How did you get your initial start in music?
We started in music on reggae sound systems in the early 80’s , we dj’d ( dj was the mc in those days) on various sound system but the sound we was most known for is unity sound
What would be your ultimate aim in the industry?
We just wanna make good music and perform to our fans , we’ve done near enough everything , chart success is not a issue to us were just happy to have been in the business as long as we have
How long have you been writing your own music?
From the beginning we been writing our own lyrics
Who are your top three influences and why?
We don’t have a top 3 influences but we do have a vast array of reggae artists that influenced us as it was the style of chatting on the mic that we picked up from listening to these artist , there’s to many to mention
Is there anything you would like people to know about your current release?
Vigilante our current release is out now on all leading download sites , it features spyda , he’s from Nottingham and is a jungle/dnb artist that we have done previous work with before
Where are you based and what’s your local scene like? Any favouritevenues?
We are based in Hackney , the scene is very healthy at the moment , lots of massive parties and small venues as well every week including some mid week parties , festivals as well , favourite venues would be 02 arena and coronet
Who else can you recommend from your local scene for people to have a listen to?
We would recommend you listen to RaggaTwinsCrew(RTC) we on koollondon.com every Thursday 9-11pm , Dj Brockie , Kenny Ken , Jumping Jack Frost , Navigator , Eksman , Harry Shotta , Stormin , Skibadee , Shabba , Funsta , Spyda , there’s many more to mention a lot of good Dj’s and Mc’s in our scene.
Give our readers a round up of where they can find you online and hear more of your music.
Twitter is @TheRaggaTwins @Raggatwinz (Flinty) @Raggatwinzz (Deman) same goes for Instagram , we got Ragga Twins Crew and Ragga Twins Facebook fan pages and our website is being done as we speak , you can also watch footage of performances on our YouTube The Ragga Twins