Who is he – what is he about and why do I know the name?
DJ Richie Don: ‘An incredible ability to mix scratch and cut – all styles of magical music’
Fusing DMC style Hip Hop Party Breaks and R&B with crowd captivating Bassline, House and DnB with UK Garage, Club Classics & beyond for an eclectic energetic and passionate performance every single time!
Richie has played for, or endorsed some the biggest brands in the world such as;
Space Nightclub, Pacha Nightclub, Ministry of Sound, Santa Pod Raceway, V Festival, SEMA, Max Power Magazine, Mcdonalds, MTV, Deltic, Itunes, Kenwood, Pioneer, Rane (brand ambassador), Rekom, Denon, DMC, Kicker, Citronic, UDG, Stanton, DC Shoes, Vibe Audio, Serato, Sennheiser, Smoove, Nuts, Redline, Fast Car, Zoo, and DJ magazine.
With past FM radio residencies or features on: Force, FunkySX, Delight, Charge, Lush, Renegade, Elite, Essex, TKO, Pulse, Y2K, Sweet, Demand, Kiss, Radio 1 & 1xtra he knows how to command a mic with confidence like no other!
Richie caters for the portable digital generation with his Facebook Live shows, and monthly Mixes / Podcasts available at Apple Podcasts, Mixcloud , Amazon Music (Ask Alexa) and Podomatic, with combined average streams and downloads of 30-40k per episode.
Working in front of the camera, he has had TV Appearances on MTV, TMF, MTV Africa, Dave, Channel 5, Discovery Channel, ITV2 and BBC1’s Comic Relief, Men & Motors, and MTV, as part of the Pimp My Ride UK Crew.
He was also the mastermind behind the Albums: ‘Maximum Bass‘ peaking at no.3 in the album charts on Ministry Of Sound, (300k copies) & ‘Ignition‘ a cover CD for ‘Max Power‘ magazine (250k copies distributed)
Car Shows & Festivals: Continuing to headline the larger car shows around the world: Ultimate Street Car, Fast Show, Trax, Modified Nationals, BMW Show, BPM Show, Bug Jam, Performance VW, Petrolheadonism, Ace Cafe Events, Wembley Stunt Fest, Paris Tuning, Western Wheels, Players and SEMA in Las Vegas and when it comes to Festivals, Richie was honored to be asked to perform for his V Festival debut in 2016.
Deltic DJ of the year 2017: Early 2018, Richie was a runner up, in the Deltic DJ of year competition. Deltic own 65 of the biggest clubs all over the UK.
Online DMC DJ of the year 2019: Having been approved Richie competed in the ‘online DMCs‘, the true DJ’s platform amongst some of the worlds best DJs.
During the Pandemic of 2020 Covid-19 Richie lifted spirits with weekly live streams and used the opportunity to raise just under £3500 for the NHS during a 6 hour fundraiser live stream.
International Residencies: No stranger to jet lag with regular tours of Africa, Amsterdam, Ayia Napa, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Greece, Ireland, Ibiza, Kavos, Spain, South Africa and Las Vegas, he’s played the midnight slot New Years Eve for Ministry of Sound Egypt as one of his many highlights.
So far in his career, Richie has shared stages with artists such as:
Afrodite, Agent X, Aggro Santos, AJ King, Alexandra Burke, Alison Limerick, Andy C, Annie Nightingale, Annie Mac, Arrdee, Artful Dodger, B-Live, B-Young, Baby D, Basshunter, Big Narstie, Black Eyed Pease, Brandon Block, Bubba Sparks, Bugzy Malone, Busta Rhymes, Cameo, Charlie Hedges, Charlie Sloth, Chris Goldfinger, Chip, CKP, Creed, Cutmaster Swift, Colin Francis, Danny Dyer, Danny Howard, Dappy, David Guetta, Dave Pearce, Dizzie Rascal, Donaeo, Duke Dumont, Ms Dynamite, DJ EZ, Fatman Scoop, Foor, Friction, Giggs, Goldie, General Levy, Heartless Crew, Ja Rule, Jaguar Skills, James Hype, Jay 1, Jay Sean, Jameraqui, Jax Jones, Jazzy Jeff, Judge Jules, Joey Negro, JLS, Kano, Ken Block, Kenny Ken, Kojo Funds, Kyla, Labrinth, Lethal Bizzle, Luck & Neat, Macky Gee, Majestic, Mark Knight, Masterstepz, Matrix & Futurebound, MistaJam, Modestep, Montell Jordan, Mr Switch, Nathan Dawe, Neev, Ne-Yo, Nero, N-Trance, N-Dubz, Nicky Blackmarket, Not3s, Omarion, Olly Murs, Patrick Nazemi, Pendulum, Pied Piper, Prok & Fitch, Professor Green, Ps1, Punjabi MC, DJ Q, Richard Blackwood, Roll Deep, Romeo, Rozalla, Ratpack, Ragga Twins, DJ Rap, Robbie Craig, Scott Mills, Scratch Perverts, Sigala, Sigma, Sisquo, Shortee Blitz, Shy FX, Shola Ama, Skepta, SKT, Slipmatt, Snoop Dogg, Sub Focus, So Solid, DJ Spoony, T Pain, Tinchy Stryder, T2, Target, Trevor Nelson, Tim Westwood, Tinie Tempah, UK Apache, Wes Nelson, The Wideboys, Wretch 32, Wiley, Wilkinson, Young T & Bugsey, Yxng Bane, & Zane Low to name but a few…
Link with Richie’s social networks (below) for an up to the second account of his journey.