History Of Sound clash
A sound clash is a musical competition that first originated in the streets of Kingston, Jamaica in the late 1950s.
Evolving from rag-tag sound system assemblies blasting out of cars into the organized and marketed events of today, sound clash has a rich musical legacy. Jamaicans brought the culture with them around the globe, influencing music in the U.S., U.K., Japan, and Europe.
Did you Know
The World Sound Clash was started by World Promotion in 1993, the first clash was at the Roller express in London. Bodyguard sound system was the first world sound champion.
The World Clash started in 1998 by promoters Irish and Chin and held in New York City. The final World Clash was held in 2008.
Precursors to World Clash include the UK World Cup which took place in 1993 & 1994 in London, and the Canada World Clash which took place in 1993 in Toronto.