Mutabaruka (aka Allan Hope)

About Mutabaruka

Biography and Filmography (IMDb)

Discography (Napster)

Oumano, Elena. “Mutabaruka Presides over ‘Spirits‘.” Billboard, 1998                                                        



Hoffert, Barbara, and Ann Burns. “Seed.” Library Journal, vol. 127, no. 16, Oct. 2002

Morris, Mervyn. “Chapter 7: Mutabaruka.” Is English We Speaking & Other Essays, 1999

Morris, Mervyn. “Mutabaruka.” Critical Quarterly, vol. 38, no. 4, 1996



Doumerc, Eric. “From Page-Poet to Recording Artist: Mutabaruka Interviewed by Eric Doumerc.” The Journal of Commonwealth Literature, vol. 44, no. 3, 2009

C., Scott. “Muta seh… Jamaican dub Poet Mutabaruka Talks About Iraq, Africa and Reasoning.” Montreal Mirror, vol. 19, no. 2, 26 Jul. 2003



M’Baye, Babacar. “Caribbean Migratory Experiences in Queen Macoomeh’s Tales from Icebox Land and Mutabaruka’s Poetry.” Southern Journal of Canadian Studies, vol. 5, no. 1–2, Dec. 2012



Poetry Collections

With Mervyn Morris. The Next Poems (2005)

The First Poems (1980)

Sun and Moon (1976)

Outcry (1973)


Essays/Articles/Non-Fiction/Short Stories

With Werner Zips. “‘Fighting Injustice & Subordination’: Mutabaruka’s Return to the Motherland.” The Caribbean Writer as Warrior of the Imaginary, Gyssels and Ledent (eds.), 2008


Audio and Audiovisual Material

Mutabaruka at AFRIKIN 2019. YouTube, 13 Dec. 2019

An Exclusive Interview with Mutabaruka. YouTube, 11 Apr. 2019

Mutabaruka Interview: “Message to World Leaders, Rasta, and Reggae Artist. " YouTube, 19 Jul. 2017

Mutabaruka Interview: Why he Loves Television. YouTube, 3 Feb. 2016

Interview with Mutabaruka at Reggae Sundance 2013. YouTube, 12 Aug. 2013

Mutabaruka performs "Colour Problem." YouTube, 17 Nov. 2010

Life and Lessons (2009)

Mutabaruka Performs on Def Poetry Jam. YouTube, 11 Apr. 2007

In Combination (2006)

Life Squared (2002)

Muta in Dub (1998)

Gathering of the Spirits (1998)

Melanin Man (1994)

Blakk Wi Blak…K…K… (1991)

Mutabaruka (1990)

Any Which Way… Freedom (1989)

The Mystery Unfolds (1986)

Outcry (1984)

Dub Poets Dub (1983)

Check It! (1982)

Live at Reggae Sunsplash (1982)