After playing with ‘ROOTS INITY PROMOTIONS’ for four years, in 1984 Papa Bingi got together with three of his brothers and three brerhrens and formed ‘DREAD BROTHERS PROMOTIONS and SHASHAMANE INTERNATIONAL’.The members were Rev Dida, the late Pupa Davis, Oga Sura Mbaya, Daddy Chosh,Youthman Terry, and Ras Ken.We started playing out the Sound around Nairobi Kenya in Clubs like,The Starlight, Halliance, Hollywood and around the country promoting Reggae music. In 1985 Papa Bingi set off for Europe leaving behind the rest of the crew. Shashamane has played in countries like Germany, Holland, England, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, France and Swizerland.
In 1990 Papa Bingi decided to move to New York City where he build another set. The New York crew includes; Six Killer, James Bond and Little Fox. Shashamane is a clash and juggling sound we have dubplates from Nitty Gritty to you know who and we have clashed and played with Sounds like Killamanjaro, Stormforce, Love Star, King Addies, King Barka, Stereo Five, Black magic, Black Terror, Blunt Posse and many more. Shasashamane has three major bases: