Kickin Records

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Kickin Records is an independent record label founded by Peter Harris in 1988 that helped pioneer early rave music.[1] The record label released music by artists including The Scientist (recording artist), Shut Up and Dance, Blak Prophetz and Messiah, "as well as pioneering the careers of Grant Nelson, DJ Hype, Phil Asher, Matthew “Bushwhacka” B, Dominic B of the Stanton Warriors) and Rennie Pilgrem".[1]

The recording company eventually added the Slip 'n' Slide, Hardleaders, Stoned Asia (headed up by DJ Pathaan)[2] and Slip 'n' Slide Blue labels, "and also had a publishing arm in the form of Haripa Music Publishing in 1990."[1][2] Other recording artists included Wishdokta and Zero Zero.

Carl Collins gave an interview about some of the recording efforts at Kickin Records and its affiliated labels.[3]

Harris died in 2008, survived by his partner Cleon Roberts and three daughters, Jada, Yasheen and Neomi.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b c d Ben Cardew Kickin Records founder and independent champion Peter Harris has died. January 9, 2008 Music Week
  2. ^ a b c Shunji Kickin Records founder dies International News 21st Jan, 2008 In The Mix
  3. ^ interview Urbnet

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