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Benga: “My DJing career is finished”

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Whether a fan of dubstep or not there’s no denying the significant part Benga has played in what has been one the largest UK dance music breakthrough genres of the last fifteen years. Now after spending the last few years plying his trade in front of huge audiences alongside other electronic music mainstays at sold out shows and festivals the affable DJ and producer has sensationally revealed that he is calling it a day musically.

The reason behind his sudden and dramatic retirement? He’s recently become engaged to partner Holly-Jae Treadgold and plans to turn his back on the music world after a storied career full of highs to settle down and start a family. Whilst we’re naturally disappointed we won’t be seeing Benga in action ever again (by himself or as one third of Magnetic Man alongside Skream & Artwork) we’d like to thank him for his work over the years and wish him well for the future. We know you’ve got plenty of stories to tell your kids about your life as an international DJ when they grow up! 

Grahame Farmer

Grahame Farmer’s love affair with electronic music goes back to the mid-90s when he first began to venture into the UK’s beloved rave culture, finding himself interlaced with some of the country’s most seminal club spaces. A trip to dance music’s anointed holy ground of Ibiza in 1997 then cemented his sense of purpose and laid the foundations for what was to come over the next few decades of his marriage to the music industry.

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