Any conversation about UK hip hop or r&b will not last long before Manny Norté is mentioned. He is one of the scene’s most respected and enduring figures thanks to his efforts as DJ, producer and presenter over the last few decades. Manny is the go to tour DJ for names like Jay Z, Rhianna and Beyonce and has played all across the UK and Europe at the most esteemed night clubs.
For his DJ efforts over the years he won a MOBO and can often be found playing BRIT Award after parties, fashion shows for the likes of Naomi Campbell and was recently invited to be the resident DJ at the F1 Grand Prix in Bahrain. Manny is also a Radio regular who has presented a weekend show on Radio 1 Xtra as well as being on Choice FM with a mix show every Friday night/Saturday morning, with regular live shows recorded at London’s Jazz Café and featuring guests like Roll Deep, Misha B, Lethal Bizzle and many more. Now found on Capital Xtra (formerly Choice FM) Monday to Friday, his experiences and understanding of urban music over the last few decades is unparalleled.
Jamaican born South London resident Stylo G has graced the stages of Reading & Leeds festival, Wireless and Glastonbury in addition to performing alongside Major Lazer and Rita Ora at Red Bull Culture Clash and collaborating with Damian Marley in the studio. Stylo was nominated for two MOBO 2013 Awards and three Urban Music Awards, firmly solidifying his position as one of the most exciting new talents to emerge this year.
He built up a name for himself on the urban scene since releasing his first street track ‘My Yout’ in the mid-noughties and collaborated with the great and the good of grime, rap & dancehall including Wretch 32, Giggs, Gyptian. 2012 was a big year for Stylo G with the release of underground smash “Call Mi a Yardie”. A classic carnival track, “Call Mi a Yardie” also won the support of radio, TV and DJs and prompted The Guardian newspaper to name-check Stylo G as 'one to watch' in 2013. The single crossed continents and won Stylo some notable fans in the shape of Usain Bolt, Idris Elba and David Rodigan.
Big Zeeks The DJ from Harlesden now evolved into an artist , he has been crowned 'The Fresh Prince oF Harlesdon' by UK's Reggae Icon Gappy Ranks. Be sure to hear nothing but positive , uplifting and real great music.