In this episode MAGIKA explains how he solidified his position as one of the ‘90s rave scene’s leading MCs, and assesses why he thinks he has come to divide opinion, admitting with honesty that he could have acted better at times and that he regrets some of his past actions.
In this the second of a three-part in-depth interview with ROAR: The ‘90s Rave Podcast, Magika – AKA AIMRAN MAJID, or ‘G’ – also discusses how he came to work as host of the CARL COX CONCEPT and managed to MC at both HELTER SKELTER and DREAMSCAPE by getting pally with their renowned promoters, DAVE PRATLEY and MURRAY BEETSON.
Plus G tackles that big Skelter Reunion rumour – which he says remains “verty, very positive” – and explains to all the Skelter fanatics why Mr Pratley is yet to break cover and publicly express his desire for a big comeback…
The third and final part – in which G assesses the famous scene split and why he went down the DnB route, addresses claims made by VIBEALITE promoter GARY JAQUES regarding their falling out in the mid-90s and reveals the appalling level of the racism he’s experienced at raves, and discusses his own promoting career – is dropping later this week.
Click this link to pre-order a special edition of Magika’s book, Make Some Noize, available for a limited time before the paperback/e-book launch in September – https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/ma…
In the coming weeks we will bring you big-name interviews with four-beat happy hardcore don HIXXY, jungle’s Mr Mix & Blend KENNY KEN, and STU ALLAN, Rave King of radio and the Northwest – with more to be announced shortly including an international act and (hopefully) another rave household name you simply will not want to miss.
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