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Jean Binta Breeze is a Jamaican-British poet who published her first collection in 1983, having begun performing a few years earlier. Her poetic style is based around verbal delivery and musical accompaniment. Her writing is often centred around the problems and wonders of life in Jamaica.
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March 11, 1956 JBB was born Jean Lumsden in Patty Hill, Jamaica. Bibliographic Citation link.
1983 JBB's first poetry collection, Answers, was published by Masani Publications, a specifically Rastafari publisher out of Jamaica. The text is now extremely difficult to find. Bibliographic Citation link.
30 June 2011 Third World Girl: Selected Poems by JBB was published, a volume also including (on a DVD) two filmed performances and an interview. Bibliographic Citation link.
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