Glasgow duo Shaka Loves You boast a truly unique show. Effortlessly fusing elements of funk, soul, disco & hip-hop with turntable trickery, tight live percussion and custom visuals. ‘SLY’ create the perfect house party vibe, wherever they play.
Originally growing up in the Highlands, Jamie & Marty met in 2011 and since then have gone on to support heavyweights such as George Clinton, The Jacksons, DJ Jazzy Jeff, David Rodigan, Chali 2na of Jurassic 5, Craig Charles, Joey Negro, Mr Scruff & The Reflex.
As well as hometown residencies, the boys have packed out clubs from Athens to Amsterdam with regular festival appearances up & down the UK. Add Canadian, New Zealand & European tours to this and you get a picture of how in demand the boys are.
Complementing their live show, SLY also release their own material with equal acclaim. Their tracks gain regular support from BBC Radio 2 and 6 Music & ‘Soul on Fire’ attracted the attention of Mixmag, which gave it an impressive 8/10 review.
2018 saw SLY team up with record label Bombstrikes and round off the year with a new EP, featuring a slew of collaborating artists including the legendary rapper, Soup from Jurassic 5. 2019 also got off to a flying start with ‘Disco Funkin’, a compilation album curated by SLY topping the download charts & picking up national radio support along the way.