For their March party our friends Four th the Floor welcome Kid Fonque, DJ, producer, promoter, record label owner and radio presenter from South Africa. Through all his roles he continues to push the music scene of South Africa as a firmly established tastemaker.
While touring internationally for the last decade or so he was also the label manager for SA’s influential Soul Candi records and has more recently set up Stay True Sounds with fellow countryman Jullian Gomes, to spread his love of music regardless of style or genres.
Now with his own radio show called Selective Styles on South Africa’s 5FM, the show has given Kid the platform to showcase the hidden talent from all over South Africa electronic, house, soul & Hip Hop Community while delving into international releases weekly.
In 2011, Kid Fonque launched his long running monthly night, #2SIDESOFTHEBEAT as a platform to showcase underground music from all genres at the same venue.
Dubstep and house rubs shoulders with hip hop, broken beat and everything in between. Kid Fonque handpicks the line up which has seen esteemed artists such as
Dego, King Britt, Swindle, Mala, Nightmares On Wax, Zaki Ibrahim and local stars like Jullian Gomes, Cuebur, Kenzhero and The Brother Moves On.
With 2017 sees plenty of new projects on the horizon for Fonque including a full length collaboration with UK’s D-Malice under the alias rkls due for release on r2 London
which features a rich and varied cast of artists including Kev Brown, Melo B Jones, Sio, John Robinson and many more.
Fae Simon (BBE records) will also be performing tracks from her EP with both Shaun Ashby and Loftsoul.
Support will be provided by 4TTF residents.
Newstyle Hustle Class 4-6pm £7
House Dance Class 6-7pm £6
[workshops cover entry for club afterwards]
Early bird £5
OTD: £7 before 8pm; £10 after 8pm
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