Watch Out and Bad: Documentary that Chronicles London’s LGBT Dancehall Scene


In the early 2000s, the UK saw an influx of young gay Jamaicans fleeing their country’s anti-gay laws. During this time, they found home and family in each other, throwing the best underground Jamaican dancehall parties in the homeless hostels they sought refuge in.

It’s a great watch, exploring a scene where young people could come to terms with their sexuality and identity in their own culture whilst struggling with issues of racism, homophobia, transphobia, and immigration.

With exclusive access, Noisey along with Kartel Brown, chronicle the history of London’s growing LGBT dancehall community.