Lauryn: How and when did
you first go about starting producing
Bigshot: I i was classically
trained at Piano from the age 7 till about
At 16 i decided to put those skills to use
and got myself an Atari computer with Cubase
and started playing around on that and just
developed from there. I discovered garage
So musics always been a big part of your
life from a young age
Bigshot: Yup my Dad used
to play alot of reggae music so I was
always into that.
Ccan you remember the first bit of music
Bigshot: I can't remember
that far i remember certain beats because
I recorded them onto tapes
Had it always been garage you made back
Bigshot: Nah i started
with Rnb and HipHop and even Pop, dont know
if i should have said that haha!
If you wasnt producing what do you think
you would be doing
Bigshot: On tour with the
chippendales ( so basically i have no idea!)
do you get your inspiritation ? Or do any
artists inspire you ?
Bigshot: Right now, 'The
Neptunes' inspire me big time! They're the
hottest production duo in the world right
If you could pick any artists to work with
who would it be? You can have more than
Bigshot: I'd like to work
with Kele le Roc coz her voice is so sweet.
Also wouldnt mind working with MJ Cole on
Can you let us in on if youve had an offers
to work with any of the big names in the
Bigshot: Right now, i mainly
been releasing instrumentals. I haven't
really shown people my full capabilities
when it comes to working with artists
But something for the future?
Bigshot: Wait and see .....
Your tunes so far have followed the same
sorta style.... is there any other direction
you going to take with the style of music
or stay as it is
Bigshot: I want to explore
the 4/4 sound a bit more as well more vocal
based stuff. I'll still do my dark beats.
How did you get the name Big Shot?
Bigshot: An important or
influential person , thats what i wanted
What DJ,MC and producer do you rate at the
Bigshot: Can i name more
that one? ( go for it!!):
DJs - Slimzee and EZ
MC - Wiley, Dizzy, B-live, Viper
Producer - Sovereign, Sticky, Jaimeson,
MJ Cole, Wookie, Sunship, K Warren.
Where do you see yourself with your producing
in say 5/10 years time?
Bigshot: I want to be hitting
the national charts on a regular basis regardless
of genre. I'm like a chameleon, always changing
So we're gonna be seeing a hell of alot
more of bighot then?
Bigshot: I i know u will
I'm here to stay, that's for sure
Cheers Bigshot from all at 2SG
here to view Bigshots interview
with Luckystrike from Jan 2003