Dodge

Dodge

Real Name:
Roger Drakes
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The 90's
After meeting a fellow Dj and drummer from West London IG Culture (real name Ian Grant) they joined up to form Dodge City Productions, a band that made soulful jazzy hip hop and was part of the Acid Jazz Movement , DCP signed to Island Records in 1990 and relerased their debut single Ain't going for that in 1991 to critical acclaim by the British press and radio.
The album Steppin Up And Out came out in 1993 and the group went their separate ways shortly after that.
IG went on to form his own label and craft a legendary career in the broken beat genre while Dj Dodge became a go to guy in the UK for remixes and Production.
Dodge's first remix of notoriety was the UK version of Method Man feat Mary J Blige 'I'll Be There for You/You're All I Need to Get By' which reached no.10 in UK the singles chart.
He formed his production company Soul Inside Productions with this release, SIP simple stood for music that comes from deep within.
After the success of the Method Man remix the work came in and he went on to remix and Produce several acts inc Beverley Knight.Jill Scott.D'Angelo and more. He worked extensively with Beverley Knight co-writing and Producing her come back hit in 1998 'Made It Back' which featured Redman, plus contributed to her albums Prodigal Sista and Who I am for which he recieved Gold sales plaques for both.
Also boy bands Damage and Another Level we're UK groups that charted with Soul Inside Productions in their mix.
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Dodge Discography

Singles & EPs

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