Malachi was born in Westmoreland, Jamaica. He was one of the founding members of “Poets in Unity,” an ensemble which brought dub poetry to the forefront of reggae in the late 1970s and carried it forward for a decade. Malachi has performed as an actor and poet, and has become known for his performances on radio and in television and live theatre. He was “Dub Poet of the Year” at the 1995 ReggaeSoca Awards.
edited by Kwame Dawes
by (artist) Jane King
The beat and language of reggae arose from the Jamaican countryside and the sidewalks of Kingston, but theyre basic for the poets represented in Wheel and Come Again. This remains true even though the poets&146 personal worlds range from the street to the university and from the tropics to Toronto, New York, and London. Wheel and Come Again featu …