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TicketWeb Chats To Hytal Bosrah Sound

Izyah Davis on his favourite tunes to play live and more...

Ahead of their set at Scala, London for University Of Dub on Friday 22 June, we spoke to Izyah Davis from Birmingham’s Bosrah Sound-System. 

What do you usually do at the weekend when you’re not providing the entertainment at Scala?
Relaxing at home or playing at another venue. 

Who are the best new artists we should be listening to right now?
One Nation (Birmingham) and Negus Dub Warrior (Leeds)

What are your ultimate weekend party jams?
A Good Roots Dance or listening to live reggae groups. 

What are you drinking – do you have a tipple of choice?
As I drive, normally water or a soft drink. Maybe a bottle of cider. 

What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever seen at one of your gigs?
A young lady taking removing her garments and asking me to sign her upper private parts. 

You’ve just left the club and you’re looking for a 4am snack, what’s your go-to post-club grub?
I don’t normally eat early mornings but if I am on the road I may have a breakfast or a coffee and a snack.

Who’s the most famous person you’ve ever spotted on a night out / at one of your gigs?
Various artists Johnny Clark, Fred Locks… I mingle with a lot of reggae artists.

What’s your favourite track to end a set with?
One of my own songs tune call Blessings. 

What’s your best/worst journey home story? Ever got stranded in the middle of nowhere?
Stranded at an airport as all the flights were canceled.

University Of Dub takes over Scala monthly. Grab tickets/check out upcoming shows at www.ticketweb.co.uk/UOD 

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