David Rodigan a white Briton called himself the God father of reggae in England has elicited bitter reactions stating that the truth from veteran soundsystem originator and owner ‘Lloyd Coxsone’ of Coxsone Outernational Sound System. According to Lloyd, Rodigan is a white boy using the black man culture to big himself up and most Jamaican reggae artistes are in mental slavery that is why they sucker to Rodigan. Lloyd describes the struggle against systematic police brutally in placing reggae music in Uk and states a potent point that all reggae selectors should ask themselves, from King Lion Sounds, Dohty Family, Mo Sounds and many more, which reggae musician have you buss out in the Kenyan scene?
Here is the accolades David Rodigan has received; In 2005 he was inducted into the Sony Radio Academy Hall Of Fame and has also won three highly coveted Sony Radio Academy Gold Awards; The Music Broadcaster Of The Year. (Kiss 100 – 2004), The Specialist Music Broadcaster Of The Year (Kiss 100 – 2009), The Specialist Music Broadcaster Of The Year (BBC Radio 2 – 2012), and in 2012 he was awarded the MBE for “services to broadcasting” at Buckingham Palace. Here is the rebut by Lloyd Coxsone.