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Younglee
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Younglee

Younglee is a self confessed musical beat junkie with over 20 years of music collecting under his belt.

He formed Ok_Ma with Jake Telford whilst playing as part of D'Nell at Manchester's Electric Chair. 

Featuring various vocalists, the Ok_Ma project is a a fusion of funk, soul, RnB and Afro / Funk rubs, global influence with a UK sound. With releases on London's R2 records, Liverpool's Sick Trumpet, Universal Vibes and Chicago's Still music and remixes for Arch_Type, Patchworks, Yellowtail, Jonny Miller, Choi, Tim Scott, Fred Wesley, Bernard Wright and featured on compilations from Philly, South Africa, Australia and Germany. They have had support from heavy hitters such as Rainer Truby (Compost) Justin Unabomber / Elektrons, Blackbeard, Kev Beadle (Solar Radio), Alex Attias, Harris (RAW FUSION), Diesler (Tru Thoughts), J-Walk, Dom Servini (Wah Wah), Simbad (Raw Fusion), Kraak+Smaak (Jalpeno records), Andrew Ubiquity

The Ok_Ma ethos is captured in Younglee's DJ sets where you can here everything from classic funk to booty broken beats fresh on cdr, dancefloor jazz to tougher electronic latin vibes and everything in between,

Younglee has played alongside many heavy hitters such as Norman Jay, Gilles Peterson, Quantic, Coldcut, Herbaliser, DJ Vadim, The Scratch Perverts, Mixmaster Morris, DMX Crew etc and has rocked gigs in Italy, Switzerland, Miami, Greece, Croatia, Ireland, Sweden and Spain..... his musical collection enables him to be able to drop uptempo beats to a packed dancefloor or more chilled vibes in intimate settings.

Younglee is resident European Dj for Google and has performed at many high profile European events for them including three years in a row at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, playing alongside Norman Jay to an audience that included Bono, the Queen of Jordan and many of the worlds elite! 

2009 has started with a bang with a sell out gig at Cargo in Shoreditch / London for the infamous Wah Wah record label...... They rocked it out with a full 9 piece band. The boys play and have played at most of London best venues such as 333, Turnmills, Fabric, Ministry of Sound, The Cross, Canvas, Chinawhites, Cafe de Paris, Cargo, Herbal and the like. 

He's worked damn hard for the last 7 years building up his Saturday night residence 'Broken Souls' at the Bedroom Bar, Rivington St, Shoreditch, London.  The hard work has paid off, it packs a full house each week.

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