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SHAKALAKA "Da Livin" 2006

RUBBADUB, AFROPEAN ROOTS, ZOUK, DRUM & BASS, FUNKY GROOVES ...

Chriss Piper and Jean-Marc Brissat: The creative force behind the musical collaboration "Shakalaka", met in L.A , summer 2002. Originally from Kingston Jamaica, Piper migrated with his family to the UK when he was 10 . By the age of sixteen Piper was already a popular figure Toasting at many sound systems on the London Club scene. Piper is The true " ORIGINAL TOASTER".

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SHAKALAKA "Safe and massive" 2004

MUSIC AND PRODUCTION

The first Shakalaka release is a perfect blend of Chris Piper's and Jean-Marc Brissat's Musical influences, coming from all African roots and conscious lyrics.we wanted to give a new feel to what toasting usually might sound like and try to get all kind of different vibes from Zouk to African beats Mixed with RnB, house, reggae or Arabic Influence.