Dub Akom Band is a consistent backing band from Marseille, France. Established in 2002 by Faby (bass) & David (drums), joined later by Claude (keyboard), Titi (guitar), Stef (keyboard), and Laurent (sound engineer).
Dub Akom provides services for artists of various styles from roots reggae to dancehall, whilst bringing together all sectors of Jamaican music. Starting as a Dub formula, the band quickly linked with international artists and then began to acquire a serious name in Europe as a backing band. The collaborations over the years have been diverse, leading the band to work with the most popular reggae/dancehall artists with whom Dub Akom Band has shared many stages at some notable festivals across Europe and beyond.
Due to the quality and the professionalism of their performance, Dub Akom Band is one of the most popular backing bands in Europe.
Some of the artists Dub Akom Band has performed with include:
Mr Vegas, Konshens, Assassin aka Agent Sasco, Etana, Mykal Rose (Black Uhuru), Gyptian, Popcaan, RDX, Jah Mason, Lutan Fyah, Pressure Buss Pipe, Protoje & Don Corleon, Turbulence, Million Stylez, Gappy Ranks, Chezidek, Perfect Giddimani, Norris Man, Lyricson, Omar Perry, Nuttea, Cali P, Lorenzo, Anthony John, Jah Marnyah, Rod Taylor, Murray Man, plus many more.
Some of the festivals Dub Akom Band has performed at include:
ZIMBABWE: Castle Lager Summer Celebration
MAURITIUS ISLAND: Reggae Donn Sa
SPAIN: Rototom Sunsplash
GERMANY: Summerjam / Reggae Jam / Rhur Reggae / Reggae In Wulf
FRANCE: Reggae Sun Ska / Garance Reggae Festival
BELGIUM: Reggae Geel / Smile / Dour / Couleurs Café
POLAND: One Love / Ostroda / Reggaeland / Burning Sun
SLOVENIA : Overjam
SWEDEN: STOKLM Festival
DANEMARK: Scandinavia Reggae
UK: One Love Wembley Arena
ITALY: One Love / Ambria
PORTUGAL: Sumol / Musa
In 2007, David & Faby formed the label Akom Records for which they composes and produces popular riddims used by many artists from the reggae and dancehall scene. Dub Akom’s production are influenced by the Jamaican culture from early reggae 80s to mainstream dancehall hip hop music of today.
Their release feature popular artists such as Konshens, Beenie Man, Jahmiel, Lukie D, Bugle, Voicemail, Jah Mason, Lutan Fyah, Pressure, Turbulence, Million Stylez, Chezidek, Johnny Osbourne and many more, they also try to highlight some talented upcoming artist such as Jah Torius, Jahnett Tafari and many more.