///Shift with special guest Dj Rahaan (Chicago)
Rahaan (Kat Records - Chicago)
+ Shift dj's
Jim & Tronic, itchysoul dj's and Dave Rose
Shift are extremely pleased to have on board one of the hottest underground dj's of the last couple of decades for his only 2nd UK date this year for a night of mayham at a secret Dalston location...
We never get tired of watching this clip whenever there's a mention of Rahaan;
Rahaan at Bring the Heat party - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w9CVglCTDnU
Time for Dalston to get freaky...
Shift records is a collaboration between disco lovers and party throwers, Itchysoul and Ctrl_Alt_Del, an independent record label specialising in bringing French Talent to the UK.
Shift has put on a series of hugely successful parties around London, most recently at Shoreditch’s favourite rave pub, the Horse and Groom where over the last few months shift have bought an amazing array of DJ talent to the intimate surroundings.
DJs such as Andy Blake, Richard Sen, Felix Dickinson, NY legend John Morales and Red Rack’em have all graced the decks at Shift parties.
Rahaan started mixing about 1988-89 with the Chuck Brothers doing house parties and stopped in 1990. He moved to Wisconsin, and collected records and grew a nice collection. In 1996 he moved back to Chicago.
Rahaan start hanging with Ken (afrodesia) and the Chucks. He started doing parties at this club called “the Spot” on Sundays for the whole summer of 1996.
A couple of years later he started doing loft parties with Mr.Bill, Pee Wee and friends. Then started doing guest spots for Sisterz of Vision, and Soul In The Hole.
In 2000 he got a residency at the “Budda Lounge”, a local night spot in Chicago.
He started making tracks and in 2001 he got signed to fourplay records. He started putting mixes on various websites like Deep House Page and Bring The Heat and gained attention. Then he started doing Bring The Heat parties and videos got out on the web.
Since then, Rahaan’s skills on the turn-tables has allowed him to travel and gain notoriety world wide.
So far he’s been to Belgium, England, Spain, Japan, Scotland and Ireland.
He has also performed at the 2008, Southport Weekender 42.
At this time you can find some of his edits on the Jisco Music and Kat labels.
He is currently working on remakes for other labels.