Reggae Legend Tippa Irie Book Launch

Friday 10 November

Tippa Irie started his musical career in South London on his father’s Sound System called Musical Messiah. Family members soon realized that young Tippa had talent and encouraged him to enter local talent competitions.


We can safely say there is not a continent in the world that Tippa has not graced with his talent. From Reggae Sunsplash in Jamaica to 12 cities in China, all 50 States in America, almost every country in Europe, all over Asia. Tippa Irie is not just a successful performer, he has built up a reputation as a top radio DJ, record producer, and owner of his own Studio. To date, Tippa remains one of the most successful entertainers to come out of the UK and continues to fly the flag for the UK scene wherever he goes.

Artists’ from all over the world have requested to work with him in all types of music genres. He worked with the Black Eyed Peas and was nominated for a Grammy in 2004 for the worldwide smash hit single ‘Hey Mama’.

Sharing stories from his incredible life, reading from his book a recalling his stories from his time with sound system Saxon International through to his Grammy nominated work.

If you love black music, the history of black music and stories of growing up black British, this event is totally for you.

We will start the evening with a DJ spinning those beautiful reggae vinyl classics, it really is not one to be missed.

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