One of the most awaited musical events in Italy, Snoop Dogg comes to Salento after the “Reincarnation” in Snoop Lion, has not lived up to expectations!
On August 12th, in the midst of a hot musical season at the Gallipoli’s Parco Gondar, one of the greatest living world hip-hop icons made thousands of fans happy with a perfect show and an impeccable style. Lion enough, Snoop preferred to insist on what still remains his specialty, and that one reggae album can not erase: a continuous sequence, of hit after hit with which all the hip hop fans of last twenty years grew up!
Equally important, another lion, this time 100% roots reggae, for years icon of our festival and of modern international reggae: our friend Alborosie has renovated the traditional rite in Salento presenting an extraordinary new album in the twenty-years anniversary of his artistic career.
These two artists have been the tip of the iceberg, but behind them the substance of the typical Gusto Dopa was not missing: Clementino, Dj Gruff, Dj Tayone, Mama Marjas, Lion D, Jah Sun, Bizzarri Sound, Miss Mykela, Dj Skizo, Dj War, Après la Classe, the special guests of SSS (Sud Sound System), Kaya Killa and Mad Dopa… all crucial in the atmosphere that only Salento Urban Reggae Festival can create: the recomposition of a synthesis between old school and new school made of viable substance and not of virtual gossip.
S.U.R.F. Gusto Dopa al Sole has rocked the world again this year, in a summer of deep social and economic changes in the dynamics of Salento’s summer entertainment, between the overcrowding of proposals and the economic crisis that continues.
You can certainly trust it: in 2014 we will match up with times and with our fifteenth edition! See you soon.