Shanty Crew, the Bari crew, will be present at the Dancehall Area of the Bababoom Festival - Friday, July 21st.
Since September 2001, after a rich summer like never having reggae-loaded good vibrations, Ragga del Sol (D Four, Karon B, Zi Dread) and the selector and mc GENERAL D, melt together to give birth to the project Shanty Crew. The crew is spreading its message of union, brotherhood and respect for roots and people through a dynamic and engaging "dancehall" show, which spans 360 ° in Black Music but with an eye for Jamaican culture; The show features a large selection of original and rare dubplates, in fact the crew was among the first crew in Puglia to propose this kind of original selections as well as boasting a deep collection of precious vinyls. The headquarter is the "Shanty Town Studio" where musical and organizational projects are developed; In the years to come, with the release of some members' sound, the crew expanded their family by incorporating ALEX PAPASANDRO (selecta / sound engineer) and U ROB (mc / singer). There have been many stages around the peninsula And memorable are the participation in the main reggae events such as Rototom Sunsplash 2009 (UD), alongside Judaism Bass Odyssey, various Salento summits and numerous festivals around Italy. In 2010, the crew participates for the first time in a musical challenge Of solo dubplates against other crew, the first edition of the Italian Judgment Day Soundclash performed in Rome against Rude Massive by S.Benedetto del Tronto and Soul Heartquake from Venice, having a very good impression of the critical-music scene. In 2011 Mc / Singer U Rob takes a new road as a solo career, engaging numerous new tunes; In the following year, he joined the CHIANCONE (Mc / Dj / Graphic Designer) project, known in the dancehall scene for years and an excellent vinyl collector, thus enhancing the crew's potential. Just in this period also begins the close collaboration with "Eremo Club", one of the most important and longevity clubs in Italy, thus strengthening the crew's activity since the beginning is seen as a constant promoter of various dancehall events and artists concerts International, and not, certainly to remember: Michael Rose, Anthony B, Mr. Vegas, Dennis Alcapone, Jah Mason, Ward 21, General Levy, Ranking Joe, Perfect, Mr. Lexx, Kabaka Pyramid, Daddy Freddy, Stylo G, Gappy Ranks , Stuckie, Anthony Johnson, Alozade, Mad Professor, Macka B, David Rodigan, Dawn Penn, Tippa Irie, Mad Cobra, Capleton, Sizzla, Alborosie, Gentleman, King Kong, Junior Kelly, Turbulence, Caparezza, Brusco, Mudu Sounds, Boomdabash, Lion D, South Sound System, Roy Paci, Villa Ada Posse, Mama Marjas, 99 Posse, Bunna and Madaski (Africa Unite), Speaker Cenzou and many others who have marked musical and promotional growth Of the sound. More and more present in major European cities, Shanty Crew in 2013 faces another musical challenge in Berlin, "Euro Cup Soundclash" against the Germans Mango Tree, the SpanishFire Warriors and the Swiss Magic Tuts, demonstrating their great ability to hit and entertain until the end. Subsequently, in 2016, the crew challenges Heartical Sound in Paris at "Blood in the Arena 2 Soundclash" in Cantù (Co), highlighting the energy that distinguishes them and generating many positive opinions from all over the globe. Important to mention is the 10-year event of the "Rain Dubplate Tonight" singular event dedicated to fanatics of exclusive reggae dancehall music and that in the last two editions has become a true soundclash between two European sounds (2016: Kalyweed vs. Magic Tuts - 2017: Heartical Sound vs. Magic Tuts). 2019 begins with the expansion of the Shanty team, in fact three important members for the crew's energy resources: RENTMAN (Mc / Selector / Sound Engineer), DJ PHIXX (Selector / Producer) and JOE DE MANNO (Selector / Producer / Remixer). ... The rest will be history!