If you managed to reach our cheeky mid week party in Nottingham on 10th October with MJ Cole & Wookie, you’ll know how amazing it was to have both of them in Nottingham under 1 roof. The vibes were electric and we couldn’t have enjoyed it more.
You can check out the photos here. We had to pin down Wookie for a quick chat after his set and so here it is, 10 Minutes with Wookie.
1 – For those who don’t know much about you, can you let everyone know who you are?
My name is Wookie, I’m a UK Producer/DJ
2 – where did it all begin for you musically?
Production wise..? I first started making R&B tracks for Wayne Marshall, in the early 90’s.
“G-spot” being the hit of that album. Then I moved over to SoulIISoul as an in-House producer.
3 – What was your inspiration when you first started?
Teddy Riley was and Inspiration for me in my early years. New Jack Swing
4 – Whats your favourite tune to play at the moment?
“Mind your step” Dennis Ferrer
5 – what news would you like to share with us?
I’ve just discovered a grey hair in my beard. First one!
6 – What other djs and producers have caught your eye so far?
Blue Slims, Hybrid Theory…. Lots of guys
7 – Who would you want to collaborate with and why?
Hmmm…… not sure
8 – Talk us through a day in the life of Wookie
Wake up 10-10.30. Have breakfast or go straight to the gym. (2hrs)
Lunch, then a 45min drive to the studio, otherside of London from my house. Mess about for a few hours, then get beatmaking….
9 – Whats the rest of the year have in store?
Djing in Russia, Hungary, Uk. I have another single to get finished, hopefully that will all work smoothly! lol..
10 – Favourite place to DJ apart from Waxed Music?
Panaroma Bar/Berghain, Berlin