VIDEO NEWS: Farah & Rampage Team Up To Celebrate The Influence Of UK Sound Systems In Mini-Documentary
Farah have partnered with the legendary Rampage crew on their stage at Notting Hill Carnival this weekend. The award-winning Rampage Sound System is the largest static sound system at Notting Hill Carnival; with over 15 thousand people attending at any one time and has featured star studded performances from the likes of Sean Paul, Stormzy, Swizz Beats, Shaggy, Dizzee Rascal, Tinie Tempah, Mark Ronson, Buju Banton, Ryan Leslie, Ms Dynamite, Lloyd and Wiley. It has been a Carnival institution for over two decades.
The partnership has seen the creation of a mini doc that celebrates the influence of sound systems in the UK from the early sound systems at Notting Hill Carnival to the massive impact the culture has had on the urban UK music landscape today. Contributors include the BBC’s Soul and R&B figurehead Trevor Nelson MBE, godfather of UK hip hop and Carnival veteran Rodney P, pioneer of the grime scene and Boy Better Know member Jammer, reggae and dancehall champion Toddla T who recently fronted 1xtra’s Jamaican tour, Tipper Irie from the iconic Saxon Studio International sound system, UK reggae and sound system legend Sweetie Ire and authority on black music in the UK, head of music at Westminster University and former member of Steel Pulse, Mykaell Riley. The film is fronted by Treble T from Rampage Sound System.
For more information head to the Farah website.