With his encyclopaedic knowledge of hip-hop, drum & bass, house music and everything in between, Jaguar Skills continues to be a fixture on the club and festival circuit, delighting ravers with his wildly adventurous DJ sets and mixes.
He has performed at EDC, V festival, Global Gathering, Reading and Leeds, Bestival, Camp Bestival, as well as hundreds more.
He started DJ’ing in 2002 at East London arts bar Dream Bags Jaguar Shoes. From this, he worked with fashion label Maharishi on a 60-minute CD. It was created, looped, produced entirely on a mini Sony Walkman. After which Jade Jagger invited Jaguar Skills to become a resident at her Jezebel parties in Ibiza, Russia and Hong Kong. He was a resident DJ at Pacha Ibiza, in the global room, between 2004-2007. During this time, he produced “We Love You” for US rapper Lupe Fiasco, as well as remixing “Ask The DJ” by Mr Hudson.
His breakthrough project, ‘History Of Hip-Hop’, was released. 600 classic Hip-Hop records, played in order of release, from 1979 to 2006 in 60 minutes. Gaining the attention of MTV, the mix was downloaded more than 3 million times, making it one of the most heralded Hip-Hop mixtapes of all time. This then got on the radar of the BBC, he was offered a weekly slot on Radio 1’s The Trevor Nelson Show, this is where he cemented his position as a mash-up pioneer.