one of the UK's most respected writers and broadcasters on the subjects of Caribbean music, culture and its impact on the UK.
Books by Lloyd Bradley
Sounds Like London
Scheduled for Radio 4 Book of the week – acclaimed writer Lloyd Bradley explores the influence of immigrant cultures on the capital's music scene