He produced his first tunes at school and went on to be the one of the main forces in the group Matumbi as well as running his own Sufferer Hi-Fi soundsystem.
Dennis is credited by some as being the inventor of Lovers Rock.
He is also well known for his work with Linton Kwesi Johnson and for producing post-punk acts The Slits and The Pop Group.
“Special music recorded and produced for the movie by Denis Bovell in association with Morcut Records Ltd.”
Dennis’ brother Brian Bovell plays the role of “Spark” in the film.
See also our Soundtrack section.