Booker Prize-winning Jamaican author Marlon James takes Akala on a tour of Kingston, Jamaica Walking Cities

Booker Prize-winning author Marlon James takes rapper, poet and author Akala on a tour of Kingston, Jamaica. They discuss gentrification, racism and the rhythm of a busy urban environment. ‘Walking Cities’ pairs up UK and international writers to tour each other’s respective cities, providing an opportunity for the visiting poet or writer to encounter the foreign city through the eyes of their host. ‘Walking Cities’ has happened in countries across the world. Explore our playlist here: