DJ Mr Thing

DJ Mr Thing

Saturday Headlining DJ

World champion scratch DJ and former member of Scratch Perverts, DJ Mr Thing is considered to be part of the fabric of UK hip hop and a purveyor of the finest funk and soul records.
A prolific vinyl collector and regular radio host, Mr Thing’s knowledge of hip hop, funk & soul can be witnessed in his compilation series Strange Breaks & Mr Thing (BBE) – highly regarded by DJs and record collectors alike.
With two World Champion titles under his belt and 30 years of experience, it’s fair to say that you are getting the very best when Mr Thing is behind the turntables.
Always interesting but with a focus on the dancefloor, Mr Thing takes you on a musical journey – always with some of his inimitable scratching thrown in.

Expect:

Classic Hip Hop
Soul
Funk
Disco
Reggae

Awards:

1999 DMC World Team Champion with Scratch Perverts
2000 UK DMC Champion
2000 DMC World Champion Finalist

Key Releases:

Kings of Hip Hop compilation with DJ Premier for BBE Records
Library Archive compilation, curated with Chris Read in partnership with Cavendish Music.
Strange Breaks & Mr Thing Vol 1-3 for BBE Records
Finish What We Started album with Micall Parknsun for Village Live Records

Guest radio shows on:

Worldwide FM, 1BTN, Totally Wired (Acid Jazz) and BBC 1Xtra.

Radio appearances:

BBC 6 Music, BBC Radio 1, Kiss FM, Soho Radio