Rapattack SoundSystem

Located at All Saints Road

100% vinyl... 💚
Carnival's flagship sound

Rapattack's celebrated 50k sound system (est.1984) is a major attraction at Notting Hill. This year they continue to highlight support for the Grenfell tragedy and go fully 'green for Grenfell in remembrance, flying the recognised national motto: "FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS". A musical theme of Peace, Love & Harmony compliments their eclectic blend of 70's, 80’s & 90’s vinyl with no laptops, no CD's, computers or mp3s allowed for DJ sets. Genres include Soul, Jazz, Funk, House, Hip-Hop & Dance classics in representing UK club culture and the local community who support this extremely popular sound system.

Complete with a VIP area, the flagship Carnival site is strictly favoured by the mature age group and their families. Rapattack performed at their first Carnival in 1984 and became one of the founder members of B.A.S.S. (British Association of Sound Systems), which today is the governing body and discipline which organises all 'static' sound systems at this event. The site is officially licensed by the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea and both soft and alcoholic drinks are available from the licensed bar and food areas. 

Listed in official Carnival literature as one of the places to be whether you consider yourself a party animal or simply just a good music lover, the atmosphere is electric.  it's no wonder why this site is so popular. Exclusive performances from the UK's top and underground DJs are a regular feature. Surprise performances from some of the world's leading recording artistes have also proven to be a smash. If you love music, then this site is for you. Whether it be the cross section of people and celebrities mingling in the open air crowd or reminiscing to your favourite golden oldies on the amazing 50,000watt analogue sound system- once you experience Rapattack at Carnival you're hooked. It is only then that you will appreciate why people come from all over Europe and return to this site year after year. 

With an impressive portfolio of previous sponsors, Rapattack also is the ideal location to consider for the exposure and marketing of your brand. Contact k8@rapattack.co.uk for enquiries.






British Association of Sound Systems

The BASS member sound systems are predominantly made up of the Sound Systems that you will find located at the annual London Notting Hill Carnival (Europe's largest street festival) which takes place every year over 2 days, during the August Bank Holiday weekend in London. 

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