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HDD at RBMA x Mangrove

This year RBMA are back at Notting Hill Carnival and are linking up with one of the best local mas bands Mangrove to bring one big bad truck to this year’s parade route. We are honoured to be part of this lineup alongside ┬áSoca royalty Bunji Garlin, Fay-Ann Lyons and Olatunji, last year’s Thre3style champion DJ Puffy and some of London’s best selectors; The Heatwave and Jus Now. Serocee will be hosting with PAs from Mangrove artists Jo Money, Sunshine & Nadiva, Soca Jonny, Joni Rich and Survival #1.

Watch out for the truck on the parade route or if you want to play ah mas with Mangrove on the day get your t-shirts and costumes here.

More info on RBMA events at carnival here.

Mighty Machel

Machel Montano, winner of the Soca Monarch competition

Tomorrow RBMA will release it’s tickets for the annual Major Lazer Carnival party. The party is usually a mixture of RBMA artists and Mad Decent’s crew and this year is no exception as Uk faves Mele, Lil Silva, Raf Riley, Doc Daneeka, Hudson Mohawke dj alongside Mad Decent faves Lunice and Nicky Da B. Sean Paul will hopefully reach back in his catalogue on the day and of course it wouldn’t be an event without the ubiquitous David Rodigan appearance. The most interesting act on the day is Dre Skull and Machel Montano, we have talked about how much we love Dre’s work numerous times but we haven’t talked about Machel.

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HDD’s Best RBMA Major Lazer Carnival Moments

Over the past 3 years the RBMA and Major Lazer Carnival party has become one of the musical highlights of the year. From it’s small and inauspicious beginnings to last year’s guestlist spots being snapped up in 10 seconds, the party has moved from strength to strength. Some people might only be going for the free booze and food (nothing wrong with that) but the carnival line up has always boasted the best DJ’s and producers around. The event for us has been an opportunity to see some of our favourite dj’s up close. On the eve of the guestlist being open (11th august 10 am) here are some of our favourite moments from the last 3 parties.

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