2017 has seen DJ Blighty emerging as one of the UK’s leading urban DJ’s.
Blighty has been in the business since 2005, formerly a member of entertainment trio ‘Urban Fusion’ who collectively, boast an extremely comprehensive musical C.V. which included; residencies, guest sets, radio shows & concerts alongside some of the biggest artists in the world over the past 12 years; From concert openings with Sean Paul, J.Cole, Ne-Yo & Ice Cube, to interviews with 50 Cent, John Legend, Wale & Iggy Azalea to name a few. Aswel as being a resident DJ for many years, working with a whole host of the world’s leading DJ’s & celebrities, an experience that undoubtably helped shape the DJ we know today. With so many opportunities taking each member of Urban Fusion in different directions, the split inevitably hit in 2015. Blighty’s solo bookings began and accelerated more than ever before.
DJ Blighty boasts a fast growing loyal fan base, not only in the U.K. but the world over. Popular weekly mixes on the Mixcloud platform regularly see him trending top 5 worldwide, alongside some world renowned household names, not to mention charting at Number.01 respectively each week. At present, his mixcloud has over 2,500,000 online plays. 2016 saw Blighty snapped up for guest mixes on national radio stations such as BBC Radio 1xtra, Kiss FM & Capital Xtra, not to mention the world’s number one DJ record pool DJ City. Blighty is currently signed to international talent agency Friday Flava alongside high profile artists such as; Snoop Dogg & Rick Ross, to Jason Derulo & Flo Rida.
On the club circuit, it’s been a jam packed 12 months, with guest sets spanning the length & breadth of the U.K. from Birmingham to Derby, Belfast to Newcastle, London to York & everywhere in between. Internationally, Blighty was approached by Dubai based events company No.1 Events, which led to him becoming the resident DJ at the world famous Aqwa Mist nightclub in Marbella, for their weekly event Hip Hop Junkies, hosting parties alongside some of the biggest names in the music industry. Not to mention in late 2016, being booked to DJ in the home of Hip Hop, New York City. Currently Blighty has many exciting international plans in the pipeline.