"Let's get into it, man." Linton Kwesi Johnson impatiently announces from his office in London that he's "really pushed for time." The oft-interviewed artist may be heralded as an alternative poet-laureate by everyone from singer/ activist Michael Franti to Caribbean historian Edward Kamau Braithwaite, but such compliments don't add minutes to his schedule. Cutting off a question about his early years, Johnson offers to fax over his printed bio. "I really find it tiresome talking about things I've talked about maybe a million times... More >>>