The first of a three-part series delves into the early days of reggae with the sound system icon.
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The Red Bull Music Academy Sound System returns to the Caribbean Carnival of Manchester this summer for the second year running, bringing an exclusive set fuelled by bass-heavy beats and sun-drenched carnival rhythms. Headliner Shy FX joins forces once more with the legendary MC Stamina, Radio 1’s airwaves sonic selector Toddla-T brings his bouncing bass and carnival vibes playing B2B with Chimpo, while Dre Skull and MC Fox will combine psychedelic dancehall with energetic yardie vibes. Bristol-based My Nu Leng will deliver pitch-shifted vocals and beat banging rumbles as electronic godfather Zed Bias presents Madd Again Soundsystem with Trigga, Specialist Moss and Killa Benz. Local mainstays North Base, featuring DJ Silver, Wilf Prophecy, Splice and MC Longman also star with Red Bull Music Academy Alumni and future funky beatsmith, Ossie joining the party. Classique Sound will bring their full crew and Doctor C, with reggae masters Megatone Sound with Mega Dread featuring, and local street rave repping collective Swing Ting, with Platt, Samrai, Fox, Murlo and Joey B completing the line-up on the Red Bull Music Academy Sound System stage.