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Management and Promoter DAZ is currently living in Belfast City. Over the past 10 years he has promoted and performed in nightclubs and concert halls across Northern and Southern Ireland, held resident DJ spots in Thompson’s Garage, Rain/Milk, Box, Mono, Evissa, Club ON, Skye, Cartel Nightclub (Brisbane Australia) and many more clubs located in Belfast and Northern Ireland. DJ, rap artist and a producer and now owns a studio and record label called Beat Worx Studios.
 
DAZ is also part owner and manager of Skank FM, the online radio station broadcasting online and worldwide. Both the record label and the radio station are based in Northern Ireland. DAZ has released various Hip Hop, R’N’B and Dub albums on itunes over the past two years under the Beat Worx label. DAZ has performed alongside local Belfast based DJ’s like Jon Boi, The K-Kru and DJ Hix, DAZ performed support sets for Tinchy Strider, Shotree Blitz, Dj Dodge, Big Ted, Dj Swerve, Steve Sutherland, G Child, Trevor Nelson, Tim Westwood, DJ Cash Money and other leading urban music acts.
 
Previously he has two weekly radio shows on www.skankfm.com presenting a wide variety of urban music and speaking with guests and mixing live online. Spinning many different genres of music including Hip Hop, R’n’B, UK funky, Dubstep, Grime, Reggae, House, D&B and much more. With years of experience as a club DJ/MC and promoter and with knowledge and passion for the music DAZ offer services as a DJ/MC to any establishment.
 
DAZ also serves the community in Northern Ireland by teaching DJ lessons, Production tutorials and has helped many other artist from around Northern Ireland, UK produce albums, remixes and Videos. Visit the websites and find further information and downloads or listen to more of the music produced by DAZ.
 
If you are interested in any services, DAZ would be glad to promote, produce or teach anyone with the right attitude and dedication to urban music. DJ’s/ artists are welcome to ask for interviews and can send demo’s for radio play to studio@skankfm.com, These interviews would be broadcast on the online radio station for our listeners across the world.

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DAZ is currently living in Belfast City Northern Ireland. Over the past 14 years he has promoted and performed in nightclubs and concert halls across Northern, Southern Ireland, UK & Australia, held resident DJ spots in Chinawhite, Fourteen, Thompson’s Garage, Rain/Milk, Box, Mono, Evissa, Club ON, Skye and many more clubs located in Belfast and Northern Ireland. Daz has spent years crafting his skills as a DJ, rap artist,Radio presenter and a producer and now owns and manages of skank fm an online radio station broadcasting online and worldwide. 

 

DAZ has performed alongside local Belfast based DJ’s, Musicians and MC’s, and also supported artist and dj's such as Pharcyde, Tinchy Strider,Tim Westwood, Shotree Blitz, Dj Dodge, DJ Yoda, Big Ted, Dj Swerve, Steve Sutherland, G Child, Trevor Nelson, DJ Cash Money and other leading urban music acts. DAZ has featured and collaborated with artist from all corners of the earth including, Big Twins (Infamous Mobb) , Kyza, Taz, Sean Anonymous, Rell rock. Wordsmith, Dark Angel, Jason & Simon Payne, A New Duo, Ka Flame, Juven, Spesh K and many more.

‘Underdogs’ by DAZ & O-one. soundcloud.com/dazmusic

‘Rich in Faith’ By DAZ. Available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, Apple Music, Amazon etc.

‘The Zone’ by DAZ & Benas. Available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, Apple Music, Amazon etc.

There is plans for a new DAZ & O-one album 2018.

 

You can also tune in to the weekly radio show presented by DAZ on www.skankfm.co.uk presenting a wide variety of urban music and speaking with guests and mixing live online. Spinning many different genres of music including Hip Hop, R’n’B, Grime, Reggae, House, D&B and much more. DAZ also serves the local community in Northern Ireland by teaching DJ lessons, Production tutorials and has helped many other artist from around Northern Ireland & UK produce albums, remixes, Videos and also helps promote local and up and coming artist live on skank fm.

 'Rich In Faith', featuring producers from Poland, France, Portugal UK & USA. The album is available online now. The project includes features from Sean Anonymous, Juven, Ka Flame,Dark Angel, Jason Payne, Jewells Nation, Dj O-one . The production for the album includes Delique Masta, Sylou, Dj O-one,Dubl U, M.W.Z and Aspaldikoa. There is also music videos for some of the tracks off this album to check out.

 

In collaboration with producer Benas, DAZ released an album titled 'The Zone' and several music videos 

 

'Country hi-fi'.Daz previously released a Dub album in collaboration with 'Pugs' also known as 'Country hi-fi' and was heavily involved in the production of the album tiitled 'Small Town Roots' available on itunes. Since this project 'Pugs' has since progressed Country hi-fi with a wide fan base and new collaborations with Jamaican artist and reggae vocalist such as Naptali, Asante Amen, Madi Simmons, Jr Pinchers and is currently working with other musicians and vocal artist from around the globe.In the early stages of 2014 various records from Country hi-fi have since been featured by David Rodigan on BBC 1xtra. Daz aims to soon bring some more sounds with Country hi-fi and possibly another release.For now check out 'Til the Soil' EP on itunes and amazon for hard copy. 

 

'Underdogs'. This album has been supported by local radio stations including BBC Across the line hosted By Rigsy. The album is co-produced by turntablist and producer DJ O-one . This album was put together after the pair put out an EP in 2011 and since have both dedicated a lot of time making this record and more .The features include Dark Angel on two tracks, including the opening track titled 'My History' and track number 7 titled 'Wars Over' . The London based rap artist working alongside Jason Payne( Producer)  and PPF productions and has since both have been back and forth to Belfast city collaborating and working alongside O-one,Daz and the Skank fm team promoting their outstanding UK rap album titled  'There & Back Again'.  The second feature includes a Canadian based rap artist 'Spesh-K' on track 4 titled ' Addiction'. 'Spesh-K' has worked alongside 'Pacewon' and 'Classified' and his Album 90209 received massive support throughout Canada and the Hip Hop world. The 3rd Feature is in collaboration with Baltimore based Rap artist 'Wordsmith' who is on the rise in USA Hip Hop scene, working alongside rap legends like 'Chubb Rock'. 'Wordsmith' has various mix tapes, music videos and truly great Hip Hop albums including 'King Noah' all highlighting conscious lyrics. The 4th feature Rell Rock has been on the rise in the music industry in America, working alongside some amazing producers and artist such as Dennis Blaze,Ciara & Saigon. From Philly To New Jersey. Rell Rock has created a reputation of being one of the most prolific and well-respected female Hip Hop artist on the East coast of America. She features on track 10 titled 'Loves ya Hates Ya'. The Fifth feature is provided by DJ Koncept a local Belfast dj who specializes in turntablism and scratching. He provides the scratches alongside o-one throughout track 12 titled ' New me'.  The sixth feature comes from another London Based artist. Simon Payne is a true musical talent playing many instruments, producing and also providing so many soulful R&B vocals, His album titled 'First Draft' is a soul masterpiece and has been compared to the likes of Lynden David Hall. He features on the last track of the album titled' You & Me. This track also includes Anew Duo, two female soul singers based in Chicago who have worked with some heavyweights in the game such as 'Ja Rule',Common, Lil Mo and 'Big Pun' 


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