BRIXTON HISTORY VIDS: Michael Jordon visits the Topcats

Our pick of great videos showing some of Brixton’s history

Our first video pick shows Michael Jordon’s visit to Brixton basketball club at the Brixton Rec in 1985. One of the young basketball players is Marsha Ambrosius, who went on to write Michael Jackson’s ‘Butterflies’ and become an RnB star in her own right. Chief coach and founder of the Topcats, Jimmy Rogers, is also interviewed towards the end of the report.