Femi Williams

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Saturday 13th February from 2-4pm GMT, William Cline Bailey in conversation with radio DJ Femi Fem.
Femi Williams (aka Femi Fem) kicked off his career with the Family Funktion/ Shake & Fingerpop warehouse parties in the 1980’s initiating the rare groove & acid jazz genre

In 1990, he set up the groundbreaking Young Disciples with Marco Nelson featuring Carleen Anderson . This is the band which set the tone for the acid jazz movement in London, incorporating funk, soul, hip hop and breakbeats into their soundscape and placing integrity at the heart of their sound. After chart success including the single Apparently Nothin’ which came from their Mercury Award-nominated Road To Freedom album on Talkin’ Loud Records. Responding to the demand Femi began writing, producing and re-mixing for a wide range of artists such as Ultra Naté Justin Timberlake, Mary J. Blige, Des’ree, D’Influence, The Pasadenas and Beyoncé.

Djing has meant playing at events for Prince, Janet Jackson, Stella McCartney, Jade Jagger, Gucci and the Russian Embassy. Femi has also produced catwalk show music for fashion designers such as Ozwald Boateng, Katherine Hamnett, Julien MacDonald and Bella Freud. Also running the MOBO Award-winning, Rotation at London’s Subterranea.

Stay tuned Saturday 13th February from 2-4pm GMT. www.feferitylondon.co.uk/feferity-radio

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