Majestic (real name Kevin Christie) started out as an MC performing on the North London nightclub circuit at just fifteen years of age. He rapidly broke through onto the Garage pirate radio stations and forums gaining instant recognition, and was subsequently snapped up by international promoters to perform tours of Switzerland, Netherlands, Germany and Russia. Majestic has since crossed into a multitude of dance music genres from UK Garage to House to Drum & Bass and Dubstep performing with leading artists across the scene such as Sigma, DJ EZ, Dream Teem, Agent X, MJ Cole, Judge Jules, Micky Slim, Jack Beats, Laidback Luke, The Wideboys, Netsky, High Contrast, Loadstar, Shy FX, Skream, Bar9, Nero and Jacob Plant to name a few. As well as a legendary MC known for being risqué in spreading his word, Majestic is also making waves as an artist in his own right. His single “In The VIP” written and produced with the Wideboys that took a satirical look at the VIP Club culture, was released on Skint Records. After receiving serious hits on YouTube and Radio Support from MistaJam, DJ Target, Kissy Sell Out and Steve Smart on heavy rotation, the record also made its way onto the MOS Bass Culture annual. Majestic’s lyrical flow then caught the eye of American Dubstep superstar Skrillex who sampled Majestics legendary, almost anthemic, “Ruffneck Bass” spit for his latest massive single of the same title, played by the worlds biggest DJs and over 50m views online. After signing up to be Dubstep wonderkid, Jacob Plant’s official hype man, the pair released, “Mosh Pit” on Speakerbox. Majestic has been in the studio collaborating on a number of cutting edge tracks they intend to PA live at their shows. They have already performed for massive student brand Under The Radar on their tour dates up and down the country, as well as for Fresher’s events at all the leading Universities in the UK. Plus having just wowed the crowd at Brighton’s Shakedown festival performing on the main stage in front of 8000 revellers, in-between Razorlight and Example, they are certainly heading for superstar status! So it’s no wonder Majestic is in demand to perform Live, with Mistajam quoting Majestic as being the “best live MC in the game” after requesting him to perform alongside him at Exit festival in Serbia and Eddie Temple Morris bringing him onboard The Big Reunion Shows this winter not to mention continuing tours with The Wideboys, the hype has only just begun. After an amazing summer in 2012, opening up the main stage with Micky Slim at Global Gathering and his BCM Magaluf residency with Speakerbox, Majestic then signed to Mistajam’s 360 label and management set up. Majestic then released the free giveaway “Let’s Go Back” EP via Speakerbox with remixes from The Wideboys, DJ Q, Cause N Affect and LKiD, with the original track produced by Micky Slim and accompanied by an outstanding blast from the past video, filmed and edited by Naked Jake, about the days of ‘shirts and shoes’ and a time where you could spark up a cigarette whilst skanking out to MC Creed and Matt Jam Lamont. In 2013, Majestic became a Top 40 featured artist as the voice of Droideka’s “Get Hyper” which took an unexpected viral bounce up the charts after initially being released as a video on YouTube in July 2011. The track was featured as one of Spotify’s “Top 10 Most Viral Tracks” list in January 2013 after a viral video rally from the KSI team which could lay claim to the inspiration behind the Harlem Shake viral epidemic of Baauer’s Trap phenomenon. Majestic is not only a veteran mic man who tears down every stage he touches, Majestic is a producer and a DJ in his own right; His single, “Creeping in the Dark” with Public Demand’s Jungle70, was signed to Capitol Records (Sam Smith, 5SOS, Jennifer Lopez) and has had huge support from Pete Tong, Zane Lowe, Nick Grimshaw and Sara Cox to name a few as well as Club support from the likes of Solomun and Richie Hawtin. Summer 2014 saw Majestic perform his first full tour with over 40 dates across the EU. With Speakerbox stages for WE R FSTVL, EDC, Creamfields and Boardmasters whilst flying across the holiday isles of Mallorca, Malia, Zante and Kavos all kicked off by a one off US date with Laidback Luke performing their single “POGO” at Ultra Music Festival Miami to over 10k people. Majestic was then asked by Kiss FM for a show on their new Kiss Fresh station, 3 months in he was offered the prime time Saturday 6-8 on the main station. DJ EZ then left the station and there was no other man fit to replace him but Majestic who has now transformed Thursday nights 9-12 into the epicentre of House, Garage and Grime. Majestic’s addition to the two shows have helped Kiss FM UK to become the biggest radio station in London again. Summer 2015 is set to be even bigger, with his new residency for ’Sounds of the Future’ at BCM and also the brand new BH Hotel in Mallorca alongside his 40+ dates across Spain and Greece. Majestic is also opening for the Prodigy as part of his festival looks with Kiss FM UK. So with the Majestic message travelling fast, hyping the crowd into a frenzy, Majestic takes on the role of grand puppeteer, from waiving lighters in the air to chanting back at the DJ, his commands are dutifully followed and quite a sight to behold. Through years of hard graft, quite literally behind the scene, Majestic has studied the sound of the underground for well over a decade. Majestic is realising his destiny as one of the biggest talents to come out of the UK underground scene, infinitely more than just the best live MC in the game.
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KAIJU presents: Toolroom x KissOliva 22:00 View Event
Cassimm, Crusy, Devstar, DJ S.K.T., Essel, Friend Within, KC Lights, Kideko, Leftwing : Kody, Majestic, Mark Knight, Mason, Retna, Siege, TCTS and hosted by Lee Grant
VATO GONZALEZ presents DIRTY HOUSEClub NYX 22:00 View Event