Words by DJ Theory, Photos by DJ Gravy—
“Notting Hill was crazy, as I left my hotel the first day there I literally just followed the sound of soca and horns.”
This past weeked our own DJ Gravy made a quick trip to London to take part in the Notting Hill Carnival madness. As supplement to the local soundsystems and street raving, the Major Lazer x Red Bull Music Academy carnival event was a definite highlight, as well as the Orange Hill dance that also included Gravy on the wheels, plus LargeUp/Major Lazer team member Walshy Fire, the bredrin Toddla T, BBC’s Robbo Ranx, Seani B and more. Pree some of the pics above to get a glimpse of the vibes from those events via Sean Paul, Machel Montano x Dre Skull, David Rodigan, Bay-C from T.O.K, Diplo, Walshy Fire, our bake and shark judge Jillionaire and our friends at Orange Hill. Madd a road. Check the personal re-cap from Gravy below as well:
“Whoa, the Soca is still playing in my head, and the taste of rum is not too distant a memory. Right away I was captured by the million or so people repping a very diverse mix of all races and backgrounds, all liming to the sounds of the Caribbean. I got totally had by a dancer with paint on her hand, but who cares about a favorite shirt, right? It’s fuckin’ carnival!