12:00 - 12:46 19 Mar
In 2015, Jamaican Grammy award winning singer and producer Richie Stephens started speaking with Italian reggae singer and producer duo Rankin Lele and Papa Leu about a new musical mission. In a time where complex musical mashups and crossing genres are the norm, they focus on the simplicity of the sweet ska sound and crossing cultures. “Richie Stephens & Ska Nation Band" is Jamaica and Italy coming together in the mighty name of Ska”. Ska is the second sound originated in Jamaica, but the first to sweep the world internationally.