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Apple Music’s ‘Fire in the Booth’ Expands into Germany

Apple Music is expanding Fire in the Booth, the popular freestyle rap platform created by hip-hop DJ Charlie Sloth, into Germany.

Rap continues to rule the charts in Germany and starting from 16th May, the rap show, which has amassed over 1.4 billion views (across Apple Music and YouTube), will launch on Apple Music in Germany presented by DJ Maxxx.

Commenting on the launch, Charlie Sloth said: “I’m super excited that the Fire in the Booth brand is launching in Germany. There is so much talent in Germany right now and it will give the artist community a platform to showcase their skills to the world. I feel that DJ Maxxx is the right person to bring that authenticity as the host.”

Watch the Germany’s first Fire in the Booth, featuring Summer Cem’s freestyle, hosted by DJ Maxxx below:

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Enter the DJ Competition for Charlie Sloth’s New Single ‘Flavours’

Charlie Sloth is one of the worlds most renowned rap and hip-hop DJ’s and the mastermind behind the internationally successful Fire In The Booth. In the past year he has released records with the likes of Gunna, Polo G, Abra Cadabra, Kelvyn Colt & Deno.

In association with DJcity he’s announced a DJ competition for his new single “Flavours” featuring JUAI. Join the challenge #ChangeTheMood for a chance to win £1000 cash.

To enter, post a video on Instagram with the best reaction to Charlie’s new single “Flavours”whether it’s in the club, festival, house party, be as creative as you want. You must include the following hashtags & @’s in your post:

#ChangeTheMoodChallenge @CharlieSloth @JuaiOfficial @GrimeyLimey

Entries are due by Monday 23rd August at midnight GMT. DJcity will announce the winner on Tuesday 24th August.

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Related Post: Charlie Sloth Signs To Roc Nation

Charlie Sloth Signs To Roc Nation

Producer, DJ and presenter Charlie Sloth announces his partnership to Jay-Z’s founded company, Roc Nation after his release of “Purple” featuring US rapper Polo G and singer/songwriter Deno.

Check out the track above and download “Purple” on DJcity.

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‘MikiDz Podcast’: The Charlie Sloth Interview

On this week’s episode of the MikiDz Podcast, UK radio personality Charlie Sloth pays the crew a visit. They discuss his come up on BBC Radio 1, his Fire In The Booth freestyle sessions, the London club scene, and more.

Watch the MikiDz Podcast above. It is also available on Apple Podcasts, Mixcloud, and Spotify.

The MikiDz Podcast is a talk-show that discusses news and topics in the DJ and nightlife industries. It is hosted by MikiWAR, DJ Dainjazone, and DJ Rell. The MikiDz Show, which is also hosted by Miki and Dainjazone, features live performances from the world’s most-skilled DJs.

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Charlie Sloth Leaves BBC for Apple Music

Drake and Charlie Sloth

Drake and Charlie Sloth
Drake and Charlie Sloth (Source: BBC)

Charlie Sloth, one of the leading hip-hop radio DJs in the UK, has announced that he’s leaving BBC Radio for Apple Music.

Sloth, who has been with the network for a decade, has hosted shows on Radio 1 and 1Xtra. His rap freestyle segment “Fire in the Booth” is globally renowned. The segment has featured appearances from Drake, Stormzy, Big Shaq, and many more.

It hasn’t been revealed what his role at Apple Music will be, but there is speculation that he will be hosting a new show on Beats 1 and contributing to the platform’s playlists.

Sloth isn’t the only BBC host to leave for Apple Music. In 2015, Zane Lowe departed the network to launch a show on Beats 1.

Sloth posted the following message on Instagram:

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After almost 10 years of dedicating my life to BBC radio 1xtra & Radio 1 and achieving everything I set out to I’ve decided the time has come to leave the BBC and seek a new challenge. I want to thank everybody who has listened to me over the years and supported me in everything I have done I love you and the journey continues. I also want to say a huge thank you to the following people for always believing in me and supporting me while at the Bbc. Dellessa James Alex lawless Carlene Morlese Rob little john Julie Shepherd Rebecca frank Joe Harland Rhys Hughes Lim La Richards Janine kempadoo Hermet Chadha Rachal Mcalroy Alex Rata Lucy Hickling And especially Ben cooper for being a great leader and for giving me all the opportunities he has to prove myself I’m forever grateful I hope all my colleagues at 1xtra and radio 1 keep up the amazing work it’s been an incredible place to work and I’m honoured to have done so. I joined the BBC as a boy and I leave as a man. Together we have created some moments that will live forever. Charlie Sloth ❤️❤️❤️❤️ ANNOUNCEMENT ON WHATS NEXT COMING SOON ❤️

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Watch Charlie Sloth’s Live Set at 1Xtra’s Takeover in Ibiza

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Last weekend seen the BBC on the lively Balearic island of Ibiza. UK’s recognised urban DJ, Charlie Sloth dropped a live set at the BBC Radio 1Xtra Takeover at Ibiza Rocks.

He dropped a half-hour DJ set consisting of UK and US hip hop, afrobeats, and a selection of throwbacks.

Watch Charlie’s set above.

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Charlie Sloth Interview With DJ Dubl

London’s DJ Dubl sat down with Charlie Sloth to talk about his new album “The Plug”, which he produced himself and features the biggest names in UK rap and grime, as well as diversifying the sound of the album, bringing in afrobeat artists, making RnB and even producing a reggae record with Donaeo and Konshens!

Charlie also talks about balancing his career in music with being a Dad, working 18 hour days, and how he went from being broke and living in a shed to being the powerhouse in UK rap that he is today. Watch his interview above.

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Charlie Sloth on ‘Branding’

UK Hip Hop & Grime DJ, Charlie Sloth spoke at the BBC R1 Academy in Devon on why branding was the most important tool to his success. Talked on how branding played a key part from knowing his target audience, his identification through clothing and much more.
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