Mc Spyda


Bringing up the game on all levels..Mc Spyda is a legend in his own right!!

MC SPYDA AKA “BLACK TARANTULA” is a legend in the game and respected globally for his unique vocal technique and delivery. Picking up the mic in the early 80’s back here in the UK, Spyda was quickly pushed to the forefront of the sound-systems with his recognisable reggae influenced style of MCing. Originally a dance-hall MC, when he hooked up with Colin Ellis AKA Natty of the Supatone Soundsystem. His first record was made whilst on holiday in Antigua

Listen to MC Spyda alongside Benny Page in ‘Jungle Music’ below.

His first D&B release Mo Fireby Bad Company and The Rawhill Crew got him on many people’s radars and soon he was making tracks with the likes of DJ Fresh, Benny Page, Matrix & Futurebound and Aquasky. But it was his guest vocal and the use of his alias Black Tarantulathat got him noticed by the mainstream when he appeared with Pendulum on their debut album Hold Your Colour’. Impressed with his professionalism, Rob Swire asked for him to add his vibes to his recent Knife Party project, bringing him to a new audience of EDM enthusiasts across the globe.

Another great example of what he is capable of in ‘The Burial

already been considered a legendary name in the drum & Bass genre, Mc $pyda is also part of BassLayerz.

BassLayerz is a combination of three musical minds – Slipz, Blu Bomma & $pyda.

They are a high energy Drum & Bass act, guaranteed to make the crowd bounce! They also host their own events in Nottingham and were voted as ‘Best Breakthrough Promoters’ at the National Drum & Bass Awards 2017! BassLayerz are also members of The Shadow Demon Empire collective.

Lets see what Mc Spyda has to say about Vocalzone!

“If I’m doing one show or back to back shows, Vocalzone is an essential part of my Mc Kit that allows me to focus on my performance.”

Follow Mc Spyda on Songkick and Bandsintown so you can find out where he is performing next!