ABOUT


BIO

Black Beat Movement is an alternative soul collective founded in Milan in 2012. The band builds its sound mixing the richness of nu soul and hip hop with new songwriting.

Their incessant touring brought them all over Italy and further, and has seen them opening for many popular artist, such as: De La Soul, Alpha Blondy, Julian Marley, Africa Unite, Sud Sound System, Clementino, Aprés la Classe, The Bluebeaters, Hiatus Kaiyote, Luciano and The Coup.

2013 marks the release of the Ep BLACK BEAT MOVEMENT (Maninalto Records) and sees the band perform twice at Sziget Festival, Budapest, after winning the Italian contest.

In 2014, they publish their first full-length album, ID-LEAKS, containing the single AFLAME feat. Bunna (BMRecords) and are finalists at Arezzo Wave 2014 contest.

In 2016 Black Beat Movement released the new record LOVE MANIFESTO (Grande Onda/Universal). In April they played at La Maroquinerie, Paris, as finalist of the AfroPunk – Battle of the Bands Contest. In September they won the KeepOn Prize as one of the best band live in Italy.

In 2018 the band release the new album RADIO MANTRA (Grande Onda).

BAND

NAIMA FARAO'_vocals
JACOPO BOSCHI_guitar, backing vocals
LUCA J. BOLOGNA_bass, synths
NICO ROCCAMO_drum, percussions
LUCA SPECCHIO_saxophones
DJ AGLY_scratches
VEEZ0_piano, rhodes, synths, mpc, fx
NICO ROCCAMO_drums

DISCOGRAPHY

2013 BLACK BEAT MOVEMENT - Maninalto!
2014 ID-LEAKS - BMRecords
2014 AFLAME feat. Bunna - BMRecords
2016 LOVE MANIFESTO - Grande Onda/Universal
2018 RADIO MANTRA - Grande Onda

MUSIC

Intoxicated feat. Tormento

 

Listen to our music on Spotify

TOUR

TOUR 2019
25/01   ARCI OHIBO', MILANO
02/02   SPAZIO 23, GALLARATE (VA)
16/03   HT FACTORY, SEREGNO (MB)
13/04   LEONCAVALLO, MILANO
28/04   OGGI COME IERI, RHO
01/05   IL CONCERTONE, CANEGRATE
17/05   CA' NOSTRA, RHO
30/05   AUDITORIUM RADIO POPOLARE, MILANO
15/06   MOJITO PER LA VITA, PIANCASTAGNAIO (SI)
16/06   WOLFEST, CERRO MAGGIORE (MI)
23/06   BLACK BEAT MOVEMENT PIC NIC, SETTIMO M.SE
29/06   MICROCOSMI, COMERIO (VA)
04/07   FESTA DEL GERUSCO, ROBECCO SUL NAVIGLIO (MI)
13/07   FRONTIERE URBANE, NOVARA
20/07   WOODOO FESTIVAL, CASSANO MAGNAGO (VA)
07/09   MASH FESTIVAL, MILANO
04/10   URBAN LAKE STREET FOOD FESTIVAL, RHO
20/12   JOSHUA BLUES CLUB, COMO
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TOUR 2018
23/03   BIKO CLUB, MILANO
31/03   ALCAZAR, ROMA
06/04   OFFICINE UTOPIA, CECCANO (FR)
07/04   SOUL KITCHEN, SULMONA (AQ)
13/04   ARCI ZU, PARMA
14/04   ARCI TOM, MANTOVA
20/04   CIRCOLONE, LEGNANO (MI)
25/04   PARTIGIANI IN OGNI QUARTIERE, MILANO
01/05   PRIMO MAGGIO, VERBANIA
04/05   1E35 CIRCA, CANTU' (CO)
11/05   TERZO PONTE, BASSANO DEL GRAPPA (VI)
26/05   MI AMI, MILANO
01/06   PALIO DEL CHIARETTO, BARDOLINO (VR)
02/06   CSA MURAZZI, TORINO
17/06   BLACK BEAT MOVEMENT PIC NIC, SETTIMO MILANESE
28/06   DONNE IN CANTO, RHO (MI)
13/07   FARA ROCK, FARA GERA D'ADDA (BG)
27/07   BLACK&BLUE FESTIVAL, MALNATE (VA)
28/07   SUONI DI MARCA, TREVISO
04/08   LA ROTONDA, LOCARNO (CH)
15/08   LUNGOMARE AUGUSTO, RIVERGARO (PC)
21/08   CANTIERE, LECCE
22/08   MAYAPAN, SANTA CATERINA-NARDò (LE)
24/08   BLESSOUND, BLESSANO (UD)
25/08   BALLA COI CINGHIALI, VINADIO (CN)
30/08   SONICA FEST, MANDELLO LARIO (LC)
02/09   FAST FEST, TREZZO SULL'ADDA
07/09   LIVE ROCK FEST, ACQUAVIVA (SI)
08/09   ISEO SUONA, ISEO
14/09   SOS FORNACE, RHO (MI)
15/09   RESTART URBAN FESTIVAL, IMOLA
04/10   FELTRINELLI PASUBIO, MILANO
26/10   MERCATO SONATO, BOLOGNA
10/11   JAZZMI, MILANO
23/11   CSOA ASKATASUNA, TORINO

CONTACT

BAND

blackbeatmovement@gmail.com

BOOKING

blackbeatmovement@gmail.com

PRESS

francescoi@smceurope.it

LABEL

www.lagrandeonda.com

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