|John at The Porche 1995|
Age started DJ'ing - 12-13 yrs.
What or who inspired you to become a DJ? - My two brothers Budgie & Jacko Melody in the 70's they used to play Lord Sufferer from Edgbaston, we used to live oppersite Sufferer himself, as a DJ Rankin' Festus and Jacko Melody.
What has been your biggest venue? - I couldn't say there's been so many.
|John receives a PCRL DJ award|
Who supplies the majority of your records? - Direct Link, Birmingham.
The furthest you've traveled for a booking? - All over England and Miami with Luv Injection.
What other DJ do you like listening Too? - Trevor Ranks, Bever, Coley Ranks, Bionic Steel, John Kelly and all up and coming.
Your Best interviews? - Sugar Mynot, Dobby Dobson & Gregory Isaacs.
Your style of entertaining? - Well playing in a dance and doing a show is two different things, if you play new tunes in a dance night, the majority of the crowd will be standing not dancing. My style is to play commercial tunes in a dance and leave the new stuff for the radio. I'm not saying don't play new music but you must know when to introduce them at the right time.
Which person would you have loved to have met? - Salasie I.
HONOURS: - Crowned Birmingham's No. 1 Ragga DJ 2004, 94-95. Respect goes out to all those who turned up to my birthday party at the Porsche, 24th March. Respect also to my Mom & Dad, Sisters, Brothers and my wife and Son. All pirate station and the massive who has helped me through my career. last but not least the Almighty God for his blessing.
Info: Just Vibe May-June '95 Editors note: John was also the brother of Ranking Jacko who had released a record with the help ofg Cecil Morris during PCRL's first year on air, 1985.