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King Britt
King Britt
Label: Nervous Records
Genre: Electronic
Online: Artist Website
 

Bio

Rarely will you find a talent whose vision supersedes the boundaries of genre, until you have met King Britt. This Philadelphia native has found a way to escape the boundaries of a single category of music by expressing his creations through deep house, hip-hop, broken beat,nu-jazz, funk and afro-tech. He has been honing his DJ and production skills for the greater part of a decade. The result: a pioneer of all things soulful, rhythmically textured and melodically provocative.

King began his DJ tenure in 1992 when he became the wax poet for the Grammy award winning Digable Planets. Together with Ishmael “Butterfly” Butler, Doodlebug and Ladybug, this quartet changed the face of modern hip-hop by fusing skat style jazz with the ingenious lyrical witticisms of Butterfly’s Kafka inspired language. While touring the globe with Digable Planets, King continued to develop his love of the dance music culture by making numerous appearances in house music clubs all over the world. With his gifted knowledge of music past, present and future, he crafted timeless sets that remain legendary. These international escapades set the stage for his planetary DJ career. He continues to deliver performances as a house, hip-hop, funk and even 80’s DJ, to adoring fans the world over.