Ace Profile

A little bit about Ace

Where were you born?

Chattin' shizzle. It's a science and an artform. Trust me it ain't as easy as it looks.
Ace

East Dulwich Hospital, south London. Brap brap!

Your favourite hobby and/or present as a kid

Chattin' shizzle. It's a science and an artform. Trust me it ain't as easy as it looks.

How you got into being a DJ/presenter

My cousin was in a sound back in the day. During summer holidays I was their box-boy. He influenced me into collecting records and getting into DJing.

Your biggest influence(s)

Family (corny but true).

Biggest achievements

Sony Gold Award for our show and 100% attendance in Year Eight.

Key tune that inspired you and favourite lyric?

Tune: A Tribe Called Quest's Electric Relaxation. My Favourite tune from my favourite group on my favourite album.

Lyric: "Tryin to be the king but the Ace is back" - Dr Dre's Still Dre. Not the best lyric in the world but it makes me smile.

What's your dream gig or collaboration?

A Jay-Z, Nas and Mary J Blige album. Premo, Pete Rock and Timbaland on production.

Interests / hobbies outside music

Telly, making and watching it.

Three rules you live your life by

1. Never underestimate ANYONE.

2. Try and remember to say thanks to everyone, that helps.

3. "I was drunk" is an excuse for nothing!

If you weren't a DJ / Presenter, what would you be?

A bum.