Fresh from a sell out carnival stint, the event will see a tantalising line-up of cutting edge acts from the full spectrum of dancehall, grime, garage and jungle, culminating in an unmissable show. Some of the biggest names in the business including Shy FX, D Double E, Donae’o, Crazy Cousinz, Benny Page & Sweetie Irie and more will take to the Boxpark stage, bringing a taste Jamaican heat to Croydon. 🔊
Founded in 2016 by legendary producer Benny Page and manager Hal Hudson, the night was set up as a home for real lovers of Jamaican music right from its roots in the carnival, inspired dancehall and reggae anthems that were on rotation on sound systems around the country, with a huge mix of bass-heavy electronic sounds thrown in for good measure. Previous shows have seen the like of Congo Natty, Gyptian, Frisco, AJ Tracy, Toddla T, Logan Sama and many more perfrom to sell out crowds throughout the UK.
The undisputed king of DnB Shy FX will be taking the reins for the Boxpark Croydon exclusive, bringing his inimitable Digital Soundboy rhythms to eager crowds. D Double E, widely seen as one of the greatest UK MCs to have graced the mic will perform, as well as London collective Crazy Cousinz, Benny Page & Sweetie Irie and many more.
Re-wind to a heady decade of pirate radio, a melting pot for every major development in London club music, from jungle, to garage, to grime, to dubstep, to funky and beyond. When rival stations battled for a sprawling roster of MCs and selectors and the best spot for their transmitters. 🔊🎶🎤
They’ll be taking you through a host of the era’s classic hits – Heartless Crew, Pay As You Go Cartel, Roll Deep, So Solid Crew, Ruff Squad and Nasty Crew – paying homage to a seminal period in UK Bass culture.