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The Next Chapter​/​Recognise Me (I'm An African)

by Rodney P

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"The Next Chapter/Recognise Me (I’m An African)" marks the return of the godfather of British hip-hop, Rodney P aka The Riddim Killa, with his first solo release in over a decade. Out on Tru Thoughts, the white promo 7” represents the Rodney P of today. The two killer tracks embody and personify the evolving music and culture of his heritage while paying homage to his contribution to the UK hip-hop canon.

"The Next Chapter" is both personal and cultural. It’s a reintroduction to the hugely influential legend while laying out the next chapter in his respected career. Simultaneously it’s a commentary of how the music and culture he helped lay the foundations for has moved into a new space.

“Recognise Me (I’m An African)” see’s Rodney reconnect on a deeper level with his West-Indian heritage as a second-generation immigrant. Referencing Ghanaian politician and revolutionary Kwame Nkrumah, Rodney explores themes of identity and the ideology of pan-Africanism.


released October 11, 2019


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Rodney P London, UK

Since his days in the seminal UK hip hop group London Posse, Rodney P has been widely regarded as the Godfather of British hip hop. Inspiring a whole generation of British emcees and producers by being the first to rap in his authentic London accent, he produced a homegrown hip hop/reggae vibe that is distinctly rooted in the UK. ... more

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