Experiencing The Heatwave live is something totally unique: taking the Jamaican sound-system formula and adding their own London twist, Gabriel and Benjamin have created an explosion of authentic, outrageous and joyous hype. For the last decade The Heatwave has been building a loyal following of hardcore dancehall fans. In 2017 those fans are now buying their tickets in the tens of thousands.
Of course, it's not easy to prove yourself in the world of Jamaican dancehall. Against the odds, The Heatwave have built a formidable reputation in the most fierce and competitive scene around. Not since David Rodigan made his name in the 1980s have English DJs made such a splash in Jamaican music. The Heatwave, two Londoners obsessed with sounds from the Caribbean, are turning the heads of rudeboys, dancehall queens and the mainstream alike.