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Rototom Sunsplash Festival 2015
August 15 - 22, 2015 in Benicāssim (Spanje/Spain)

Rototom Sunsplash, the biggest reggae festival in Europe, takes place from 15 till 22 August 2015 in Benicāssim (Spain).

For its 22st edition the Rototom Sunsplash confirmed many artists, like MAJOR LAZER, SUPERCAT, CAPLETON, BARRINGTON LEVY, BUNNY WAILER, POPCAAN, JAH CURE, PROTEGE, CHAM, SOJA, CLINTON FEARON, BAD MANNERS, HOLLIE COOK, Katchafire, THE PIONEERS, JUNIOR MARVIN and many more.

BLACK STAR SOUND feat. Selector DEN-DEN and MC’s MICHELLE & JAHFORTH are showcasing 2 artists on Black Star label: LEAH ROSIER (NL) and MR. AYA (FR) with live band RISE & SHINE (FR). RISE & SHINE band will also play with the Jamaican artists KAZAM DAVIS and EXILE DI BRAVE. Different performances at the Showcase stage of Rototom and on Rototom Sunbeach!

Our performances:

  • KAZAM DAVIS (JA) with RISE & SHINE BAND (FR)
    Thursday 20 Aug. (02:45) - Rototom Showcase Stage
  • EXILE DI BRAVE (JA) with RISE & SHINE BAND (FR)
    Thursday 20 Aug. (04:00) - Rototom Showcase Stage
  • BLACK STAR SOUND (NL) with LEAH ROSIER (NL) & MR. AYA (FR)
    Friday 21 Aug. (14:00) - Rototom Sunbeach (Playa Heliopolis)
  • BLACK STAR SOUND (NL) with MC JAHFORTH (JA)
    Saturday 22 Aug. (00:45) - Rototom Showcase Stage
  • MR. AYA (FR) with RISE & SHINE BAND (FR)
    Saturday 22 Aug. (01:15)- Rototom Showcase Stage
  • LEAH ROSIER (NL) with RISE & SHINE BAND (FR)
    Saturday 22 Aug. (02:00) - Rototom Showcase Stage

Check the official Rototom photos here:
Kazam Davis / Exile Di Brave / Leah Rosier / Mr. Aya

More info: Rototom Sunsplash

This project is supported by the Performing Arts Fund NL.

Line up

Backing band:

 
Rise & Shine (France)
Rise & Shine is a reggae backing band based in Besanįon (France). Since 2011 they perform with artists like Yaniss Odua (Fr), Daddy Nuttea (Fr) and Leah Rosier (NL). Rise & Shine also produces their own riddims.
 
 
Performing artists:

 
Leah Rosier (The Netherlands)
Leah is a young female reggae artist from Amsterdam (Holland)! She started to write, compose and record her own songs in 2010 and she is already perfoming on different stages, in both Holland and abroad.
 

 
Mr. Aya (France)
Mr. Aya is a sing jay from the North of France. In 2011 Mr. Aya released his first album and in 2013 be won the Benelux Reggae Contest for MCs and singers!
 

 
Exile Di Brave (Jamaica)
Exile Di Brave is a young Jamaican reggae artist, born in Portmore (near Kingston). In 1999 he started to rap as the hip hop genre took a big step in Jamaican culture. Nowadays he is touring Europe, in 2015 he performed at Reggae Geel (Belgium) and Rototom Sunsplash (Spain).
 

 
Kazam Davis (Jamaica)
Kazam Davis is a humble Rastafarian hailing from the Twelve Tribes of Israel. His mission is about spreading peace and love through conscious lyrics. He released his EP Ancient Warriors in 2014, toured Europe in 2015 and is back now in 2016!
 
 
DJ:

 
Black Star Sound (Amsterdam/The Hague)
Selector Den-Den (Black Star Sound) plays roots reggae with 2 record players and mostly 7"-singles. He is assisted on the mic by MC's and talented singers. Besides Jamaican riddims Black Star Sound also plays their own productions.
 
 
MCs:

 
Jahforth (Jamaica/Holland)
Jahforth is a Jamaican singer/MC. He is a real 'nyabinghi roots man'. Spiritual influences can be heard when he is on the mic. Since 2014 Jahforth can be seen and heard regularly with Black Star Sound!
 

 
Michelle (The Netherlands)
Michelle Boekhout van Solinge is the founder of Black Star Foundation. She is mostly working on management and bookings for artists/bands, (online) promotion, organisation of events and development of new talent. Michelle is also giving musical lectures and is MC for Black Star Sound!