Charlie Baker aka Chad Naidoo is an Underground House Music DJ/Producer/Label Owner, Born December 1982, Cape Town, South Africa.
Chad discovered his love and passion for Underground House Music at a very young 9 years old. The History stems back to a family of DJ's being his Mother's two younger brothers Marcellus & Robin Rodgers both well and respected dj's in the early 80's, 90's club circa and to date. Being exposed to their musical style and background of Jazz, Funk, Swing & Early House. Chad was highly influenced and moved by these uptempo beats & melodies being played out by his uncles sound systems & understood that this new music was called House Music. Ever since the understanding of the sound of House, Chad has pledge allegiance to expose his LOVE and PASSION for Underground House Music by playing and sharing this Unique Music and beats with family & friends.
Chad Naidoo's style of House Music stems directly from the Chicago House Music Scene, where True House Music was born. His style is more uptempo by staying true to the original house music formula with the original ingredients of House Music blended with large amounts of Funk, Jazz, Disco, Swing & above all else "JACK". Being exposed to producers & Dj's from the first wave of the Underground House scene such as Armand Van Helden, Todd Terry, David Morales, Frank Morell, Erick Morillo, Keith Litman, DJ Trajic, Dj Sneak, Derrick Carter, C&C Music Factory & more, Chad has garnered his experience by listening to these legendary performers and possesses with him that originality passed down to him as a second wave Underground House Music DJ & Producer.
Chad forms part of The Dynamic DJ & Production Underground House Music group Cape Funk Cartel and is co-owner of the Record Label, Native Rootz Entertainment.
Chad plays all over the Cape Town House Music Circa and with more than 20 years of Underground House Music experience, you can expect a journey as he will move you with an array of energetic & uptempo Underground House Grooves and melodies aimed at your mind and feet. Booking Chad will ensure that the crowd will not sit down, With his energy and sexy grooves he aims to keep you dancing all night long with only the Freshest cooked'up House Beats.
Production Releases(Cape Funk Cartel)
• House4Life Records - USA
• Juiced Music - USA
• Native Rootz Entertainment - RSA
Radio Shows Played On
• Chicago House FM with Kimesh "Camouflage" Desai(USA)
• The Godfather's House Show, GHFM with Dino Michael(RSA)
• 33RPM Show, MuthFM with Erefaan Pearce(RSA)
• Showtime, Bush Radio with Shaz Abrahams(RSA)
• The BeatBox, Heart Fm with Peter Abrahams(RSA)
• The 411, GHFM with Tyrone Paulsen(RSA)
• The Global Dance Experience, UCT Radio with Ashton Ables(RSA/USA)
Clubs / Venues:
• The Reserve(CPT)
• The Sugar Hut Club(CPT)
• Cape Town International Airport
• Cafe Chic(CPT)
• Black Pearl(CPT)
• Inside Lounge & Inside Fire(CPT)
• The River Club(CPT)
• Master's Of The Craft
• Open House Party
• Deep Society
• Imperative Sounds
• The Annual Hip-Hop Indaba(Good Hope Center)
For Bookings Contact Native Rootz Entertainment:
email@example.com / +2721(0)72 1749 106
Charlie Baker/Chad Naidoo’s tracks