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French Hip Hop Culture Week - Turntablism

Tuesday 27 April 2021

We are delighted to bring French Hip Hop Culture to Scotland with a series of interviews by journalist Olivier Cachin with our five guest participants: Akhénaton, Ceet, DJ Mouss, Eklips and Fabrice Fiossonangaye. We would like to extend our thanks to our guests for their participation!

Every day during the week 26-30 April 2021, we will release an interview with one of the guests on their specific Hip Hop style. Be ready to discover the five main branches of Hip Hop: Rap, DJing, Graffiti, Breakdance and Beatbox.

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DAY 2: Virtual interview with journalist Olivier Cachin and DJing artist DJ Mouss

Interview in French (with English subtitles)

About DJ Mouss:

DJ Mouss began his career in 1993, first participating in a DJ championship in 1997, where he won his first DMC title. He then collected championship titles from 1997 to 2001. He has been many times French DMC champion, Moroccan DMC champion, European champion and ITF world champion (individual and group). DJ Mouss scores with his musical and technical imprint a series of Cult R&B and scratch mixtape series Wanted Mixtape. Noticed by Edwin Phenom (President of DJ City L.A) & by Dj white shadow (Lady Gaga Producer). He joined their team for 3 years (2014 to 2017) and worked with them on different projects as a musical composer (Austin Mahone feat. Pitbull - Lady, Twista’s album, The Lego Batman Movie, and many others). With his 25 years of experience in the music industry, DJ Mouss has acquired unique expertise in deejaying, music production and Club Consultant/entertainment.

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Find the discography of DJ Mouss here.

About Olivier Cachin:

Olivier Cachin is a journalist, writer, TV/Radio presenter and lecturer famous for being one of the first journalists who has ever put light on French Hip Hop culture. He founded L’Affiche magazine and the television show Rapline, the first TV show dedicated to French rap music in the 90’s, and was editor in chief of hip hop magazine Radikal. He is the author of publications such as L’Offensive Rap, 100 Albums Essentiels Du Reggae, or Pop Life (the biography of Michael Jackson), or NTM biography. Every Saturday, he was on air with the radio station Mouv’ with his show La Sélection Rap. He interviewed artists such as Prince, James Brown, Chuck-D, David Bowie, Eminem, Dr Dre, Janet Jackson, Woody Allen, Martin Scorsese, Spike Lee.

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