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DJ Heroes

DJ Hones: Pride of Denmark

By Eric Maganga | 14 November 2014
Published in: DJ Heroes
Black Sheep readers, show some love and read the story of DJ Hones, who is pushing for Hip-Hop integration in Denmark without compromise. Continue>

DJ Maraku: Podgorica's pioneer

By Mark Devlin | 07 November 2014
Published in: DJ Heroes
Hip-hop and R&B has been long established as a hugely popular genre in the clubs throughout most of Europe. But there are still a few uncharted territories where its appeal is yet to reach its peak. The Balkan states that made up the former Yugoslavia are among them, and here,… Continue>

DJ Devon: a chip off the old block

By Mark Devlin | 23 January 2011
Published in: DJ Heroes
Sons of DJs follow in their father's footsteps just as much as doctors or lawyers, and so a career in playing music was always on the cards for Devon Kosoko. His dad was a reggae sound system DJ who played out at carnivals and parties in the family's local area, and… Continue>
When it comes to presenting a guide to the art of DJing, there are few who come with better credentials than Danny Rampling. Occasionally dubbed 'the Godfather' of acid house', his track record is well-known to dance music followers. That life-changing visit to Ibiza in 1987, the establishment of the… Continue>

Obituary: Tony Dixon

By Mark Devlin | 26 November 2010
Published in: DJ Heroes
Veteran Irish radio and club DJ Tony Dixon has sadly passed away after a short illness at the age of 52. Tony was a true ambassador for R&B and soul in his home city of Dublin for more than 30 years, and known latterly for his highly popular weekend shows… Continue>

Drastic Heat

By Mark Devlin | 16 July 2010
Published in: DJ Heroes
Black Sheep Mag gets to conversate with one of the US's hardest-working DJs and industry big dogs, The Untouchable DJ Drastic, straight out of the big bad city. Continue>

DJ Woody Madera

By Mark Devlin | 06 May 2010
Published in: DJ Heroes
A walk down the average British High Street on a Friday night will show there are any number of DJs who can throw on some tried and tested floorfillers, unmixed, and get a good reaction. By the same token, there are a great many turntablists - DJs who have studied… Continue>

Wayne C McDonald/ DC Joseph

By Mark Devlin | 04 August 2009
Published in: DJ Heroes
A scroll through the biog of Preston-born, Newcastle-based Wayne C McDonald suggests it might be easier to list the things he hasn't achieved during his prolific and highly-respected career. To mention the whole lot might keep you on this page until Christmas. So we'll stick with a few highlights. Continue>

Teddy Touch: King of Norway

By Mark Devlin | 04 August 2009
Published in: DJ Heroes
Teddy Touch aims high, and it's a tribute to his DJing name being inspired by the legendary New York turntablist Tony Touch that he's risen to the of of his game in his native Norway. Continue>

DJ Soulchild: Switzerland's official R&B king

By Mark Devlin | 02 July 2009
Published in: DJ Heroes
It’s for good reason that DJ Soulchild’s secondary moniker is ‘Switzerland’s official R&B King’. The guy rides out for the music in every way possible, spinning in clubs all over Europe, managing artists and events, and producing and remixing his own tunes. Oh, and he speaks excellent English too …… Continue>
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