RED BULL MUSIC PRESENTS: ‘JAMAICA BETTER KNOW’…MEETING THE PIONEERS OF SOUND SYSTEM CULTURE

red-bull-culture-clash-winners-boy-better-know-head-to-jamaica-to-explore-the-island-s-musical-heritageRed Bull Music announce the release of a new documentary following Red Bull Culture Clash 2012 champs, Boy Better Know, in their visit to Jamaica, meeting the pioneers of sound system culture, to discover their musical roots. The resulting experience has been turned into an inspiring and uplifting short film, ‘Jamaica Better Know’:


With Red Bull Culture Clash 2014 on the horizon, London-based grime kingpins Boy Better Know, are so serious about bringing the gold home for a second time that they embarked on an epic journey to better discover the history of what it is they do so well. The destination was Jamaica, the birthplace of sound clash culture. It was there that Skepta, Shorty, Jammer, Frisco, Solo 45, Lay-Z and DJ Maximum hooked up with genre’s founding fathers and freshest talent.red-bull-culture-clash-winners-boy-better-know-head-to-jamaica-to-explore-the-island-s-musical-heritage (1)BBK met and collaborated with the originators of Kingston’s dancehalls, including the pioneering U-Roy and veteran sound-system selector Ricky Trooper, as well as new blood in the shape of rising star Newbaan, before they honed their skills in the unforgiving Unruly Clash Wednesdays showcase…

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