Elements Hip Hop jam @ Red Lion this Saturday

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30 Jun

Elements Hip Hop jam @ Red Lion this Saturday

ELEMENTS is back for the fifth year running! AN APPRICIATION OF ORIGINAL HIP-HOP CULTURE Get down to the all day jam and catch some hot talent demonstrating all 4 Elements live @ The Red Lion E11. !!!FREE ALL DAY!!! Midday - 2am   My set times: 18:40-19:30 out in the garden, & 23:45-00:30 inside FB event HERE DJs JFB 'Matman' Dj DareDevil Oliver Sudden X...

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30 Jun

BOOM! Upfront Hip Hop & RnB Anthems @ Proud Camden this Friday

  Catch me spinning around midnight 'til close, peep the FB event page HERE    

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21 Jun

Matman @ Spin Doctor’s Bday BBQ This Sunday

The Doctor’s Orders present SPIN DOCTOR’S BIRTHDAY BBQ Midday – Midnight Sunday 26th June 2016 Strong Room Courtyard 120-124 Curtain Road, London EC2A 3SQ FREE ENTRY ALL DAY With DJs Spin Doctor Shortee Blitz Mr Thing Matman CJ Beatz DJ LoK Janeen Beanz BBQ & Full Menu Served all day. Kids of all ages welcome with an adult until 7pm. After a years hiatus THE...

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17 Jun

Matman x WhoSampled x Wax Poetics – Jay-Z Reasonable Doubt 20th Anniversary Mix

  I’m proud to announce my first collaboration with hip hop media giants WhoSampled and Wax Poetics! This month sees the 20th anniversary of Jay Z’s debut album Reasonable Doubt, which was released June 25th, 1996. Featuring appearances by Mary J. Blige, The Notorious B.I.G., and Foxy Brown, and production from DJ Premier, Clark Kent, Ski and more the record is a bonafide classic of it’s time To celebrate I created a 50 minute mixtape based on the album, featuring LP cuts, alternate versions,...

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16 May

Matman at Love Saves The Day Festival, Bristol 29.05.16

I will be joining the Sip The Juice crew in my hometown of Bristol to tear up the Dance-Off stage on the Sunday of this year's Love Save The Day festival in Eastville Park. I'll also be joined by fellow Dusty Donuts crew member and geral bad man Jim Sharp, Solid Steel's DJ Cheeba & The Jump Off Rap battles. You can also catch me...

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28 Apr

DJ Matman – Red Bull Thre3style 2016 5 Min Entry Video

I entered this year's Red Bull Thre3style competition (party rocking turntablism using at least 3 genres of music), here's my 5 minute set - featuring scratching, juggling, toneplay, cheesy grins and a phone call.

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14 Apr

J Dilla – “Jay Dee The MC” mixed by DJ Matman

Dilla's greatest verses mixed by DJ Matman Much has been said about J Dilla aka Jay Dee's incredible production skills, and as on Hip Hop's G.O.A.T.s in that field his talent as an MC has often been overlooked as a result. The innate sense of rhythm that is so evident in his music also shines brightly in his vocal performances, and while his lyrical content...

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11 Mar

Portable Turntable Freestyle Scratch [Video]

Portable Turntable Freestyle Scratch using 'The Fader Crib' Posted by Dj Matman on Thursday, 10 March 2016 Here's a short freestyle scratch using the 'Fader Crib' courtesy of 1200plates, a Raiden Fader, an OG Vestax Handytrax portable turntable, a dope 7" scratch record by Symatic & Cutclass and a funky beat by Henning!

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07 Mar

Droppin’ Science Show March/April 2016 ft. Matman & Daredevil

Me and my brother Daredevil bring you another episode of the freshest hip hop show around, we dig deep to bring you the latest and best new sounds from the underground! Featuring new heat from Kendrick Lamar, The Roots, Kanye, Action Bronson, Joey Bada$$, Jay Prince, J Dilla, DJ Premier, Murs, Stalley, Royce Da 5'9, Anderson Paak, AG, OC, Fat Joe, Black Milk & Nat...

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14 Feb

Matman – Funky Love Tonic Vol. 3 Mix

Happy Valentine's day! Here's my 3rd volume of Funky Love Tonic formulated to stimulate your ears with 69 minutes & 50 tracks of love-themed Rnb, Soul, Hip Hop, Funk and Boogie with a touch of soulful House and Garage. Featuring music from: ATCQ, Minnie Ripperton, Lee Fields, Jodeci, Patrice Rushen, Lucy Pearl, J Dilla, Ryan Leslie, Chris Mclenney, Lion Babe, Jill Scott, Sisters Love, Erykah...

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27 Jan

Matman @ Bal In De Box, Brussels 30.01.16

Londoners can catch me back in the main room of 'BOOM' in Hoxton this Friday, then on Saturday I'm headed to Brussels to play at Bal In De Box, past headliners include the highly-esteemed likes of Maseo from De La Soul, Norman Jay, A-Skillz, The Reflex, Tony Touch and more! I'm looking to following in their footsteps...

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25 Jan

Droppin’ Science Show January-Feb 2016 ft. Matman & Daredevil

Droppin' Science Show Jan-Feb 2016 ft. Matman & Daredevil by Droppin' Science on Mixcloud   After a little hiatus me and my brother DJ Daredevil are back with an extended edition of the Droppin' Science Show - close to 2 hours of the freshest hip hop to drop in the last couple of months, the time away meant we had more music to choose from...

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19 Jan

DJ Matman – Hip Hop & Soul 2015 Mix [Stream/Download]

Hip Hop & Soul 2015 by Dj Matman on Mixcloud Better late than never, here is my wrap up mix for 2015! Spanning Underground Hip Hop, Future Soul, Funk, Rnb, Grime and more, this mix features over 40 of my personal favourite tracks from last year, including a fair few obscure soundcloud digs and lesser-known remixes. I selected these from a narrowed-down pool of over...

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15 Dec

DJ Matman – The Hotline Mix [Stream / Download]

The recent success of 'Hotline Bling' had me thinking about all the other good phone-related tracks out there, and before I knew it I had a fresh mixtape on my hands! At just over an hour long 'The Hotline Mix' mix squeezes in close to 50 Hip Hop, RnB, Disco, Funk & Reggae bangers from artists such as Biggie, Tupac, Nas, Swindle, Jill Scott, Bounty...

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19 Nov

New Video: DJ Matman Cutting Up Hip Hop & Funk 7″ Vinyl 45s

Ahead of my gig spinning at Dusty Donuts in Hamburg this Saturday, here's a video of me scratching up some classic Hip Hop and funk vinyl 45s, featuring routines from my freshly released '7" Mix Vol.3' - cutting up 45s of 'Funky President', 'Think', 'Rock The Bells', and a bonus juggle with 'Mardi Gras' - check it out! And in case you missed it, check...