Black British Lives Matter with Lenny Henry and Marcus Ryder


Black British Music Matters With Jazzie B, Carlton Dixon and Beverley Knight

Season 1, Ep. 4

This is the podcast where we explore why and how Black British lives matter – What it means to be Black and British, our culture, our joy and our pain.

This week we discuss why Black British Music Matters with Jazzie B, Beverley Knight and Carlton Dixon. Literally the best experts and royalty of Black British music, to guide us through this incredibly important subject.


From lovers rock to grime, and from Soul II Soul to Stormzy we cover it all and what our music says about Black British identity.


Find out more about the hosts and guests:


Jazzie B

Twitter: @JazzieB

Instagram: @jazziebobe


Carlton Dixon



Beverley Knight

Instagram: @beverleyknight


Marcus Ryder

Twitter @marcusryder


Lenny Henry

Twitter @LennyHenry


Our book: Black British Lives Matter by Lenny Henry and Marcus Ryder is published by Faber & Faber and is available to purchase here:


Podcast art by Faber

Music by The Lethargees

This podcast is a Faber & Faber production

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