The "track record" type facts about What the Bleep are notable, but not what make him unique. He has DJed for years, traveled to many corners of the US, and shared a stage with international artists, but If you really want to know What the Bleep, know these three things:
What the Bleep is a humble junglist. He has set aside ego and self-interest, building his DJing career around jungle and its surrounding culture. He knows that everything is much bigger than himself, always being conscious of the bigger picture of underground music culture. He acts as an ambassador of a sound and way of life.
What the Bleep is a soldier. Not in the militant sense, but as a mentality. He is idealistic and passionate and he understands the necessity of joining the army of the like-minded. Jungle is his ammunition, DJing is his weapon, and everyday life is his battlefield.
What the Bleep is synonymous with ragga jungle. From old skool vocal-heavy ragga to dubwise drum & bass to new skool amen business to cutting edge dub-influenced jungle, he covers all the variations. He feels there is a truly unique emotion present in ragga vocalisms. When they are juxtaposed on top of infectious jungle rhythms, ragga jungle is a powerful and moving music. His goal is to pass on the message and spirit of Jamaica through dancing and deep listening.
All of these principles have been manifested in a number of ways. What the Bleep founded Electronic Enlightenment, a family of DJs and an MC who are trying to reinstate positive values in the electronic music scene. And with What the Bleep at the helm, this crew birthed Konkrete Jungle Bowling Green, a monthly bass culture event series that is setting new standards in the Midwest. For over 4 years he has played a weekly Internet radio show "Selection of a Soldier" on jungletrain.net, where he showcases his uniquely exclusive ragga selection. And he regularly joins forces with long-time DJ partner, foi oi oi, to craft the acclaimed Feelings for Detroit mix series, with the latest edition being released at this year's Movement (aka Detroit Electronic Music Festival).
So, if you are going to hear What the Bleep touch down on a pair of turntables, listen carefully. You will experience unique ragga jungle sounds with a fresh vibe on the dancefloor. And you'll come to realize that What the Bleep embodies a more responsible and conscious role as a DJ. Follow him and your expectation of a DJ will be forever changed.close