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Baker's Dozen

Roots Rock Riot: Benji Webbe Of Skindred's Favourite Albums
Dom Smith , May 27th, 2014 10:00

The alternative metallers' frontman gives Dom Smith his Baker's Dozen of top LPs ahead of a summer of festival sets in support of their new album, Kill The Power


Public Enemy – Fear Of A Black Planet
The first time I ever saw or heard anything of Public Enemy, I was in my flat as a kid, and I saw Flavor Flav walking down the street, and in his hand, he had a load of money. He was walking down the street and showing all these cameras his money! I didn't know shit about the music, but I just thought the image of this kid, walking down the street with a clock around his neck was just riveting to me. It was the way he looked and the way he talked. Then I got into the albums, and started listening to Public Enemy more and more, and that was it. It was all so punk rock to me, because as a kid, I was into that and I'd never seen black music delivered in such a rebellious way. I think music is much more deadly when people try to go over the edge and fuck with styles a little bit.