The 2012 release of ‘Elite’ was clashing for prime supporter and promoter, Steven “DJ Jabba” Beckford. It pulled in a gigantic group however numerous in-your-face dancehall/reggae fans were not pleased.There were excessively numerous hip bounce acts and they made their emotions known.
“We had Rick Ross, DJ Khaled, 2 Chainz a’ Young Jeezy an’ it draw an evil group, however wi center individuals neva like it,” Jabba clarified.
Taking after that show, which was held at Bicentennial Park in Miami, he and fellow benefactor Joey Budafuco moved far from hip bounce acts and went for a Caribbean season.
“In life, mi gain from my slip-ups an’ individuals slip-ups, an’ one of di mix-ups mi mek was put to much hip bounce artiste pon Best Of The Best,” Jabba revealed to Jamaica Observer.
This year, Best Of The Best happens May 28 at Bayfront Park in Miami. It was propelled May 4 at Club Iguana in Pembroke Pines, Fort Lauderdale.
The show has a solid dancehall line-up, supplemented by acts from Trinidad and Tobago and The Bahamas.
Mavado, Aidonia, Masicka, Christopher Martin and Dexta Daps are a portion of the dancehall stars booked. Trinidadian soca artistes Patrice Roberts and Lyrikal, and Bahamian entertainers Julien Believe and Dyson Knight, are additionally affirmed.
Elite was first held in 2007 at Bicentennial Park. The show commended its tenth commemoration a year ago.
Source: Jamaica Observer