Born in 1966, Bow, London, England, died 14 November 2009.
He started out as a DJ when he was 15 as part of a mobile unit touring London clubs. He then moved into radio working for pirate stations including KISS FM and LWR before beginning his own WBLS station. In 1985 he also co-founded the Blackmarket record shop in Soho with Steve Jervier. In 1987 he took a job at Simon Harris’ Music Of Life label as an A&R man and recorded the track “Rock the Beat”. Sobsequently he released two more tracks which charted: “We Got the Juice” and “Good Groove” reaching #16.
Derek B Discography
|Derek B||Bullet From A Gun (Album)||Tuff Audio, Tuff Audio||UK||1988||Sell This Version|
Singles & EPs
|Derek B||Get Down||Music Of Life||UK||1987||Sell This Version|
|Derek B||Rock The Beat (Single)||Music Of Life||US||1987||Sell This Version|
|Derek B||We've Got The Juice (Maxi, Single)||Music Of Life, Mercury||Netherlands||1988||Sell This Version|
|Derek B||Good Groove (Maxi, Single)||Music Of Life||Australasia||1988||Sell This Version|
|Derek B||Bad Young Brother (Single, Maxi)||Tuff Audio, Phonogram||UK||1988||Sell This Version|
|AS 5000 780||Bananarama / Derek B||Bananarama / Derek B - I Want You Back / Bullet From A Gun (7", Promo)||Polygram||AS 5000 780||Italy||1988||Sell This Version|
|DKBZZ1||Derek B||Bullet From A Gun - Album Sampler (12", Promo)||Tuff Audio, Phonogram||DKBZZ1||UK||1988||Sell This Version|
|Derek B||You've Got To Look Up (Single)||Tuff Audio||UK||1990||Sell This Version|
|Derek B||U Got 2 Look Up (Single)||BiVirtue Productions||UK||1993||Sell This Version|