I-SHENCE was founded in 1996 in Perugia (Italy). In 1999 they started
organizing events and cutting dubplates, thank's to I-SHENCE the
Perugia massive have seen artists like Sizzla, Buju Banton, Morgan
Heritage, Barrington Levy, Bushman, The Wailers, Luciano, The I-Threes,
Sugar Minnot, Tristan Palmer, General Degree and many more...and
also sounds like: Killamanjaro, Pow Pow, One Love, Soundquake, David
Rodigan, LP I'ntl, Supersonic and many others in they're own small
town and Perugia started being considered as one of Italy's hottest
From 2001 to 2006 I-SHENCE participated in 4 soundclashes in Italy
winning all except against Villa Ada at the X-Mas clash in Padova,
one in France(Marseille)losing in tune fi tune... and one in Spain
"SPANISH CLASH '06" Bringing home the trophy!!!
In December 2006 I-Shence were invited to perform at the Mass in
Brixton, London by David Rodigan where they juggled together longside!!!
In 2007 I-SHENCE continued to tour all over Italy and performed
abroad in Spain, Belgium, Germany and for the first time in JAMAICA
on Easter Friday at DUTTY FRIDAYS (Fletchers Land, Kingston) before
Fire Links, Bounty Killer and Mavado!!!!!
In the same year some members of I-SHENCE moved to Kingston Jamaica
for 4 months were they collected dubplates for themselves and provided
a Dubplate service for many European sounds which continues and
has been successful to this day.
In 2008 I-Shence participated in the "Call the undertaker clash"
A home and away clash; 1 in Mannheim (Germany) and 1 in Rome (Italy)
It ended in a tie, I-Shence winning in Germany and Citylock winning
in Italy!!! In 2013 I-Shence toured with HALF PINT in Spain, Ibiza
& Italy and in 2014 they clashed with Ma Gash defeating them in
the dub fi dub..
2014 also saw the return of I-Shence in Jamaica where they performed
at the Road block in Port Antonio and B&G mondays in downtown Kingston!!!