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Soul II Soul

Soul II Soul helped give Black British music and UK club sounds a truly unique identity. Collective founder Jazzie B talks about their ground-breaking debut, ‘Fairplay’, and traces his journey from London soundsystem culture to global star with Ben Osborne

When, after a series of near misses, Jazzie B and DJ Mag finally connect, Jazzie’s in a taxi heading for a video shoot.

“I’m not...

'A Happy Face, A Thumpin' Bass, For A Lovin' Race' takes its name from the London artist's longtime motto

Jazzie B, founding member of Soul II Soul, is releasing an autobiography.

The book, titled 'A Happy Face, A Thumpin' Bass, For A Lovin' Race'...

Jazzie's early days

Starting out as a 13-year-old in London with a reggae soundsystem called Jah Rico in 1987, Jazzie B, presented with an OBE in 2008, celebrates his 25th year in the industry next year, but not before he brings the Soul II Soul live show to SW4 on Saturday 25th August.