Bradley G

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Template:No footnotes Bradley G (real name "Bradley Green") is a British DJ and Dance music producer.

Early career

He began his career as a guitarist in a band called "Destiny" who played the London club scene in the mid 1990s.

Bradley G went on to found the band "Wizkid (band)" who produced and played with experimental forms of dance music to club goers in and around London.

In 1997 Bradley G established "Eastside Studios" in a new purpose built complex above the popular nightclub "Harlequins" in Ilford, east London.

The Harlequins / Stop Outs nightclub is rumoured to be one of the places where the popular UK music genre "Garage music" is thought to have originated. [no citations needed here]

Eastside ran until 1998 when Bradley G formed FTD Records and built the "Skylight Studios" with Tony Ruby in the same building complex.

In late 1999 the "Skylight Studios" moved to a converted house in East London, renamed "The Attic" and ran for a further three years.

In 2002, "The Attic" moved to its final location, "Ferry Lane" Studios in Rainham, Essex.

History

Bradley G's most successful release was “Sweetheart”, released on Valentine's day (Feb 14th) 2001 This track was number 1 in the garage charts for 11 weeks . The record was distributed by FTD Records in association with the then popular pirate radio station Erotic 101.3FM. In late 2002, nearly a year after release Bradley G issued a repress of “Sweetheart” limited to 1,000 copies. These final copies were numbered FTD0001 – FTD1001 and sold out within one hour of going to market. Bradley G also performed a UK tour of sweetheart with Jennifer O’Kane and MC Sel at the height of the tracks fame. In March, April and May 2001 they performed in excess of 100 live PA's at many UK & worldwide club venues.

Bradley G finally left UK Garage in 2004 and went on to produce a mainstream band led by Charlotte Jackson at Ferry Lane Studios. Bradley dismissed Charlotte and the project after a lengthy argument with third party publishing company who refused to allow the use of a song they had already recorded.

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