Grant Nelson

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Grant Nelson
Also known asWishdokta
BornApril 1971 (1971-04) (age 50)
London, England
OriginLondon, England
GenresHouse, UK garage, drum and bass, breakbeat hardcore, happy hardcore
Years active1986–present
LabelsSwing City Records, Nice 'N' Ripe
Associated actsMis-Teeq, 24 Hour Experience, Ambassadors of Swing, DJ Vibes, Madasun, N'n'G

Grant Nelson (born April 1971 in London),[1] also known as Wishdokta, Bump & Flex and N'n'G, is an English DJ, remixer and record producer.[2] In the 1990s, inspired by producers such as Masters at Work, MK and Eddie Perez,[3] he played an important role in the development of the UK garage genre.[1]

Hit singles on the UK charts as Bump & Flex include "Long Time Coming" (UK #73, UK Dance #3) and "Got Myself Together" (UK #84, UK Dance #3),[4] and as one half of N'n'G, he scored a No. 12 and No. 1 Dance hit with "Right Before My Eyes" in 2000.

Popular Bump & Flex remixes include Mis-Teeq's "B with Me" (UK #5), James Brown's "Funk on Ah Roll" (UK #40, UK Dance #1), Indo's "R U Sleeping" (UK #31, UK Dance #3)[5] and the Steppers Dub of Nelson's "Step 2 Me" (featuring Jean McClain; UK #92, UK Dance #7).[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "RA: Grant Nelson". Resident Advisor. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  2. ^ Flick, Larry (8 August 1998). "Dance Trax". Billboard. Retrieved 20 January 2011.
  3. ^ Urban, Rees (6 April 2011). "Grant Nelson: The 5 Magazine Interview".
  4. ^ "BUMP & FLEX | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company". Officialcharts.com.
  5. ^ "INDO | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company". Officialcharts.com.
  6. ^ "GRANT NELSON FT JEAN MCCLAIN | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company". Officialcharts.com.

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