Londons Dutty Sth, United Kingdom
My name is DJ BIG MARGA. I am the former band member and producer of the south LONDON-based crew known as Katch22. DJ Marga had been instrumental in British hip-hop, for his production style, as well as had been central to the success of the imprint they were on. This imprint being the Kold Sweat Record Label.
I Started Dj ing in 1985 with a Sound call CRYSTALPHONIC from Brixton, which was a reggae sound passed down from the 1970s Father to Son with 4 face 18" speaker boxes and all. I was da man who used to help STRING UP da set .Around the same time I teamed up with Paul & Ian " SOULBRO" Young who went to Alabama in da US and found an Airport Hanger full of dusty 45s HE IS THE KING OF CRATEDIGGERS .WE Started FUNK MAFIA . CRYSTALPHONIC and FUNK MAFIA played at NOTTING HILL Carnival in a spot kept by from the 1970s sound and played from 1985 to 1989.
Katch 22 released numerous 12" singles, 6 EPs, and THREE albums between the years of 1990 to 1993. 54 tracks Total.