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Rototom Sunsplash Festival 2016
August 13 - 20, 2016 in Benicāssim (Spanje/Spain)

Rototom Sunsplash, the biggest reggae festival in Europe, takes place from 13 till 20 August 2016 in Benicāssim (Spain).

For its 23st edition the Rototom Sunsplash confirmed many artists, like DAMIAN 'JR GONG' MARLEY, ALBOROSIE, MORGAN HERITAGE, MICHAEL ROSE, BERES HAMMOND, ISRAEL VIBRATION, TARRUS RILEY, KABAKA PYRAMID, FREDDIE MCGREGOR, MARCIA GRIFFITHS, INNER CIRCLE, MAX ROMEO, THE CONGO'S, PABLO MOSES, IJAHMAN LEVI, JUNIOR KELLY, WAILING SOULS, ASSASSIN, JAH9, DEAN FRASER, ZIGGI RECADO, DANIEL BAMBAATA MARLEY and many more!

BLACK STAR SOUND will be present again, like the last 2 years, with MC JAHFORTH and some artists on our label: LEAH ROSIER and MR. AYA. Our performance will take place on Monday evening, midnight at the Dancehall stage!

More info: Rototom Sunsplash

This performance is supported by the Performing Arts Fund NL.

Line up

Special guests:

 
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!
 
 
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.
 
 
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!