Since forming in 2007, Reggae Roast have forged a reputation as the leading light in the resur- gence of the UK Dub / Reggae scene. Combining the label, events and sound system they are spreading the conscious message in the music far and wide, whilst forging a reputation as one of the key players in the new wave of British Reggae.
The Reggae Roast events are now simply regarded as London’s premiere Reggae night.Having put on 100’s of sell out shows, Reggae Roast have hosted some of the biggest and most respected artists from the UK to JA and beyond, all performing alongside the Reggae Roast Sound. Artists to have graced the Reggae Roast stage include The Wailers, Lee Scratch Perry, Sly and Robbie, Collie Budz, Mad Professor, David Rodigan, Suggs (Madness), Channel One, Trojan Sound, Gappy Ranks, Finley Quaye, Aba Shanti I, Mungo’s Hi Fi and many many more.
On their label ‘Reggae Roast Records’ they have built a formidable reputation producing and releasing some of the biggest tracks in recent memory. Their success was highlighted when they achieved No. 1 on Juno Records ‘Reggae Records of the Year’ Chart in 2011 with their stand out release ‘Sensi Skank’. In 2012 they went on to win Mixmag’s prestigious ‘Label Of The Week award’. With classic cuts featuring legendary artists such as Earl 16, Linval Thompson, Rod Taylor, Daddy Freddy, Kenny Knots + Manasseh Reggae Roast is continuing to push the boundaries of modern Reggae & Dancehall music, whilst building up an exceptional catalogue of original works. Their modernist approach has seen them collaborate with some of the best producers in the game with remixes from the likes of Congo Natty, Mungo’s Hi Fi, RSD (AKA Rob Smith), Iration Steppas, TMSV, Alpha Steppa and many more.
“Thank you Reggae Roast, for doing so much for Reggae Music” – David Rodigan
Following on from their guest show broadcast on Kiss FM with David Rodigan, the Reggae Roast team have been in high demand performing at countless shows across Europe and the UK. With their uplifting shows, playing everything from foundation roots to uptempo dancehall, their shows always feature a guest MC such as Brother Culture, Kenny Knots, Charlie P or Donovan Kingjay. With their heavyweight soundsystem they have been honoured to host large stages at prestigious events such as Glastonbury Festival, Outlook Festival, Bestival and Secret Garden Party, playing to 1000’s of people at a time.
With a string of great releases already lined up, massive events in London, Leeds and Glaston- bury Festival, 2013 is set to be huge year for the Reggae Roast team. MORE FIRE!
WEBSITE – WWW.REGGAEROAST.CO.UK
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FACEBOOK – WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/REGGAEROAST
TWITTER – WWW.TWITTER.COM/REGGAEROAST