Matman is a highly respected DJ from London, UK renowned for his world-class skills on the turntables.
With over 2 decades of experience as a professional DJ, Matman first made a name for himself entering and winning many global DJ contests at a young age – earning the titles of European Turntable Techniques Champion, UK DMC and UK ITF Champion, and Red Bull 3style finalist. Lightning-fast scratching abilities aside, his vast knowledge of music and straight-up party rocking are his core strengths! Matman’s DJ style is very much rooted in Hip Hop, but his huge music library and record collection defies genre – his sets adapt to any situation, often incorporating tasteful selections of anything from Funk, Soul, R’n’B, Dancehall & Future Beats to Disco, House, Garage & Grime.
Matman has performed in over 20 different countries, at many major festivals, and held down residencies at some of London’s best & most exclusive clubs. He has has shared stages alongside legends such as De La Soul, Roy Ayers, Jazzy Jeff, Run The Jewels, Grandmaster Flash, Public Enemy, Q-Bert, Pete Rock & CL Smooth, Big Daddy Kane, Biz Markie, Action Bronson, The Pharcyde, Just Blaze, Guru (Gangstarr), DJ Spinna, Marley Marl, DJ Premier, Asher Roth, A-Trak, Roni Size, Grooverider, Adam F, Zed Bias, Spinbad, Freestylers, Estelle and many, many more. He’s rocked parties for the likes of Stussy, Vans, NFL, NBA, The Sidemen, Absolut Vodka, Gumball Rally, Wella, Bloomberg, Bench, the BAFTA awards and the Mercury Awards. He’s played to audiences including the likes of Prince Harry, Quentin Tarantino, Idris Elba, Mark Ronson, Sting and Metallica. He gets around.
Matman is currently the official DJ for the rapidly growing sport ‘World Chase Tag’, and DJ / producer for the 8-piece Hip Hop/RnB covers band ‘Soul Symphony’. His contributions to the soundtrack of IOS app ‘Skillz The DJ Game’ alongside his brother DJ Daredevil bagged the game an IGF award for ‘Excellence In Audio’ – remixing tracks from labels such as Stones Throw, Ninja Tune, Hospital Records and Ministry of Sound. His recently released edit / remix packs have created a buzz amongst the global dj community, and caught the eye of acclaimed 45s label ‘Dinked Records’ – vinyl releases dropping soon!