Bong-Ra -

Bong-Ra is the performing name of Dutch breakcore musician Jason Kohnen from Utrecht. He has been active under this name since 1997, before that he played bass-guitar in a stoner-metal-band Celestial Season.

His style is sometimes credited as 'Yardcore' or 'Raggacore', blending Reggae and Ragga with Breakcore, though he also incorporates other styles amongst others Metal, Gabba, Jazz, Rave and Jungle.

On 21st of February 2002 a Peel session by Bong-Ra was aired on BBC Radio 1, which was later released on vinyl. John Peel regularly played Bong-Ra tracks after he had been sent a 4-track demo in 2000. Jason also got to meet John Peel in person and he considers the Peel session as one of the highlights of his career.

Bong-Ra played at the dutch Lowlands Festival on August 18, 2006

Text: Last FM and

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