Explosive Sessions Interviews : Birmingham UK Legends: Frenchie

Written by on 27/03/2021

DJ Paris Walker ,In this Explosive Sessions Interview Series, explores the Legendary Deejays of Birmingham, UK, who contributed to building the urban music scene that we enjoy today. Frenchie , was one of the foundation Urban Music Pioneers who dedicated a tremendous amount of time and effort organizing some memorable events in the city of Birmingham. FRENCHIE BIO Frenchie came from a British Afro Caribbean background. Musically influenced with Soul Soca Calypso and reggae.


Frenchie had a small reggae sound system with his brothers he also frequented regular sound system gigs and discos like any young kid on that scene with mates in the mid to late1970’s. Musically disco soul & funk was really starting to take over the reggae even though he listened to Mafia, Jah Shaka and Fatman sound systems.

Noticing his musical influences were starting to become more soulful. Frenchie was now listening to radio disco shows on Radio Luxembourg and local radio stations playing soul. disco jazz and funk music. A mate of Frenchie who was featured in a band invited him to an event he was promoting this was to become a pivotal moment in his musical life. to read his full bio please visit www.explosivebeatz.com or www.djpariswalker.com. Please subscribe to this channel for more Music Releases, Interviews and Video Podcasts relating to Birmingham and the UK Urban Music Scene.

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