lee james aka 2nice- history
It all started when i was 9 years old 1983 electro music was big on the streets, i lived in bradford , west yorkshire, there was alot of break dancing crew's of all ages, so thats when i first started collecting electro music, then mid 80's started getting few albums with house tracks like kenny jammin' jason- can you dance, acid traks, adonis - no way back, t-coy- corrino & so on,87-91 was a spray can artist, writing rem.also playing a lot of hip hop bdp,big daddy kane, jungle brothers, & many other groups. left school 1990,& started going clubing dec 1990, then started collecting house music weekly,took a few years to get my first 1210, dec 93 i got my first pair, 1994 i got my first djing regular spot at music factory leeds @ a night called groove garden, did that for a year & the night ended after it moved to bradford for 2 months,played house for afew more years and sold my whole collection of house records & stared buy funk/breaks/ jazz/disco/sampled music & hip hop, 1999 started trying to get into the local dmc heats,1st time was in manchester, didn't make the cut for the night slot, so that was that for 99. was doing lots of mix tapes though all the years from 93 onwards i have put a big selection from over the years so people can here all the different stuff i have been into all the years i have been into djing & collecting vinyl, not switch to digital yet but will get serato soon, 2000 did dmc in london, failed again,in the mean time iwas djing at bar oporto every saturday night playing funk, soul breaks, hip hop,played there 2001-2005 dmc was 2003 & 2006 & it was on home soil Leeds, managed to get placed from elemination & played a good set, i was happy,in 2006 i come 4th that night was well chuffed, had a few years off but i'm back on it again, just love to play all styles in one set, never gets boring, maybe do dmc again one day too.
peace & love
lee james aka 2nice
Places I've Traveled
nyc, sanfrancisco, holland, portugal, & all over the uk