Taken from his Myspace bio:
DJ Name: Paris Walker
Commercial Role in the Music Business: - Multimedia Producer, Deejay, Club & Concert Tour Promoter
CEO - Collective Digital Media Network www.collectivenetz.com
Star Sign: Taurus
Music Background: - Formerly Known as Dj Too Sweet, Dj Paris Walker was playing music from the age of 13 started playing community centers and halls by the time he was 16, started one of the first R&B and Hip Hop Soundsytems Rhythem Mix Soul Power with Davy D, Kut D, Ebu, Hitchcock, Dj Zorro, CoolDC, Dj Broad and by the time he was 18 started playing on community radio stations.
Co-created Birmingham Mob with Kash Rex and became the most successful Hip Hop Deejay Crew in the UK. Started a joint venture in a record shop at 21, Sound Wave Records, then moved into live artist & Deejay Club/Concert Tours around the UK and Europe by the age of 22, working with promoters like Massive Force Concerts, Big Daddy Promotions, to name but a few. By the age of 24, produced Hip Hop tracks for numerous compilation Hip Hop & R’n’B Albums, producing local Hip Hop & R’n’B Artists, and signed up to various Record Label Street teams promoting individual albums and singles.
Also completed a 3-month broadcast journalism course at BBC Pebble Mill in 1996. Also committee member of Birmingham Carnival 1989–97, responsible for the live stage shows at the event. Paris Walker has been a prominent figure in the UK Hip Hop Scene for over 17yrs & currently runs Collective Digital Media Network, an independent network of urban media producers and independent recording labels and is working to launch Birminghams first Worldwide Broadband Urban Music Television on the Internet and now deejays on Club & Concert tours with fellow business partners/Djs:- Champions In Action, Danny D, Bankie and Noodles, Dj PacJam, Hotley Don, Mz C Brown Latest Production Album: Producers Wars Vol 1.
Musical Tastes & Appreciations: - Hip Hop, R’n’B, Jazz, Dancehall Reggae, Soca, Classic Rock, Classical, Nu Metal, Dance Music, House, Garage. Specialist Music: - Hip Hop & R’n’B, Radio Stations Worked On: Metro FM, WKRS, PCRL, Unity FM, Flava FM, and BBC Radio West Midlands, New Style Radio, FlavaFM.com and Collective Digital Media Network Venues & Clubs.
Been on Concert & Club Tours with the following: -
US Acts: - Leaders of the New School, Brand Nubian, Busta Rhymes, Ice T, Tupak Shakur, Ice Cube, Keith Murray, Redman, Usher, Donna Allen, R. Kelly, Puff Daddy, DMX, Onyx, EPMD Flip Mode Squad, Mobb Deep, Big Daddy Kane, Total, Horace Brown, Wu Tang Clan, Lord Finesse, Tim Dog, Pharcyde, ATL, Mario Winans, D-Block,
UK Acts: - Nite Time Crime, MSI Asylum, Moorish Delta 7, Flow, Gabrielle, Marcus Garvey, Tactic, Rodney P, Roots Manuva, Hijack, Rawality, Aleem Juice, KC, Beverly Knight, Jamelia, Pato Banton, Cheshire Cat, Peter Spence, Peter Hunningale, Credit to the Nation, Ruff Justice, Kash Rex, Fanta, MC Chan, Urban South, Nuggster, Royalists, B6Slash, 5th Element Soldiers, Coco Brown, Adante, Teasha King, Shadowless Crew: Tomo, Ebu, Aleem Juice, Afua, N.S.S, Class A, TNI, Juliet Leon, Anthea Lorraine, Kadie, Justice & Mesmerise, Nihilisis, Klashnekoff, Fanta, Robbin Hoodz, C.O.V, Wolftown Cartel, Major, DVM crew, Fyza, Mark Dwayne, Skinny Gorrilas, Ame Amechine, Cyrus, Appluz Sandra, Alan Davis, Paradox, Lotek, H.T., Blaq I, 76, Dean Thomas, Dynamics, Big V, Yogi, Tactic, Lady L, Miss Cherokee, Fundamentalists: Brown Dog and Aries. Asian Acts: - Apache Indian, Bally Sagoo, Safri Boys, Malkit Singh, Midland Boyz, White Apache, Apna, RagHav
MAIN MUSICAL AMBITION: - To make UK Black Music especially UK Hip Hop a multi-million pound industry to eclipse the American Music Scene. Also to see a UK Urban Culture Multimedia Channel comprising of Radio, TV, Film, Internet, Newspapers and Magazines.
Organisations & People who Inspire Paris Walker with Their Achievements in Media: - Black Entertainments Television (America), Oprah Winfrey- (Harpo Productions), Sean “Puffy” Combs (Bad Boy Entertainments), Master P (No-Limits), MTV Base &Trevor Nelson, Bill Gates - Microsoft, Macromedia Real.com Winamp.com Hot 97 FM (America) RapStation.com Dr Dre (Aftermath Records) Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, BBC & Jesus Christ.