Heavy Presents : Asian Top Ranking Deejay “PAPA U-Gee” @ XXX

 

今個星期四 @ XXX: “PAPA U-Gee” 日本最受尊敬的雷鬼藝人之一

當地建立成世界頂級雷鬼文化的其中一個重要人物. 25年來在演出風格包括Roots Reggae, Dancehall & Dub. Mighty Crown 的Sammi T在牙買家的第一次演出也是PAPA U-Gee 安排的.

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1985年他和他的Roots樂隊”ASB”開始了雷鬼生涯的.1988加入了橫濱的Banana Size聲音系統.90年代移居到去了發源地的一個貧民窟Cockburn Pen. Deejay明星Super Cat , Josey Wales, U-Roy ,Early B等也是在這區長大的.他和他的牙買家朋友Emperor Star經常去探訪Tuff Gong , King Jammy’s Studio和一些徫大的樂手一起渡過日子. 包括“Killamanjaro”Sound System , Sugar Minott, Leroy “Horsemouth” Wallace.這兩年的日子令到他建立了自己的雷鬼風格,回國之後他以和平與愛,彼此尊重和世界大同作主題出版了大量唱片.其中歌曲Oh Mama, A Walk,Try ,Connection得到商業成功.之後他加入了當地傳奇Roots樂隊“ZION HIGH PLAYAZ”出版了5張大碟.
Papa U-Gee也是世界各大音樂節的常客, 近年專注在亞洲各地推廣雷鬼文化.

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He is one of the most respected reggae artists from Japan. He has more been performing Roots, Reggae, Dancehall and Dub for over 25 years, and is a prominent artist on the reggae scene in Japan, as well as having been a key figure in building the Japanese reggae scene and making it the most developed reggae scene to this day in Asia. PAPA U-Gee can also be credited as one of the people who gave Sami T of Mighty Crown his first shot in Jamaica.

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Local Line Up :
Mouse (Sensi Lion), Hidden Dragon, Groove Thief, Mr Tea, Stef:funn, Blood Dunza

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XXX Gallery
B/F, 353-363 Des Voeux Road West, Sai Wan, Hong Kong
Date: Thursday, 11th September 2014
Time: 21:30 – 02:30 Hours

Before 12AM: HKD100 + 1 Drink
After 12AM: HKD 150 + 1 Drink

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