RODNEY P & SKITZ FT JOE BURN
Rodney P is widely acknowledged as the Godfather of UK Rap. Inspiring a whole generation of British emcees and producers by being the first to rap in his authentic London accent and produce a home-grown Hip Hop reggae vibe that is distinctly rooted in the UK. Following the international success of London Posse, Rodney P has enjoyed one of the most esteemed and perpetual careers in UK hip hop to date. Recognised as Britain’s most eligible candidate for Hip-Hop ambassador; indeed for many his name is synonymous with UK Hip-Hop.
Skitz gained recognition as a homegrown Hip Hop producer and DJ, fusing the rawness of UK emcees with solid production and distinctively jamaican influenced basslines. His first album Countryman won Hip Hop album of the year and catapaulted rappers such as Est’elle, Roots Manuva and Skinnyman into the limelight. With a heavyweight thread of reggae music and fresh dubplates running through his sets he continuues to champion the homegrown sound. His second album dropped to critical acclaim in 2010 featuring the likes of Kardinal Offishall, Masta Ace, Roots Manuva and also shining the light on up and coming UK talent.
Skitz has continually promoted the UK bass heavy scene worldwide, produced the first ever track played on BBC1Xtra and alongside Rodney P hosted their own flagship rap show Original Fever spreading the message across the globe. Internationally recognised and with a deep discography of songs and remixes he has performed from Africa to Australia and everywhere in-between. Supporting the likes of Jay-Z and Kanye West, performing on huge stages and renown for smashing parties, clubs and festivals with his reggae tinged bass driven sets.
Never one to follow fashion or bow to musical fads, genre boundaries are broken, templates and formula are pushed to the side. Daddy Skitz carves out his own distinct pathway both as a solo artist and as a team alongside the Godfather of UK Rap Rodney P. One where quality music and passion shine through.
Joe Burn has been immersed in bass culture since he was in pampers. Residing in North Devons hillsides, Bideford. He spent his childhood at festivals and parties run by the infamous southwest based ‘Sewerside’ crew. Brought up on the festival circuit, Joe Burn honed his stripes around site, dodging security and blagging off stall holders. With an extremely diverse style and a stack of bars mixed with unfading energy, Joe has been crushing the live show circuit for the past few years. Gaining a reputation for playing alongside UK/Universal Hiphop legend Dj Skitz and the renowned Jungle Label Born On Road.