FAR EAST LION: As featured on VICE Thump representing Shanghai and China’s Ragga Muffin Sound on an international level. Jado stepped foot on Jamaican soil as the first PRC Reggae singer in Mandarin to the Jamaican audience. Since 2010, they have slowly hiked to the top of the Chinese Reggae and Jungle scene. With mad lyrical fire, Jado has been churning out quality releases like “Fire”, “Solar Rain”, “Real Life” and many more. Most have gone viral on China’s online music platforms, making a big impact to the new generation of Reggae fans inna China. Moving foward, 2017 sees exciting collaborations coming up as well as fresh materials from his new band ! The type of music you hear for Summer !
This time, Far East Lion teams up with Beijing’s Champion Sound Raddam Ras and Hong Kong’s HEAVY. From the South to North! Chinese Heavy Weight Sound ! Don’t Miss Out !
Date: 29th July 2017 Saturday
Far East Lion Jado , Blood Dunza , Raddam Ras
Music : Reggae, Dub, Dancehall and Jungle
Venue : DADA Beijing
JADO’s reggae music’s influence in Shanghai started in university, after obtaining Jiangsu top-notch singer and other awards,success came when he signed to the SONYBMG record company, that relied on a person that was local and well versed.
In 2005 released on SONYBMG’s “Has Any Lecture of Anything @SHANGHAI” CD,2006 year releases personal special edition “JADO” Shan Qu of the same name ” the solar rain ” and so on obtained music lovers’ consistent commendation.
In 2007 coordinated the SOMA phonograph record by NIKE, NOVO, which other brands accredited to great popularity the song, soon after that leaving Shanghai.
2008 moved to Beijing and joined the “MEIWENTI SOUNDSYSTEM”JADO being the only REGGAE singer, Simultaneously actively promotes the REGGAE DANCEHALL music, in MAO LIVE, the star light scene, OB1, the modern sky splendid performance music festival,thus has obtaining massive confidence.
After 2009 returned to Shanghai, also marked the arrival of shohei from japan, Zimbabwe and other places, all artists from the REGGAE DANCEHALL scene then formulating ” FAR EAST LION UNDERGROUND ”
As the team leader, he purchased the massive 45RPM phonograph record, has successfully held “THE REGGAE PARTY”.He was successfully opening shows with SOUND CLASH and REGGAE WORLD CHAMPION ASSOCIATION ” MIGHTY CROWN ” Alongside Japanese REGGAE singer “RUDEBWOY FACE” “AMR STRONG ” with Taiwan performance.
After meeting famous Chinese producer CLIVE CHIN gave JADO high praise and supported mentorship.
In 2010 during EXPO, was invited to the Dutch Exhibition hall for performances, as well as continued performing in ” SHELTER , ANAR , LOGO , SMP SKATE PARK , MAO LIVE HOUSE”, thus obtaining massive influence and set his presence in Chinese as well as the of overseas music circle.
2011 RAP MANIA VOL.1-Back to the gloden age freestyle rap battle champion.
The iconic local rap legend MC Webber is recognized has one of the pioneer of Chinese rap. With 10 years experience as a DJ and nearly 20 years experience as a rapper, Raddam Ras aka MC Webber has achieve quite a lot in the musical field. He has given over 500 concerts and he’s the creator of the multi-messages lyrics in Chinese rap. In 2007 he started being interested in the reggae genre, organizing some Roots Reggae, Hip-hop, Funk and Drum&Bass combination events with his band “北京现场体验”. In 2011 he released his first solo album “Ghetto Food” introducing a combination of all these musical styles.
After a trip in Spain, Raddam Ras started working with different artists from the local and foreign scenes. He started putting up some reggae show, hosting as a DJ and working with a lot of personalities of the reggae scene such as the french reggae singer Big Red (Raggasonic), the infamous Brother Culture, the great Tippa Irie or even the Japanese Papa U-Gee.
Not satisfied yet, Raddam Ras started linking reggae with electronic. For him Reggae is a music that can fit in every other musical genre, and it plays an important role in the development and influence of reggae in China. DJ Raddam RAS (Mc Webber) is bringing a powerful vibe in what we call the “Future Reggae”, using earthquake shaking bass and amazingly powerful drums that will force you to move no matter what! A live culture shock between Jamaican roots and powerful electronic Drum&Bass, a slice of Hip-hop and just what you need of Funk. Get ready to let your soul into a new power dynamic impact!
Blood Dunza aka Lai Fai is the founder of Heavy Hong Kong crew . Promoting Drum n’ Bass and Reggae in Hong Kong for the last decade. The mission has spread all over mainland China in recent years. Blood Dunza played at Outlook Festival in Croatia 2012 , Toured Germany , Belgium, India , Japan , Thailand , Vietnam , Singapore , Philippines , Cambodia and all over China.
Heavy HK made his way down to Bunker, putting An Bang on the map! Don’t miss out, let’s show Hong Kong that we know how to party!!