RUFF TRADE are an explosion of Roots, Rock, Reggae born in 2016 on the streets of Manchester, UK.
Fronted by brothers Ryan-I & Christafari RUFF TRADE quickly gained local popularity and they soon hit the studio recording their debut E.P Urban Jungle in 2017 which was mastered at Abbey Road Studios, London.
Since 2017 RUFF TRADE have gigged extensively across the UK also working with, and rated by, legendary reggae artists such as Prince Hammer, Dennis Bovell & Keith Poppin amongst others.
2022 welcomes the release of RUFF TRADEs debut full album “Mancunian Way” and the band head out on their “Good Ting Tour” kicking off in July.
Iconic live music venue. One of the UK's most celebrated underground clubs.