Charlie Sloth

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Where were you born?
Forest Gate in East London

What was your favourite hobby as a kid?
Playing the drums!

How you got into being a DJ/presenter?
I was forced to go to a hardcore warehouse party in 1992. I loved it thought I could do a better job than the DJs and here I am 15 years later!

Who is your biggest influence?
My girlfriend Lady D. She showed me how to change my life around and had faith in me when nobody else did.

What are your key achievements?
Opening a concert for Big Daddy Kane and Biz Markie in LA, 1998. Also being the first DJ to play UKG in the States and, of course, presenting on 1Xtra!

Is there a song that inspires you?
Hours By The Window by Level 42. It helped me get through many difficult times in my life!

What's your dream gig or collaboration?
To play at an old skool jungle gig because I miss those days soooo much. Also to record with and play drums on a Jill Scott track because she's an outstanding artist!

Interests / hobbies outside music?
Being a positive roll model and a good father to my son and going to the gym!

Three rules you live your life by
Integrity, helping those in true need and peace!

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