Shimmy Shimmy did a Interview with our UK-Buddy Tippa Irie.
4). You are well-known for your days as a Saxon Sound MC in the 80’s, could you
tell us what the sound system scene was like back then?
The sound system thing back in the day was a blessing, but very hard work. Travelling in the back of a sound van for miles and lifting very heavy sounds boxes and working all night on the mic for very little pay, but is was all worth it as those experiences have made what I am today.
There was more love in the dances back then, and the sounds clashes were great and most of the time sold out, with people just wanting to enjoy themselves and get away from the trouble we face as black people living in the UK.
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