Posted by Afrika Eye on Oct 24, 2012
Our famous after party will take place in the Watershed café/bar with Ripton Linsdey and Mr Benn on the dance floor, turntables and mics, complete with Jamaican DJ shack. Watch out for Jamaican folk song and dance from local group Tan Teddy, and the premiere of a new young people’s mix from the Afrika Eye Cotham School workshop.
MR BENN: Producer/DJ. His blend of reggae and hip hop introduced the new Bristol sound to the world. He’s DJd alongside Massive Attack’s Daddy G, Queen Bee and MC Souls Liberation, and hIs range of production techniques combined with DJ and selector skills will have you jumping.
RIPTON LINDSEY: Dancer /MC. Ripton grew up in Jamaica immersed in music and dance. He’s worked with Africa Bambaata, DJ Babu, DJ Mr Benn and Massive Attack. Incorporating traditional and contemporary Jamaican music with hip hop and reggae, he’s a sought after tutor and a mesmerising performer.
Entry free with ticket to opening film.