Biography

Born in august 1974 under the sign of the Leo ascendant Sagittarius cant live without music, ladies and smoked chicken Manoo began his carreer in 1995 in Lyon .His musical culture at this time included a wide range of styles: Hip-hop(De la soul ,A Tribe called Quest),Afro-beat (Fela Kuti, high life music…)and more specifically House music. He built himself a strong reputation as a Dj ,and more precisely for his capacity to dig out hot and exclusive tracks. In 1996 he became resident of the Ambassade known in France for having amazing sets and regularly hosted famous DJs. Thats how Manoo got the opportunity to heat the crowd for stars such as: David Morales; Kerri Chandler ;Todd Terry; Little Louie Vega; Dimitri from Paris; Dj Deep ;Saint Germain Thanks to his passionate and burning sets ,he gained week after week a larger and devoted following.

As a dj , Manoo is undoubtedly one of the greatest talent and a rising star of the French House community. In 2001,he made his first attempt as a producer. He started the Rodamaal project with his friends Alex and Rocco. Their first release love island on Jazz-up records obtained the press and Djs approval. This furthered their reputation and led Ben Watt -Everything but the girl , who is now a Dj and a label manager-to sign them on his own label BuzzinFly records. So they released the track Musica Feliz Rodamaal feat Nicinha on the English label. Manoo also made his solo debut on the same label the weeks after. In 2003 Manoo worked with Allen another Dj in Lyon. This first co-production proved to be a success too. Recognizing his talent Dj Deep managed to expose commercially the track The good reason .This co-production released on the excellent Parisian label Basenotic was played for months by DJs like Deep of course ,Laurent Garnier, Little Louie Vega , Dj Grégory , Llorca , David Duriez and many more 2004-2005 were also busy years including a co-production for Buzzin Fly records with a friend: Manoo & Francois A (6 in the morning & New life),a 4-tracks on Dj Deeps Label(Deeply rooted house records)…a new Rodamaal Remix for several artists and the outline of his solo album. Manoo:I was made for house music and music is my house.My motto is dance or die,when I see people standing still during my sets I feel like beat the shit out of them!


Discographie:
Sir james “baby”- Private party vol1 compilation universal
Rodamaal “Love Island” - Jazz-up records
Allen & Manoo ” Good reason “- Basenotic records
Rodamaal Feat Nicinha” Musica Feliz ” -Buzzin fly records
Manoo & Francois A ” 6 in the mornin ” - Buzzin fly records
Manoo ” the ep ” - Deeplyrootedhouse records
Unity ” i love u” manoo & francois A remix - Buzzin fly records
Subjekt “step back” manoo & francois A remix - Freerange records
Rodamaal “insomnia”- Buzzin fly records
Manoo & Francois A ” traffic ep ” - Buzzin fly records
Manoo ” the roots ep ” - Realtone records
Manoo “oh yes “- Deeplyrootedhouse records
Kayot ” clear sky ” manoo & francois A remix - Buzzin fly records
Manoo ” kodjo ” - Deeplyrootedhouse records
Manoo ” agoè ep “- Earthrumental music
Dennis Ferrer ” church lady ” rodamaal remix - Defected records
Guy J ” Agent Blue ” Rodamaal remix - Azuli records
Manoo & Francois A ” magnetic ep ” - Buzzin fly records
Manoo ” joparish ” - Deeplyrootedhouse records
Justin Martin ” nightowl ” manoo & francois A remix - Buzzin fly records
Osunlade feat divine essence “my reflection ” manoo stella remix
Manoo ” this is a test ep “- Earthrumental music
Manoo ” Abyss Ep ” - Deeplyrootedhouse records
Jacob Soubeiga ” Da na ma ” Manoo remix-Offering records
Mzee ” Mahuwelele ” manoo rmx - Ocha records

Edited by Huggoboss on 26 Dec 2008, 15:42

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