Reggae Recipe LIVE!

Trailblazing streaming service On Air + pioneering DJ Ras Kwame team up for REGGAE RECIPE LIVE! 

A showcase of boundary-pushing Black British talent brought to a global stage


Leading live streaming service ON AIR have teamed up with pioneering DJ, musician and tastemaker Ras Kwame to take his Capital XTRA radio show Reggae Recipe to a global audience for the very first time. In a unique celebration of the UK’s vibrant dancehall, afrobeats and reggae scenes, Ras Kwame will host a special livestream version of his Reggae Recipe LIVE!on July 31st

ON AIR are the ideal partner to take ‘Reggae Recipe LIVE!’to a worldwide audience. Having already streamed performances from grime innovator Skepta and BRIT Award winner Arlo Parks, and a broadcast partner of the 2021 AIM Awards, their streams that have been viewed in over 100 countries, offering fans around the globe access toexclusive pay-per-view shows.

ON AIR has this week launched its brand-new, cutting-edge streaming service. With a state-of-the-art video delivery system custom built on top of the largest and most robust cloud infrastructure in the market, On Air are now the only streaming service able to offer 4K resolution and Dolby Atmos sound on both live and pre-recorded situations.  

Filmed in London’s, vibey Steel Yard venue, the line-up will be headlined by the current scene’s leading light Stefflon Don. She’ll be joined by an incendiary bill of the hottest rising stars in the shape of hotshot Alicai Harley, the Fresh Prince of Harlesden Big Zeeks and fast-rising singer-songwriter Chezeeko as well as two artists who shaped today’s landscape, British dancehall superstar Stylo G and the legendary General Levy

Ras Kwame personally curates Reggae Recipe LIVE! to bring some of the world’s most vital talent to the stage. Each performance is backed by a full live band, which is helmed by the musical director John ‘McNasty’ McKenzie. His pedigree is undeniable, having worked with artists such as Wiz Kid, LabrinthWretch 32Tinie Tempah and Lily Allen.

“Reggae Recipe LIVE! is a true extension of my Capital XTRA Radio Show,” says Kwame. “With my passion for UK music, arts and culture, this is a platform inspired by the dedicated fans of my show and for the artist’s that I love and support.”

Artist Bio: 

In the 90s, Kwame founded underground UKG label, Baby Shack Recordings releasing club hits under his then production name M-Dubs featuring Ritchie Dan, Lady Saw and The Vincent Alvis Project. In 2002 BBC Radio launched Radio 1Xtra, the UK’s first national black music radio station. RK joined the station as a pioneer and dedicated his 100% Homegrown Show to the sound of British black music igniting the careers of Estelle, Tinie Tempah, Skepta, Fuse ODG and Emilie Sande. In 2005, RK joined BBC Radio 1 to host one of three shows that succeeded the late John Peel which was an honour and pivotal moment. Ras remained with BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra until 2012 before departing to join Global’s Capital XTRA and championed Reggae’s newest star Koffee.

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