The Hotsteppas meets Ashanti Selah 'Shadows' EP is the coming together of two musical entities from Bristol & London.
EP was born after a collaborative writing session with Ben Ashanti
Selah in the Hotsteppa studio last October, we have been slowly putting
the release together ever since. The EP features Vocals from Dub
Princess & Dehvan Othieno.
The launch party will showcase the tunes we have created as well collaborations and original material from Hotsteppas, Ashanti Selah, Dub Princess, and Donovan Kingjay all performed live by Hotsteppas.
Selah – Musician / Dub Producer, is the eldest son of the
world-renowned soundman, Aba Shanti-I. As well as working on his own
productions – Ashanti has had the pleasure of working with a number of
great singers, musicians & producers in the scene- such as; Vivian
Jones, Mad Professor, Joe Ariwa, Ras Divarius, Alpha Steppa, Dan I
Locks, Junior Roy, Ras Teo...
“Keeping the Roots & Culture fire burning bright, Ashanti Selah is set to play a crucial role in the future of conscious sound system music”.
Ashanti Selah will be joining Hotsteppas live on stage on the keys and vocals.
Donovan Kingjay's haunting vocals have been nicing up dances around the world for many years and is a go-to singer for some of the UK's top sound systems. It's a pleasure to welcome him to Bristol to perform some collaborations as well as his own material.
Hailing from Bristol, Hotsteppas is an energetic 8 piece roots reggae band driven and founded by Bassist Fergal Harper.
the far North of England, Dub Princess has adventured on an odyssey of
musical creation and expression for the world, through street busking
and internet notoriety.
She has started collaborating with Hotsteppas adding her original songs, as well as our new collaborations to the set.
Dub Princess & Hotsteppas have worked with a number of high-profile artists such as Chali 2na, Prince Jamo, Blackout JA, and Dub FX & Many more.
Henry Skeng: Up & coming DJ & Producer hailing from the Channel One family, apprentice at Conscious Sounds studios with releases on Jah Militant records & Shere khan records.
Powered by Hotsteppa family Firmly Rooted Soundsystem, they will ensure that the music is ROARING all night. Firmly Rooted Soundsystem officially started in 2018 with the desire to provide authentic soundsystem vibes to the next generation through powering all music that has its origins in the roots of soundsystem culture.
Also Joined by Firmly Rooted DJs:
£8 Early Birds/ £10 First release/ £14 Second Release/ More OTD———–Venue————
Fox and Firkin
316 Lewisham High St, London SE13 6JZ
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Closest train station: Ladywell (5 min walk) or Lewisham (15 min walk or 5 min bus)