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Lawrence James


LAWRENCE has had one of the fastest growing dj careers around. From mixing in his bedroom in 2004, landing 3 uk residencies in 2005, playing abroad and in the uk’s biggest venues in 2007 to being an established full time dj having played at over 30 top venues and looking ahead to further his dj career and stepping into music production and all at the age of 21.

His break came from playing RnB in the back room of ‘The Fruit Cupboard’ nightclub in Leeds in which he was spotted and was asked to play at a launch night of a brand new club in Manchester playing to over 1200 people.

His ability to control the crowd and get a reaction to every song played aswell as excellent microphone enthusiasm quickly cemented him on the Manchester scene and has held a residency for over 2 years both Friday and Saturday nights at Manchester most succesful and prestigous venue…Opus nightclub.

During this period Lawrence promoted and Dj’d and a number of student nights mid-week in Leeds, Nottingham, Derby, Wakefield, Harrogate, Huddersfield and many more. Gaining more and more experience behind the decks and forming into a succesful club promoter aswell.

Also in this period Lawrence got even busier and got involved in promoting and Dj’ing under 18’s club nights. In which he played to sometimes over 2000 people in places such as Rotherham, sheffield, Pontefract, Bolton, Lincoln and Cheshire.

Soon he got his chance to play abroad, firstly in Tenerife at Tramps nightclub and onto Ibiza, Fuengirola and Marbella.

Since Lawrence got behind the decks, he has played in front of acts as big as Timbaland, Akon and alongside Djs such as Tim Westwood, Trevor Nelson, Mistajam, Steve Sutherland DJ EZ and Jamie Duggan to name a few.

Recently Lawrence has released four mix cd’s and has put out over 20’000 cd’s in total including downloads, attractring interest for more and more material.

He currently holds 5 Uk residencies and is about to take on two more as he drives to pioneer the urban music industry by playing entertaining and exciting Dj sets to all era’s of music fans.

If passion and talent alone are enough then Lawrence is one of the best however he knows hard work and dedication will pay off more in the long run and plans to soon become a respected figure in the urban music industry both Dj’ing and producing quality music.