The Italian music scene is blowing up, rich with hip, vibrant sounds. Its regional music hubs spark everything from dubbed out reggae to high-energy rock, from electronic shimmer to jazz cool. HIT Week, now in its 6th year, is a great way to enjoy new Italian popular music. Visit HITWeek.it for details about the festival. Maria Germinario, aka Mama Marjas, was born in 1986 and grew up in Apulia. Gifted with a vibrant voice and with a unique low timbre, she started singing when she was 6 years old together with her family orchestra (International Band). Mama Marjas is one of the most important and promising artists of the modern reggae Italian scene. She is very young and extremely talented , self-confident, rooted in reggae culture but, at the same time, versatile thanks to her solid musical culture. BoomDaBash sees the light back in 2002 as a classic jamaican sound system, founded and brought into the world by Blazon, current dj, sound engineer and producer of the quartet. Slowly BoomDaBash outline progressively changes the features, along a path of artistic development that guide him towards the realization of the first official work, "A" (2008 ELIANTO EDITIONS).