UK Scratch DJ Heavily into Breaks/Hip-Hop n' House and Chilled Vibes.
His incredible deck talents involve fusing Funk, Hip-Hop, House Music & Breakbeat with his unique skills on the turntables combining Scratching. Mixing,Sampling & Turntablism creating a very rare and raw live performance which has taken many years of practice and experience to develop- Soulboy entertainment 2011.
Originally from Edinburgh in Scotland UK he has been collecting mixtapes and following the Hip-Hop Culture from the ripe old age of 7 years old when RUN DMC brought out RAISING HELL in the late 80's. It wasn't until 7 years later after collecting an arsenal of mixtapes, room full of posters and records that he would finally be drawn to the DJ side of things.
At 17, he left school to pursue his love of music and worked for a Record Shop in His home city Edinburgh called Backtraxx Records. Where he received a Scotvec certifacate in sales retail aswell as working for various disco companies around the capital.
which lead him on to work at Edinburgh's Leading Underground Record Shop ' Underground Solushn Records.Cockburn St,{Scotlands Biggest Underground Independant Record Shop in the Capital}alongside Ritchie Ruftone 6x DMC DJ ScottishChamp,George T & DJ Simon from tribal Funktion.
At still only 17 he landed a residency in Scotlands {over 21} Premier Bar at the time' EH1' playing Hip-Hop and House Music alongside Some of the UK's top DJ's like Yogi Haughton, Murray Richardson and Dolphin Boy.
He then went on to land even more residencies around the Capital in top venues which included Catwalk Cafe, City Cafe 2, The Venue and Wilkie House,Outhouse,Catwalk,Shooting Gallery,Studio 24,Mercado,The Scotsman 5* Hotel{North Bridge Bar} La Belle Angelle,The Honeycomb and the Vaults and promote Club Nights like Bitch, Electriscity and Work with a selection of dj's Mixing up all kind of music from Soul, Hip-Hop & Funk to House & Garage. He always believed in a freestyle music policy.
This lead him onto guesting at some of the best clubs in the capital like Fire Island at Wilkie House, Wiggle Waggle at La belle Angelle, Silky at the Venue. Snatch at the Liquid Rooms/Snatch at the Liquid Rooms Along Side DJ Plus One World Dmc Champion 2001/ Scratch Perverts & The Cuban Brothers/he had residency's all over town playing at Tropisam at the Venue, About Time at Wilkie House and Ego at the Shooting Gallery,Taste{garage room with Martin Valentine} Esteem a Friday night House Club at the legendary Vaults Club,M8 Night Club in the West End,Bamboo,Q-Bar & The Carwash and Club x-plore, Monboddo at Point 5* Hotel Edinburgh,East Side Project outdoor Rave Edinburgh & Blackadder,Escape at Blackford Quarry,Bamboo And soundhouse in Glasgow, Wax in Dundee & London UK and across Europe including Le Garage {Snowbomb Party}and Quartz Club in Chamonix France, The Koo Club in Santorini in Greece , The Beach Club in Marmaris Turkey.
Scotlands biggest Tech House music and Electro night SOUNDBANK run monthly at Edinburgh's Art University, Where he was djing alongside some of Scotlands and UK'd top DJ's/Producers including DJ Reverb, Funk D' Void of Soma Records, Pussy Power. Chris Haley from the Unit, DJ Jace Syntax and Nick Craig from Monox & Syntax {Saundhouse Glasgow}
Soulboy Has travelled the World Dj'ng Across UK,Europe & Asia including London,Amsterdam,Greece,Turkey & France to Shanghai,Hong Kong,Guangdong China & Bangkok,Phuket & Koh Samui and has been living in Hong Kong past 7 years with a 2 year residency in Buddha Lounge Hong Kong and Langham Place Hotel Hong Kong with guest spots all over the island including Club Pie,Solas, Cliq,Club Magazine,Bridge, Bar 109,Xperience,Antique Bar, and also promoting sucessfull nights like The Ruffhouse,Mixology and Funktion at various venues over Hong Kong.
Also regulary been dj'ing throughout China & Thailand the past 2 years with guest spots in Phuket,Koh Samui and Bangkok including Brush Lounge,Vinyl Cafe,Hush, Langham Place 5* Hotel, X-perience BKK,Cafe de mok,Club Culture and Club Demo.
Recently Soulboy has locked himself away in the Mairt studio's Edinburgh developing his producing skills with tracks released on Juno Records UK on Soulboy Beatz and has been signed to the Greek Breaks Label V.I.M RECORDS who are releasIng hIs fIrst Breakbeat E.P ' SALVATION' late August and also been asked to do Remixes for Permanent Damage Record U.S.A.
A keen Scratcher Soulboy has released 2 of his Scratch Vinyls Bruce Lee Breaks and Schwarzenegger Breaks which are selling in record shops worldwide and has released 2 very popular Scratch mixtapes called Eazy On The Cut 1 & 2 promoting some of the worlds best scratch dj's and there compositions and beats including DJ Koncept,3CK,DJ Doire,Dirty Joe Nicefinga and Loopsky Walker
Currently a resident at Kashmir Lounge Amsterdam and moving back to Asia at the end of the year the future of Soulboy looks bright - Please Checl out some of his mixes and Tracks to get a real taste of this boy,
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Soulboy entertainment 2011