Missile return with their annual Dancehall Extravaganza event, their spiritual flagship promotion which features many of the original selectors and draws a more mature and discerning crowd of reggae lovers. They almost take offence to the current trend of young DJ’s making wild claims about their skills without having served any kind of apprenticeship.
Voted East Anglia’s number one reggae event, dancehall extravaganza has grown stronger over the last decades and is the only event to play 100% real authentic sweet reggae music from ska, studio one, lovers rock and nowadays one drop reggae. We show respect to the original reggae artistes and sound systems that paved the way to make dancehall what it is today whilst remembering that back in the day, to be a deejay you had to buy records and have your own sound system. Extravaganza gives you the real ting, heavyweight sound system, not a disco set, original vintage selectors with years of experience who have been in the business way before mp3’s …
- From their latest flyer
I have always worked extremely closely with Skippa J, the main man behind the scenes and behind the decks and have come to know this promotion, which has been going for nearly 25 years, is much more than a good night out but a means of preserving Jamaica’s musical soul and bonding a community of good people under difficult and prejudicial circumstances. Anyway, enough of the deep stuff, U2R did the flyer, have a great night out !!