THE line-up for tonight’s staging of Boom Ghetto Splash continues to grow. The latest additions are dancehall artiste I-Octane, reggae artistes Jah Cure and Richie Spice, and gospel artiste Omari.
The event is scheduled to take place at the Waterhouse Mini Stadium in Drewsland.
According to promoter Patrick Roberts of Shocking Vibes Productions, all systems are in place for another massive and entertaining event.
“The community is excited about the event, persons from other communities are excited, the artistes are prepared to deliver, so everyone should come out to have a good time,” said Roberts.
The event is free to the public.
Previously announced performers include Spragga Benz, Morgan Heritage, Bounty Killer, Sizzla, Kip Rich, General Degree, Christopher Martin, Lady Saw, Blak Ryno, Chi Ching Ching, Laden, Elephant Man, Munga, Capleton, Sizzla, Konshens, Jah Bouks, Tarrus Riley, Busy Signal, Aidonia, Bugle, Popcaan, Ninjaman, Nature, Ishawna, Bling Dawg, and the Downsound Crew.
Up-and-coming acts include Jahmeil, Vybrant, Proper Fade, Rhyme Minista, Versatile, Bryka, Dexta Daps and D Blackmann.
Ghetto Splash began in the late 1980s and is one of the most anticipated events among inner-city residents. The event took a break and returned with a bang last year.
Roberts has partnered with Downsound Records for this staging with Boom Energy Drink as title sponsor.
MCs for the event include Burger Man from RJR 94 FM, Miss Kitty, Sample Man, Nuffy and Beakle Bailey.
Sound systems include Sky Juice, Foota Hype, Lovers Choice Disco, Boom Boom, and Harry Hype.