DJ Rap releases Touching Bass,
promotes “Power of Choice,” hits Vancouver Sept. 6
DJ Rap's Touching Bass album is a
journey into electronic music for all ages brought together in her own
style. It is a two CD mix compilation featuring one disc of the best of
breaks and one disc of drum & bass.
DJ Rap has been
labeled the Queen of Drum & Bass. She
spins sets that tap deep into the hearts of clubbers and ravers and are
inherently enjoyable listening outside the club as well. With the
release of "Touching Bass,” on Surge Recordings, DJ Rap is poised to
conquer the world- on her own terms- and well exceed her already
She is coming on from all fronts, invading US television as the host for the for a new
program on the Spike Network, called Remix, starting production
in Fall 2003. She is also the host for a three part English documentary
series called The Power of Choice. It focuses on educating young
people as to their power as consumers and how making conscientious
purchasing decisions can have an affect on the policies of large
corporations in third world countries. Filming is currently under way
in the UK and Africa, and will air in early 2004.
Rap launched her independent label, Proper
Talent, in 1994. The release of her Intelligence album in the
same year was the first full-length artist album ever released by a
Drum & Bass DJ. It secured her status as "one to watch" and helped
the new label gain a solid reputation.
Rap signed with Sony's Higher Ground
imprint in 1997 and the following year released her artist album Learning
Curve, which received mass critical acclaim. To date, it has sold
over a quarter million copies and is an excellent display of
versatility, proving that DJ Rap is a genuinely talented singer,
musician, and producer.
DJ Rap is currently writing and recording
for her next album and touring relentlessly across North America.
will be in Vancouver September 6,
the PNE Coliseum, along with a line-up of musicians that includes The
Root, Josan Gielen, Future Breeze and the Shy Brothers.