How were dubplates cut in those days?watch now
“People told me, ‘You should have never played ‘Sleng Teng’ on the radio. That was a disgrace to Jamaican music.’”watch now
“If you can’t bust a dance in Jamaica on the mic in front of an audience, forget it. You’re not going to the studio.”watch now
Via his defining, midweek Deviation club night in London—which has now travelled the globe for editions in multiple world capitals—and his must-listen weekly show on BBC Radio 1, Benji B blurs genre lines more dauntlessly than most DJs of his generation. Inspired equally by a myriad of soul, jazz, hip hop, dance music, and the young crop of artists and producers he champions, Benji B is at once tastemaker, intrepid selector, and astute club DJ.