Reggae Kinda Sweet: Photography by Pogus Caesar Image

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Film maker and Photojournalist Pogus Caesar to showcase a unique exhibition entitled "Reggae Kinda Sweet" from 3rd July to August 31st in Birmingham 

From Burning Spear in 1985 to Dennis Brown in 1986 and Ken Boothe in 2011, this unique exhibition documents how Reggae music in its tributaries of sound, has changed and renewed itself over the decades.

To coincide with the Simmer Down festivalThe Drum in association with OOM Gallery Archive is showcasing a limited selection of largely unpublished, rare and nostalgic archive photographs featuring legendary Reggae musicians.

These images conjure up an alphabet of the music from Jamaica, connecting the UK, journeying from Mighty Diamonds and Jimmy Cliff to Augustus Pablo via the mighty Lee 'Scratch' Perry.

In a 30-year career of taking photographs, Pogus Caesar has uniquely captured moments of everyday life with a simple Canon 35mm camera, spontaneously recording the unfamiliar, as well as the celebrated and the iconic.

The Exhibition will be held at The Drum, 144 Potters Lane, Aston, B6 4UU Birmingham, United Kingdom. 

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