Ranking Joe In Sacramento May 24th with DJ Esef, I-Lone & Squarefield Massive!
May 13, 2013 04:57PM
Ranking Joe May 24th In Sacramento alongside Capitol City Rockers Hi Power Sound as well as Baggaroots sound inna di building - likkle warm up ting fi di I. Downbeat is playing in the dance at SNWMF this year & I'm wondering if the King Deejay Man called RANKING JOE may join Downbeat to control some lyrics for the Dancehall. This year is going to be sick! Here's the event page for the show in Sacramento on May 24th >>>>[www.facebook.com]

Live and Direct! Champion Sound Presents:
Friday * May 24th * 2013 * Sacramento * Ca

Deejay Legend RANKING JOE all the way live and direct in Sacramento, California @ MIDTOWN BARFLY - 1119 21ST ST!

21+ * $5 before 10:30pm, $10 all night * Best in Sound!

Opening warm up & selections with
* I-LONE (BAGGAROOTZ SOUND)
* DJ ESEF (CAPITOL CITY ROCKERS)
* RAS MATTHEW (CAP CITY ROCKERS)
* K-WEEZY (SQUAREFIELD MASSIVE SOUND)

Purchase $5 pre-sale tickets by clicking the link below:
[rankingjoeliveinsacramento.eventbrite.com]


Ranking Joe Bio:

Reggae DJ Ranking Joe was born Joseph Jackson in Kingston on June 1, 1959. Launching his recording career right around the time that the reggae/dub movement began sweeping the world during the mid-'70s, renowned producer Coxsone Dodd took Joe under his wing as he landed a DJ spot with a soundsystem called El Paso Hi-Fi. With Dodd overseeing Joe's early sessions, a debut single was issued in 1975 (under the name of Little Joe), "Gun Court." From there, Joe branched out and worked with a variety of other reggae producers (including Bunny Lee, Watty Burnett, and Derrick Howard), which resulted in forming a new soundsystem which included U-Roy, and a name change to Ranking Joe. It was also during this time that Joe developed his trademark: a vocal style that showcased his talent for reeling off speedy tongue twisters. Beginning in the late '70s, Joe recorded hits for other artists (including Sonia Pottinger's "Shine Eye Gal"winking smiley, in addition to issuing his own albums (Weakheart Fade Away, Dub It in a Dance, Saturday Night Jamdown Syle, Round the World).
The dawn of the '80s saw Joe join in with one of the era's most acclaimed soundsystems, Ray Symbolic Hi-Fi (with Jah Screw), whose popularity spread far outside of Jamaica, resulting in a sold-out tour of the U.K. in 1980. Despite showing great promise, the soundsystem broke up a year later, which resulted in both Joe and DJ Screw teaming up and working as a production team for other artists (including being one of the last producers to work at King Tubby's infamous old studio, Dangerous Dub). After relocating to New York City (the Bronx, to be exact), Joe continued to produce recordings for other reggae artists, including Frankie Paul, Black Uhuru, Dennis Brown, Glen Washington, Glen Brown, The Meditations, King Tubby, Shinehead, and Papa San. The late '90s/early 2000s saw Ranking Joe resume his own recording career once more, issuing such further solo releases as Fast Forward to Africa, Ghetto People, and 3 the Roots Way. Ranking Joe's influence can be detected in such modern-day reggae artists as Beenie Man, Pan Head, and the aforementioned Papa San, among others.

Baggaroots / I-Lone Bio:
Baggarootz Sound is out of Woodland California. It was established in honor of Micah Romero aka Baggarootz. He was a Reggae Pioneer in Woodland California. Influencing many to listen to the music and live better lives through the inspiration of music with a conscious message. We will continue to spread the message with our Dj's Fyah Woman- Lisa Romero and Selektah I-Lone- Joey Guevara. We will be playing foundation roots reggae and new reggae tracks. No slackness, always up2 Di Time! I hope you enjoy our station. Also check Selektah I-Lone at a venue near you. events will be posted.

Dj Esef Bio:
Dj Esef, A native of Sacramento, California has been Selecting & Deejaying reggae & hip hop music professionally for over 10 years & is one of the founding members of the reggae dancehall soundsystem, Capitol City Rockas Hi-Power Sound as well as a member of the North Star Chapter of the Universal Zulu Nation. He is also closely linked with many west coast reggae soundsystems including Jah Warrior Shelter, Tribe Of Kings, Squarefield Massve & many more. He has been running a dance along with Selector KDK for over 5 years called "The Get Down To The Champion Sound" in the heart of downtown Sacramento, CA on 4th Fridays at Midtown Barfly 1119 21st Street. Sacramento, which is known as one of the best dancehalls n Northern Californa.





Click The Link below to here a special dubplate version of Ranking Joe's foundation tune - "Down By The Riverside" Capitol City Rockers Dubplate Version!
[soundcloud.com]
Re: Ranking Joe In Sacramento May 24th with DJ Esef, I-Lone & Squarefield Massive!
May 13, 2013 05:12PM
BIG UP Squarefield Massive Everytime! I did a show with these guys at Mid Town BarFly and it was off the hook. Endorse.

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