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5-year Anniversary Black Star Foundation!
Saturday May 3, 2008 from 20.00 till 02.00 in Fantasio (Amsterdam)
Tickets at the door: 7

Black Star Foundation exists for 5 years! That needs a celebration! It was a special event in the legendary venue Fantasio in the former Kosmos-building in the heart of Amsterdam.

Release Party:
Lady K-Wida also presented her debut single 'Love Can Make You Blind', live on stage with Poor Man Friend band. The single is released on the label of Black Star Foundation.

Address Fantasio:
National Pop Institute - Prins Hendrikkade 142 - 1011 AT Amsterdam - The Netherlands (5 minute walk from Amsterdam Central Station)

Line up

Backing band:

 
Poor Man Friend (The Netherlands)
Poor Man Friend is making and spreading authentic Reggae that sounds Jamaican. A multicultural collective playing popular Jamaican Reggae riddims besides their own unique Reggae material. Poor Man Friend is a foundation based on Irie Reggae vibes, pure for pleasure and nothing more.
 
 
Performing artist:

 
Lady K-Wida (Surinam/Holland)
K-Wida is a female toaster with a lot of power in het voice! She started to sing with different Surinam (Hindu) bands when she was 15. Since 2000 she is one of the singers of the Dutch reggaeband Poor Man Friend. In January 2009 her second single 'One Man Woman' was released, feat. King Yellowman!
 
 
DJ:

 
Black Star Sound (The Netherlands)
Black Star Sound is a roots reggae sound, based in Amsterdam (Holland). Selector Den-Den loves vinyl and has a huge 7-single collection. Black Star Sound also has a nice dubplate selection box! On stage Den-Den is often assisted by MC's and talented singers. Besides Jamaican riddims Black Star Sound also plays their own productions.
 
 
MC:

 
Bredda Marcus (The Netherlands)
Winner of the Dutch Reggae Award 2006. Bredda Marcus was not only the singer, but also the spirit behind the Dutch reggae band The Irie Connection, who has been playing together for more than 20 years. Since 2006 Marcus is also a regular singer for Black Star Sound.