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Tóke - Wake Up inna Kingston | Bassplate Records (2016) (
The first album produced by the Bassplate Records, from Italy, is a collaboration with the talented emerging German/Indonesian artist, Tóke. 
Once again is the motherland of reggae, that nurtures creativity and 
encounters: Mikey Tuff (label co-founder and riddim builder) and Tóke met in Kingston during a long and very productive stay on the island, that brought inspiration and creativity. 
Thanks to the affinity between the vibes and riddims from the label and the artist sensitivity, the idea of producing an album out of this experience, came naturally. 
“Wake Up Inna Kingston” was recorded in Bologna at Studio61 by Adriano Ippolito (label co-founder and sound engineer): there Tóke recorded the vocals and enriched Bassplate riddims with precious instrumentals overdubs. The album features Jamaican artists like Conkarah, Infinite, Exile the Brave and the Indonesian Ras Muhamad, the reggae ambassador of southeast Asia. 
The sound of the album is the one that mark out Bassplate Records productions: the riddims are heavily inspired by jamaican music from the seventies and eighties and are built with the combined use of real instruments, vintage outboards and plugins, always...  more


released May 4, 2016 

All vocal and instruments tracks recorded at Studio 61, Bologna, Italy by Adriano Ippolito 
Exile Di Brave and Infinite recorded in Kingston, Jamaica 
Conkarah recorded in Papua New Guinea 
Ras Muhamad recorded in Jakarta, Indonesia 

Mixed at Duna Studio, Russi, Italy by Adriano Ippolito 
Mastered at Hot Pot Recordings, Bologna, Italy by Adriano Ippolito 

Artwork by Simonluca Spadanuda 

Produced by Bassplate Records 
Executive production Francesco Kalafi Posca & Bassplate Records