Brazilian King of Samba Drum & Bass - DJ Patife visits DJ Chef for a catch up and a soulful mix and blend!
Thursday 7th May sees DJ Patife land at Kool London. Patife was born and raised in Brasil's music and clubbing capital Sao Paulo. He started out as a DJ in a local hip hop band before switching to Jungle and Drum & Bass in the mid-nineties, DJing alongside close friends such as DJ Marky.
One of Brazil's most popular drum'n'bass DJs, he has played at Skolbeats and the Brasilia Music Festival as well as at the prestigious Sonar Festival in Barcelona.
Patife is best known for the track 'Sambassim', which was played by everyone from Gilles Peterson and Laurent Garnier to Andy C. It also took out the 'Best Dance Music Video' award at the MTV Video Music Awards in Brazil.
Fabio and Grooverider, the legends and Godfathers of Drum & Bass are idolised worldwide. Industry heavyweights, fans and artists regardless of genre will readily respect and praise the ongoing influence of the two.
May 8th 2015 at The Forum London sees them uniting alongside an array of special guests to celebrate their 25 prolific years as a duo: in House, Drum & Bass and Jungle. This will be a roadblock event.
Prior to the event they will be coming to Kool London to talk to Chef about the party and host a Fabio & Grooverider Kool London takeover on Chef’s Thursday 7-9 pm show!
On Thursday 23rd April, Renegade Hardware General DJ Ink will pass through the Kool studios to talk to Chef about RH 20 years celebratory events and will drop an exclusive mix for the Kool listeners!
DJ Ink. Ink is one of the key players of the Drum & Bass scene since the beginning. A true Drum & Bass pioneer, he is known for his music production and sets for Metalheadz, Architecture and Renegade Hardware. Chef 1900-2100 GMT.
If you still don't know, then 'You don't know Jack!' Join Jack-knife on Super Sunday between 1300 and 1500 GMT for a deep insight into the golden years of hip hop. Whether you were around back then or not, there are always lessons to be learnt and don't forget to change your name from your usual name to a hip hop artist name when you enter the chat room! The finest old skool hip hop beats freshly hand picked and packed with 100% vinyl with no artificial formats. You can also join his page here for updates.
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