From Winning ‘Best Mixtape DJ’ in the UK, producing records for Hip Hop legends such as RZA and Raekwon to performing at prestigious celebrity parties, Fricktion is highly regarded as one of the UK’s Veteran Club DJs with a career spanning over 18 years.
With extensive knowledge of various genres of music, spanning over a number of decades, Fricktion specialises in a Multi-Genre DJ style and has consistently showcased his technical ability to please crowds at a number of Westend London Residencies, Corporate Events and Afterparties at popular venues across the globe including Wireless Festival, London’s – The Cuckoo Club, Toy Room, The Rose Club, Supperclub (LA), Teddy’s (Roosevelt – LA), Amika (Dubai), Ministry of Sound and Club Nikki (Las Vegas).Â
Through his consistent reputation, he has performed exclusively at private parties attended by the likes of Rihanna, Mick Jagger, Bradley Cooper, Lindsay Lohan, Russell Peters and sports stars such as David Beckham, Cristiano Ronaldo and Kobe Bryant. He has also supported a number of artists in concert whilst DJing on stage such as Nicki Minaj, 50 Cent, Drake, Trey Songz, Rick Ross, Wu- Tang Clan and Bruno Mars.
An avid fan of producing Concept Driven Mixtapes, 2012 saw him voted as the UK’s Best Mixtape DJ in the OMAs with Official collaborations alongside Wu-Tang Clan, Kendrick Lamar, Rakim, The Hodgetwins and Big Sean.
Fricktion’s breakthrough Mixtape ‘The Golden Chamber’ hosted by all members of the Wu-Tang Clan has received over 300,000 downloads to date and flawless reviews by rap critics such as XXL Magazine, Rap Radar (Elliott Wilson) and Hip Hop DX. His latest tape ‘California Love’ hosted by Kendrick Lamar provides an insight into the rise of Kendricks career and the Westcoast Music scene.
With regular featured guest mixes on BBC Radio and Kiss London, he is also one of the first Non-US DJs to perform on Power 106 LA’s ‘The Jump Off Mix’. As a producer, he has collaborated and produced for the likes of RZA, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Noreaga, Talib Kweli and Styles P.
Endorsed by Legendary Westcoast artists Snoop Dogg and Xzibit, 'California Love' is a compilation which is a snapshot of the rise of Kendrick's career and the rise of the Westcoast Music Scene. Features insightful interviews, classic Westcoast songs from Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, N.W.A to 2pac and exclusively hosted by Kendrick Lamar.