Miami, United States
Ask any seasoned Miami house head to name check their favorite local selectors and invariably the name Brad Strickland (aka Strictly B) will pass through their lips. Brad was spicing up Miami nightlife with soulful, melodic tunage long before deep house made its trendy comeback, and he has played no small role in fostering Miami's local underground house music since the early-2000s.
With roots in Washington, D.C.'s late-'90s drum 'n' bass scene, Brad garnered early accolades like taking first place in 1998's 2 Tuff DnB DJ battle, and would later join forces with various D.C. and Baltimore DJ crews to launch some legendary weekly parties in those cities' breakbeat and drum 'n' bass scenes, including D.C.'s Buzz and Baltimore's Fever.
Relocating to South Florida in the early-2000s, Brad would hook up with DJ William Renuart (now resident and co-owner of the world-renowned Electric Pickle) to launch locally beloved DJ duo Boogie, responsible for the former self-named weekly party at clu