Born and raised in Southern Africa...Blade Deep is a highly versatile DJ who commenced his career at the tender age of 14 spinning hip hop and rnb at the token neighborhood house party or family function using nothing but 2 cassette players switching from side to side trying to beat match. To date he has over 16 years of experience in the field. When nostalgia kicks in he is reminiscent of his 1st pair of decks, a set of twin Gemini's- the mean machine! The envy of the “hood’ as he strutted accompanied by a small teenage entourage with his 'Castle Beer crates full of 12 inch vinyl.
This very talented DJ has guest performed at music events worldwide. Now based in London, he performs regularly and is considered by many to deliver some of the most harmonically enticing blends on a dance floor in the scene. He can also be found showcasing his craft on a number of widely listened to underground radio stations.
His passion for the genre of house music grew extensively in the late nineties into the new millennium as his taste for music in the Hip-hop, Jazz, Reggae and RnB genres began to evolve. The evolution redirected his gaze from smooth Hip Hop and RnB to a Rich Deep Afro Soulful, Vocal multi-dimensional harmonic sonic sound, capturing the 'true essence' of house music and what it stands for, “food for the soul”.
Never hesitant to elude to his love for the rich rhythm and culture of Africa and it's music.
Forerun by his father a savvy Southern African businessman, music executive and an avid record collector it came as no surprise that he would cleave to this art form. He credits both his father and the continent of Africa as his primary source of inspiration.
His musical influences include the likes of the great late J Dilla, EPMD, Nas, Dr. Dre, Tribe Called Quest, Barry White, AL Green, Isley Brothers, The O-Jays, Peter Tosh, Bob Marley and the list goes on… Of House music fame his respect goes to super DJ/Producers & vocalists like MAW, Dennis Ferrer, Marc Evans, Quintin Harris, Barbara Tucker, Copyright & Yass, Miguel Migs, Kerry Chandler, Todd Terry, Mr. V, DJ Spen, Blaze, Ralf Gum, Shur-I-Kan, Boddhi Sativa, Black Coffee, DJ Roland Clark, Rancido, Tommy Bones, Spinna, Groove Assassin, Atjazz, Fred Everything, Zephrain Saint, Nick Holder, DJ Fudge to name a just few.
A true gem of his craft this DJ succeeds to rock wherever he goes! When he hits the decks, expect nothing but a 'top class' musical experience. Blade Deep is without question or doubt 'a force to be reckoned with', an exceptionally talented international deep house messenger with a transatlantic style that is second to none! His smooth, inviting style is often said to take listeners on an unpredictable musical journey' into the deep, soulful, vocal, experience of house leaving the listener with a euphoric felt mindset!