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TRUE HOUSE STORIES W/ MC CREED
MC Creed interview podcast hosted by Lenny Fontana # 129 - True House Stories®
Lenny Fontana interviews One of the Godfathers of Garage, MC Creed on True House Stories. MC Creed story began watching the famous program Yo MTV Raps while living in Canada. This show gave him the idea and push to become a rapper. When he returned back to UK, Creed discovered the new sounds of acid house in the late 1980s and was totally hooked.
The lifestyle for him from that moment clubbing day and night from house to house, nightclub to Club. As the U.S. House Music Sound grew popular in the early 1990s it opened a lot of opportunities for DJs and vocalists. This gave him the idea to try the mic and the rest is history.
He became known as the first MC to start with the London House Music Scene with his deep tone and prolific sound. You can hear why he became one of the most sort out vocalist then and even more so today. MC Creed recorded huge crossover hits and performed on major Chart Shows in the UK making him become a true living legend.
Biography MC Creed
MC Creed has been firmly established in the house & garage industry since 1989/ 90’. He is part of the collective of founders of the UK garage industry and helped the progression of the ‘UKG’ scene become a commercially recognised genre, achieving no 1 chart success. Creed along with Norris Da Boss Windross and Jason Kaye launched the famous ‘UKG Awards’ leading to a series of national tours, spreading the UK Garage vibe.
As well as playing host to some of the biggest and best club nights, ‘Twice As Nice’, ‘Sun City’, ‘La Cosa Nostra’ and ‘Pure Silk’ to name but a few and yearly guest appearances in Ibiza & Ayia Napa.He was one of the first UKG artists to achieve chart success with ‘Good Rhymes’ & ‘We Are Da Click’ produced with fellow partners Pied Piper, Unknown MC, PSG & Valerie. The commercial success of these tunes set the way for UK Garage as a Worldwide recognised music genre and in turn lead to a catalogue of of highly successful mainstream and underground releases for Creed.
His diversity and distinctive voice has also led Creed to regular guest and presenting appearances on a diverse selection of TV shows with his acting debut in Julius Amadumes Award Winner Film ‘A Goats Tail’. And voice over commissions for ‘Ayia Napa Uncovered’, ‘Fantasy Island and ‘Flava’ Creed was not only the first UK Garage MC but also the voice of a movement. Starting Vocal Fusion’ A specialist UK booking agency for MC’s. Providing MC workshops and introducing up & coming artists to the industry with the Vocal Fusion competition albums,the winner of the first vocal fusion being Miss Dynamite.
Known for his senior youth work he heavily supports and contributes to several community projects. He works in partnership with local councils to deliver DJ & MC workshops, and the management of ‘Anti Knife & Gun’ workshops. In 2012 MC Creed joined Worldclass Management and the partnership has played host to several new projects including the long awaited ‘Vocal Fusion 4 Album’, accompanied by a National tour.