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Bambi

Bambi’, the ‘first lady’ of Spragga Benz’s Red Square team. Stage Name: Bambi Real Name: Novrica Mercedes Powell Home-base / Community: Brookyln, New York (USA) / Willodene, Spanish Town (Jamaica) Crew Affiliation: Red Square (Spragga Benz) Musical Influences: Many! Lady Saw, Patra, Janet Jackson, Erykah Badu, Shelly Thunder, Sister Nancy, Sister Charmaine, Spice, Macka Diamond, Tanya Stephens, Queen Penn, Eve, Lil’ Kim, Foxy Brown, Avril Lavigne, Gwen Stefani, Bob Marley, Shabba Ranks, Super Cat...

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U Brown

Huford Brown aka U Brown is a born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1956. He discovered Jamaican music by visiting local bars near the Treasure Isle studio with his father. He began mixing at the age of 15 for Philip Monroe at Sound Of Music. He became well known from his early hits such as ''Wet Up Your Pants Foot'' and ''Jah Jah Whip Them''. In 1975, he recorded his first album ''Satta Dread," which was released in Jamaica and England.

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Dreadsquad

Sound system established in Lodz in 2001, the crew is two dj's - MMF & Funksion. Except playing on the gigs they also record mixtapes and produce their own music. They play mostly dancehall and reggae, but also soca and reggaeton. They have recorded with most of poish reggae MC's (Pablopavo, Jr. Stress, Reggaenerator, Mista Pita, Natural Dread Killaz, Ras Luta).

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Stylo G

Stylo G is a grime and dancehall MC most famous within the grime scene for his track My Yout which is where most people heard Icekid for the first time. He spits in a yardie style.
Stylo G is from South London and Jamaican-born. He is part of The Digital Holdings, a London-based audio / visual production company.. Stylo G (Jason McDermott) was born on 16 July 1985, in Spanish Town, Jamaica, where he was also raised.

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Darky Roots

Members: Steven Buchanan, Tom Stewart, Jake Qereqeretabua, Hugh Jones, Jai Mitchell, Matatio Uri, Joshua Hillman, Amika Terry, Pauly Hillman. Label: Rudekat records, Vitamin records, Sugarrush records This Brisbane-based outfit formed in 2008 and had a humble beginning four years later have created something a little like hysteria on the Australasian roots reggae scene. They’ve rocked sets at every major Australian reggae festival and have shared the stage with the crème de la crème of the world’s reggae scene.

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So Solid Crew

So Solid Crew are a UK garage and grime act whose hits include "Oh No" and "21 Seconds", the latter of which reached number one in the official UK Singles Chart in August 2001. Another hit, "They Don't Know", reached number three in November 2001 and "Haterz" got to number eight in January 2002. "Ride Wid Us" was less successful (UK number 19 in April 2002). They have also released a single, "Broken Silence" which spoke out about government prejudice which they had faced.

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Alley Cat

Alley Cat landed in the UK nearly a decade ago to help out at the Skunkrock Productions headquarters in London. At the time she helped to build up the label’s name as a producer, touring DJ, and label A & R / promoter. Now in her 12th year of Djing, she has gone from Skunkrock label rep to a known DJ in her own right. Having frequented gigs in Europe for 10 years, and holding a residency at Berlin’s Icon Club for over 9½ years, she’s still finding new places to present her sound every season.

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