Wyclef Jean Delivers Shock Musical Tribute to Mighty Crown at ‘World Bash’

NEW YORK – Within the wee hours of the morning, 3x Grammy Award winner Wyclef Jean made his solution to the “World Bash” stage along with his guitar and safety in tow to salute the worldwide Mighty Crown sound system upon their retirement. Unbeknownst to the famed Japanese sound, Wyclef Jean hopped off his tour with Ms. Lauryn Hill and Fugees to serenade them with a dwell dubplate efficiency of “911” earlier than a world viewers Thanksgiving weekend in New York. Roars erupted from the bought out crowd, who celebrated each ounce of this epic second.

Wyclef Jean celebrates Mighty Crown at 'World Bash.' Pictured are Masta Simon, Wyclef and David Rodigan
Wyclef Jean celebrates Mighty Crown at ‘World Bash.’ Pictured are Masta Simon, Wyclef and David Rodigan (Photograph Credit score: Junyo Thirdeye S-Regular)

In the course of the unprecedented salute, the Haitian rapper, singer-songwriter, musician and actor praised Mighty Crown and all of the powerhouse sounds on the Irish and Chin “World Bash” line up, citing their significance to him and sound system tradition. He paid respect, credited the premiere sounds for uplifting his Refugee Sound and reminded the wall-to-wall viewers that Caribbean folks and tradition have been doing nice issues. What’s further dope is that Wyclef stayed following his efficiency to soak within the uncooked music and vibes of the killer sounds.

“It was an iconic second for the sound system motion, because it’s not usually Hip Hop stars are in genuine dancehall areas,” says “World Bash” promoter Garfield “Chin” Bourne of Irish and Chin. “Whereas many have been influenced by and borrowed from dancehall music, only a few present up for the tradition. Wyclef is likely one of the exceptions. He boldly bridges the hole between the Hip Hop and Caribbean worlds.”

Musical Farewell

The “World Bash” musical farewell to Mighty Crown was a as soon as in a lifetime occasion. The legendary Japanese sound, whose members embody Masta Simon, Sami T, Cojie and Ninja, have celebrated reggae, dancehall and Jamaican music and tradition for greater than three many years.

The Wyclef and Mighty Crown connection will not be new. Actually, up to now, “Da Far East Rulaz” have the one dubplate combo of Beres Hammond and Wyclef. Humorous sufficient, the connection began precisely 20 years in the past in Hartford, Connecticut when Wyclef confirmed up by way of the again door of a dance (in related “World Bash” model) to ship Rodigan a dubplate, which killed Mighty Crown in a conflict. However upon seeing how properly the sound carried out, Wyclef was impressed.

There’s a lot to be stated concerning the magnitude of genuine Jamaican sound system tradition, as 1000’s of music lovers braved frigid circumstances to attend “World Bash” at Amazura on Friday, November 24.

A Who’s Who of Sound System Tradition

Musical greatness culminated on the in style live performance corridor, as a who’s who of sound system tradition graced the “World Bash” stage, together with Soul Supreme, Bass Odyssey, Killamanjaro, David Rodigan, Dynamq, Tony Matterhorn, Pink Panther, LP Worldwide, Bodyguard, Metromedia and Mighty Crown. Artists, together with the legendary Shinehead, Crimson Fox and extra had been there to soak up the monumental occasion.

Wyclef delivers surprise salute to Mighty Crown at Irish and Chin's 'World Bash.'  Ninja Crown, Garfield "Chin" Bourne, Sami-T, Wyclef Jean, Masta Simon and DJ Stretch Armstrong
L-R: Ninja Crown, Garfield “Chin” Bourne, Sami-T, Wyclef Jean, Masta Simon and DJ Stretch Armstrong (Photograph Credit score: Junyo Thirdeye S-Regular)

Hardcore juggling by huge league sound techniques, accentuated with infectious rumbling basslines, stored “World Bash” rocking your entire evening. There wasn’t a uninteresting second on the unimaginable occasion, which noticed the sounds unleash electrifying dub plate anthems that wowed concertgoers. As anticipated, hints of sound conflict emerged throughout the intense performances.

Di Normal Pink Panther Topped World Conflict Champion

Throughout one other excessive level of the buzzin’ “World Bash”, Di Normal Pink Panther, a 9x world conflict champion selector, was topped.

“He has contributed a lot to the expansion of the sound conflict enviornment, sound techniques, reggae and dancehall. We needed to rejoice him,” stated Garfield “Chin” Bourne of Irish and Chin.

A Win For Sound System Tradition

“Greater than a victory for Mighty Crown, this evening was an unquestionable win for sound system tradition, which has entrenched itself so deeply within the world consciousness that it was capable of flip an event like this right into a blockbuster affair,” reported VP Information on “World Bash.” “This evening’s success made it clear: the artwork and enchantment of occasions like this are right here to remain.”

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