Red Bull Culture Clash, the ground-breaking live music concept created by Red Bull Music Academy, will be broadcast live tonight from 7.20pm here. Streamed in its entirety in high definition, the show will be hosted by esteemed DJ and clash enthusiast MistaJam. Also, for the first time, the show will be broadcast live globally on BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra.
Four heavyweight sound systems – Eskimo Dance, Mixpak, UKG All Stars and Wiz Khalifa & Taylor Gang will go head-to-head, track-to-track to win over the crowd and claim clash supremacy with the show hosted under the expert guidance of none other Annie Mac.
Eskimo Dance, fronted by Godfather of Grime Wiley, will see a collective of grime superstars unite for one night as the ‘biggest grime line-up ever’. Brooklyn-based rivals Mixpak will be representing Jamaican clash culture with founder Dre Skull taking to the stage alongside Popcaan – undoubtedly the hottest name in dancehall – performing in the UK for the very first time.
UKG All Stars, a freshly formed collective made up of UK garage legends including So Solid Crew, DJ Luck & MC Neat and Oxide & Neutrino will be taking it right back with a catalogue of undeniable hits. And finally Wiz Khalifa & Taylor Gang, hailing all the way from Pennsylvania, will see global sensation Wiz Khalifa leading a crew set to comprise of some Hip Hop heavyweights as surprise special guests.
Get a reminder of all the dubs, live guests and more from last year’s winners Rebel Sound via the video below…
Four stages. Four sounds. One winner.
Make sure you’re tuned in from 7.20pm – it’s going to be intense.