From Winning ‘Best Mixtape DJ’ in the UK, producing records for legendary Hip Hop MCs 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 19 years.
Having extensive knowledge of various genres of music, 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 for reputable brands and venues including Cartier Watches, Twitter, Britain’s Got Talent, The Wireless Festival, London’s – The Cuckoo Club, Toy Room, Project, Rose Club, Supperclub (LA), Teddy’s (Roosevelt – LA), Amika (Dubai), Ministry of Sound and Club Nikki (Las Vegas).
Through his consistent reputation, he has performed exclusively at private parties attended by the likes of Mick Jagger, Leonardo Di Caprio, Bradley Cooper, Lindsay Lohan and sports stars David Beckham, Cristiano Ronaldo and Kobe Bryant. He has also supported a number of artists in concert whilst DJing on stage from Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, 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 with the 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.