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Balooba sound was founded in Pescara, Italy in 2002. After some team changes the sound is currently founded by 1 DJ (MOKO) and 1 mc (AMAN), and Recently joined the crew another new member: dj DJ KOALA.
BALOOBA SOUND ’s selections, played inna real juggling style, are characterized by a special attention to the brand-new Jamaican releases, both new roots and dancehall, without forgetting any aspects of black music, as hip hop, r’n’b, and soca. Their sets are also enriched by Reggae Music evergreens and by an original and big dubplates collection. Since the begins, Balooba Sound still continue pushing the best reggae/dancehall music all over Italy & Europe. They had the chance to play in the best parties in cities like Frankfurt, Chemnitz, Berlin, Wermelrschirchen, Duseeldorf (Germany), Barcellona, Madrid, Salamanca (Spain), Biel/Bienne, Basel, Zurich (Switzerland), Leiden (Netherlands), Linz (Austria), Bruxelles, Deelbek, Liegi, Halle (Belgium), Bratislava, Trencin (Slovakia), etc..and in Italy in cities like: Rome, Bologna, Florence, Milan, Lecce, Rimini, Perugia, Vicenza, Reggio Emilia and many others, alongside important sounds and artists.
Since 2006 Balooba sound promoting a monthly dance called “MASSIVE NITE ” in Pescara, Italy with Int’s guests, sounds and djs. considered by many sounds as one of the most longlived yard/party in Europe
Balooba Sound is also testimonial and partner of important international brands like NEFF Clothing, LRG Clothing, LE Coq Sportiff and the “House of Marley” Headphone brand. Which support Balooba Sound in parties, tours, events etc..
Recently he took part at one of the most important Reggae Festival all over the world, with more than 250.000 visitors every years call ROTOTOM SUNSPLASH 2016, as guest dj in the “Dancehall Stage with Skarramucci (JA) and Freddy Krueger (JA).
On April 2011 they started to broadcast live and direct from Italy every thursday from 7 pm to 9 pm (CET) on IRIEVIBESRADIODETROIT.com (Detroit, Michigan based) with “CONNECT!” with interviews to reggae/dancehall artists all over the world like: Da’Ville, ìJah Bouks, Perfect, Carlton Livingston, Dawn Penn, Ranking Joe, Alozade, Khago, Marcia Griffiths, Taranchyla, The Heptones and many others..
On September 2014 they started a new monthly radio show every third monday on SPINZ – FM (New York, Brooklyn based) call “THE BALOOBA’S MONTHLY CHARTS” with reggae & Dancehall charts, brand new riddims Top played artists and much more.
– 1st JUGGLIN WAR – 2007 (MOKO DJ Vs MOIZ (Kalibandulu) Vs DESO (Northern Lights) )
– 1st ADRIATIC CUP CLASH – 2008 (BALOOBA vs CALIGULA vs WADADA)
– SOTTOTETTO CUP – 2009 (BALOOBA VS SICILY REBELLIOUS)
– BEAT TO THE BONE – JUGGLIN CONTEST 2011 (MOKO DJ VS WICKED A VS DJ CHY)
– UPRISING SOUNDCLASH 2015 – Bratislava, Slovakia (BALOOBA SOUND Vs IRIE SOUND (A) )
The Balooba Sound boast collaborations with many international artist and sounds, Ex: REGGIE STEPPER (JA) & Soul Stereo (FRA), KONSHENZ & DELUS (JA), BITTY MCLEAN (UK), LUCIANO & TURBULENCE (JA), RAS SHILOH & JUNIOR KELLY (JA), BEENIE MAN (JA), MORGAN HERITAGE (JA), KRIS KELLI (JA), DUANE STEPHENSON (JA), KING KONG (JA), DA’VILLE (JA), RED FOX (USA), PERFECT (JA), CAPLETON (JA), CARLTON LIVINGSTON (JA), LADY ANN (JA), PAD ANTHONY (JA), WARRIOR KING (JA) and many others…
Mixtapes maker, characterized for the live and direct mix, ina jugglin style. U can download them in many important reggae/dancehall forums all over the world and on WWW.BALOOBASOUND.COM/MIXTAPES
U also can find the Balooba Sound’s mixtapes all over Italy and Europe in stores/online stores dealing reggae music, etc..
Follow them on:
# SOUNDCLOUD https://soundcloud.com/mokodj-baloobasound
# TWITTER https://twitter.com/BALOOBASOUND
# INSTAGRAM https://www.instagram.com/mokodj_baloobasound/
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