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BBK, A$AP Mob and Chase & Status taking part in Red Bull Culture Clash

By | Published on Monday 4 August 2014

Red Bull Culture Clash

JME, Skepta, Wiley and the various MCs of Boy Better Know are going crew-to-crew with A$AP Rocky’s A$AP Mob (aka A$APs Ferg, Nast, Ant et al); Rebel Sound’s David Rodigan, Shy FX and Chase & Status; and a TBC line-up from reggae label Stone Love in this year’s Red Bull Culture Clash.

Taking place live London’s Earls Court arena on 30 Oct, the Jamaican-PA-system-style battle will find all crews vying to make the most noise, and please/deafen the audience by playing games like ‘The Selector’ (in which they’re assessed on their choice of tracks), and ‘Sleeping With The Enemy’ (in which opponents switch styles). The finale is ‘Armageddon’, in which pretty well anything can happen, even the end of the world. Also, take-downs are mandatory.

Annie Mac and comedian Doc Brown are hosting this year’s clash, and the latter says: “Sound clash culture has been filtering over from Jamaica since the early 1950s, but this is the biggest event of its kind the UK has ever seen. As for my role, I’m going to be like a good football referee, keeping things running smoothly from the side lines”.

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