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Friday, March 18
1:00AM - 1:50AM
3TEN Austin City Limits Live
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Shakka is a British alternative hip hop & rnb singer who burst onto the scene in 2011 with The Shakka Crown Affair, a mixtape which paid homage to some of the artists who influence his music the most. Following the success of this, Shakka created an online youtube series aptly titled 'Shakkapellas' where he covered popular songs by beatboxing each layer of the track as well as putting his own Shakka spin on the song. This series attracted millions of views and gained him fans from around the world.
Since then Shakka has gone on to feature on Wretch 32's single 'Blackout' which charted at #6 in the UK singles chart in 2013, release an EP entitled 'Tribe' in 2013, perform at Glastonbury and tour the world for 3 years with the legendary production duo Basement Jaxx as their male vocalist.
In 2014, Shakka sold out two headline gigs at the Camden Barfly and then another at Oslo Hackney later on in the year. In 2015 Shakk...