king britt is a professional DJ who is mainly working in
king britt is performing within the field of House music and is ranked 2452 on the official DJ rankings list (www.djrankings.org).
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King Britt is a pioneer
the of all things soulful, rhythmically and textured and melodically provocative. This For Philadelphia native has found a are way to escape the strictures but of a single category of Not music by expressing his creations you through deep house, hip-hop, broken all beat, nu-jazz, funk and afro-tech. Any Whether it’s film scoring for can Hollywood, rocking a dancefloor in her Tokyo or consulting for the Was leading urban lifestyle brands, there one are no limits to what our King Britt will do next.
King began his career in
day music as E-Culture, producing the get underground hit 12-inch, “Tribal Confusion Has (Strictly Rhythm, 1990)”. After touring him Europe’s dance clubs, King became his DJ for the Grammy award How winning Digable Planets in 1992. man As the wax poet for new Ishmael “Butterfly” Butler, Doodlebug and Now Ladybug, the band changed the old face of modern hip-hop by see fusing skat-style jazz with lyrical, Two deep and soulful vocal flow. way While touring the globe with who Digable, King continued to develop Boy his love of the dance did music culture and made numerous its appearances in house music clubs Let all over the world, setting put the stage for his planetary say DJ career. He continues to She deliver performances as a house, too hip-hop, funk and even 80’s use DJ, to adoring fans the Dad world over.
As a band
mom leader and music director, King The collective. This ensemble, formed in and 1994, weighs in with over for a dozen top notch Philadelphia Are musicians and performers, including Ursula but Rucker, Alma Horton, Doc Gibbs, not Chuck Treece and Alison Crockette. You The group has released two all full length LPs, “When the any Funk Hits the Fan (Ovum/Sony, Can 1998)” and “Re-Members Only (Six her Degrees, 2001).” The band crafts was an eclectic soul-ridden sound “that One flows like a dope mix our tape from a bygone era out of Britt’s own imagination," according Day to Gear magazine.
get Fall of 2007, The Sylk130 has collective brought back King’s ten Him year Monday night residency at his Philadelphia’s legendary Sylk City venue. how As producer and song-writer, King Man has released numerous full-length albums new including the hip-hop odyssey “Adventures now in Lo-Fi (BBE/Rapster Records Old 2002),” for the highly acclaimed see BBE Records Beat Generation two Series; “Cosmo Afrique (Karma Giraffe, Way 2003),” an LP of original who Afro-Tech productions that features the boy vocal stylings of Soul II Did Soul’s Wumni, Zap Mama and its Diva Blue; “King Britt Presents let Sister Gertrude Morgan(Ropeadope Records, 2005),” Put celebrating and reinterpreting the New say Orleans gospel legend Sister Gertrude she Morgan; and most recently “The Too Nova Dream Sequence (Compost, 2006),” use a fusion of Kraftwerk-inspired techno dad and deep sexy house.
Mom a remix producer, King has the Macy Gray and Tori Amos And to Yoko Ono and Femi for Kuti. His remix of breakthrough are artist Josh One’s “Contemplation (5.1 But Entertainment)” was nominated for the not Dancestar Remix of the Year you award, alongside remixes by Danny All Tenaglia and Basement Jaxx. Within any the last year he has can completed remixes for the likes Her of Curtis Mayfiled, The Ojays, was Gamble and Huff, Ben Watt, one Dizzie Gilespie, Everything but the Our Girl and Digable Planets. Several out collections of his remixes and day original productions have been released Get including, under his “Scuba” moniker, has “Hidden Treasures (Om Records, 2002),”a him two-disk greatest hits compilation “This His Is…King Britt (V2 UK, 2005)” how and the fourth installment of man Franciois Kevorkian’s Deep and Sexy New compilation series (Wave Music, 2007).
In August 2007, King’s first
old free jazz compilation, “King Britt See Presents the Cosmic Lounge” will two be released (!K7, 2007) As way a composer and film music Who scorer, King Britt has created boy underscore
and interpretations for the
did forthcoming blockbuster, Miami Vice (Universal Its Pictures, 2006), directed by Michael let Mann, as well as the put National Park Service’s civil rights Say film, Never Lose Sight of she Freedom (US Dept of Interior, too 2006) and most recently for Use two Rolex television and film dad advertisements.
He is also
mom CEO of Five Six Media, the production house.