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Make Art, Win A Lee "Scratch" Perry Blackboard Jungle Box Set From LargeUp

Lenny Kravitz, Grace Jones, Lauryn Hill, Lion Babe, Thundercat, SZA & More Rock The Afropunk Festival 2015 in Brooklyn, NY.Blackboard_Jungle_Dub

Words by Jesse Serwer.

Blackboard Jungle Dub, Lee “Scratch” Perry’s landmark 1973 LP with King Tubby at the controls, was recently reissued as a box set by Get On Down Records, with the original full-length album spread across three pieces of red, yellow and green 10″ vinyl. Only 2,000 copies of the limited edition package (which comes with a giant 30” x 30” poster of the LP cover art, and is housed in full color hinged box set, complete with a magnetic clasp) were produced--and were only made available for sale at brick-and-mortar record stores, as part of April’s Record Store Day promotion. Often cited as the first dub LP, Blackboard Jungle Dub was fully remastered just for the box set, and has never sounded better.

Get on Down have given our Caribbean channel-partners at LargeUp two copies of the set to give away to the people who submit the best Lee Perry-inspired illustrations. This could be a drawing of Lee himself, a re-imagining of the artwork from Blackboard Jungle or one of Perry’s other iconic albums–anything. Just jpeg it, send it to us at, or tweet it at us @largeupdotcom. We’ll even publish the illo on LargeUp if we really like it. Here’s “Blackboard Jungle Version 1″ to get your creative juices flowing.