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BUSHMAN live @ Main Stage 2010

He is of one of the best singers on the New Jamaican Roots scene at Rototom Sunsplash 2010. We are of course talking about Bushman. This artist from St. Thomas started his musical career in 1997 under the guidance of Steelie & Clevie. Bushman’s voice has matured through the course of his successful career and…

BUSY SIGNAL live @ Main Stage 2010

His real name is Gordon Reanno and he is one of the most talented singers on the Jamaican dancehall scene of recent years. Amongst the references to black urban music from the US and the talented riddims from the best producers, Busy Signal is an efficient expression of the tension felt in the Jamaican’s ghettos.…

LYRICSON live @ Main Stage 2010

Sing-jay Lyricson, born in New Guinea and residing in France, best known for his work under the name Bidji as a vocalist for Manu Chao’s band during which time he performed to huge audiences in numerous different countries. His talent as a roots reggae artist is showcased on his two albums “Born To Go High…

MORCHEEBA live @ Main Stage 2010

Sunsplash has often included quality offerings from outside the reggae scene in it’s line-up. This year it’s time for the British band Morcheeba. Internationally famed for their mix of trip hop, soul and pop, the group was founded in the mid 1990s by brothers Paul and Ross Godfrey, originally from Folkestone. The band which broke…

ANTHONY B live @ Main Stage 2010

This bobo dread from Portmore has been revolving around the scene since the beginning of the 90s. He is one of those sing-jays who can beautifully combine the consciuos power of new roots with the explosiveness of dancehall scenic tricks. After the success of ‘Fire pon Rome’ Anthony B has recorded several hits that have…

THE MIGHTY DIAMONDS live @ Main Stage 2010

With their greatest hits, such as ‘Right Time ‘ and ‘ I Need a Roof ‘ recorded at Channel One, the Mighty Diamonds are true rockers and their militant style is driven by Sly Dumbar’s furious drumming. Famed in the 1980s their classic hit ‘Pass the Kutchie ‘ the Diamonds career continues with hit album…

MAX ROMEO live @ Main Stage 2010

Born in 1947 (his real name is Max Smith), despite the ‘gospel-like’ fervour of his style, and enthusiastic belief in Rastafarianism, Max gained great success in the UK with ‘Wet dream’, a track with explicit lyrics that the artist was nearly forced to sing by his producer Bunny Lee. In the early Seventies, Max works…

JAH MASON live @ Main Stage 2010

Jah Mason. Formerly a deejay in the 1990s known as Perry Mason, he added Jah to his name, embraced righteous lyrics and created his characteristic sing-jay style. A member of the Bobo Ashanti order of Rastafari, his style has been compared with stars such as Sizzla, Capleton and Anthony B. His ‘conscious’ rebirth was linked…

KHALED live @ Main Stage 2010

In the previous editions of the festival, we have explored many other musical genres, that although not reggae, were always somehow influenced by African and Jamaican musical traditions. This year Rototom becomes a Mediterranean festival and we feel the time has come for us to venture into new musical areas. Raï is a form of…