Norris Da Boss Windross (Godfather of Garage) interview podcast hosted by Lenny Fontana # 131 - True House Stories®

True House Stories interview podcast hosted by Lenny Fontana

Mar 20 2024 • 1 hr 27 mins


True House Stories interviews UKG Godfather Norris Da Boss Windross. Norris opens up about his humble beginnings as a avid club goer and supporter of the scene in the 1980’s. He eventually found the art of the DJ later in life and began to play at smaller events and bars working his way up the ladder. It took for him to create his own club night for his career to really bloom in London, UK. His first event called ‘Yum Yum’ hosted by Norris, Tony Trax, Frankie Bones, Richie Fingers, Smokin Jo and MC GQ was the first taste in the creating a new Vibe & sound in the UK, pitching up US House and Garage records for more energy, this was not the norm until now. Norris presence and dedication saw him reside in the infancy of the UK Garage scene at iconic events such as; The Spread love Project, Bagleys, Ministry Of Sound, Aquarium and Mambo in Ibiza which led Norris ‘Da Boss’ to become a leading headline act, performing at tours and events worldwide. In 1994, production entered Norris’s ambition, since which he has been involved in a string of successful tracks, ‘Go Slowly’ his first studio remix, ‘Funky Groove’ ‘Psuedo’s Heartbeat’ with much respected Gavin Face Mills now one half of Copyright & then Right Before My Eyes & Liferide Produced with Grant Nelson followed by the successful launch of his own label ‘W Records, featuring acts such as Rose Windross, MC Creed, Angel 21 and MC Kie. All of his tracks exploded on the UK Garage Scene with ‘Right Before My Eyes’ featuring Kallaghan and MC Neat charting in the nationals and performance’s included ‘Top Of The Pops’. Liferide ‘NNG’ featuring Rose Windross & MC Creed was the follow up & one of the most iconic UKG hits to date. Seeing the impact of the newly founded UK House & Garage scene and proud of its growth and nationwide acceptance, the first UK House & Garage awards was created to acknowledge the industry. Norris was voted Industry ‘Top DJ’ at the awards. Norris, knew what had been achieved and felt the UK scene needed its own identity, so the new brand ‘UKG’ was conceived & created along with his partners, MC Creed & Jason Kaye. ‘UKG’ was quickly acknowledged by the industry and the award ceremonies at Hammersmith Apollo and the Brixton Academy crowned the new UK brand with 30 date national tours preceding them. Come check out the full interview of The Godfather of UKG lay it all out step by set with Lenny Fontana on the most recognized show in the music industry True House Stories.