Brutha Basil was mentored by iconic pioneers, Larry Levan (whom he shared a residency with at The Choice in NYC) and “The Godfather Of House” Frankie Knuckles.
As the artist “Basil HardHaus" his release are Underground classics Nu Groove. And in the 1990’s his release propelled the now iconic label King Street Sounds, and his music has been instrumental to what’s now known as the Afro House genre.
Brutha Basil has collaborated multiple times with Grammy Winner DJ Louie Vega, recording the classic “Freedom Of Dance (Its The Beat)” and “Deep Belief”. Multiple successes on the Quantize label with DJ’s Spen, Mark Francis and with Francis on Groove Odyssey.
Brutha Basil has credits on two #1 albums worldwide recently on Stacy Kidd’s “Night Life” chart topper with “Imagine Life Without Music”. And in 2019 already Brutha Basil has 4 top ten singles, and accomplished the coveted fete in 3 different genres Afro House, Soulful House & Deep House.
The recent top 10 “Time Stays Tickin’” was a popular collaboration with Oakland native Coflo. There soon to be release single “The Blueprint” will as well crossover into multiple genres when release.
Brutha Basil has multiple release coming in time for ADE in these next few weeks. The first with the hot #1 DJ|Producer and Union Records own Peppe Citarella of Italy ??. As well a heater coming with DJ|Producer Hatha of Australia ?? that will be featured at Amsterdam Dance Event ADE as well on DJ|Producer Atjazz label.
In addition Brutha Basil’s upcoming project with Pasqua Records Maurice “Mr. Eclectic” Easter and Pasqua SA Records George Lesley. And a feature coming soon with superstar DJ|Producer FNX Omar of Morocco ??.