Hailing from Northwest London, Ian Greenidge (aka Donae'o) grew up listening to rap, Afrobeat, and Caribbean music, and had a fondness for the likes of 2Pac, Notorious B.I.G., and D'Angelo instilled a desire to emulate his idols. Donae'o released his first single, Falling, in 2002, a mix of U.K. garage, R&B, and hip-hop; the single was followed by the release My Philosophy (Bounce).
Shola Ama is one of Britain's most successful R&B artists, her debut album Much Love sold over 1 million copies scoring Shola 2 top five singles with 'You Might Need Somebody' and 'You're The One I Love'. The success of "Much Love" culminated in 2 MOBO award wins and 2 Brit Awards.
Wookie, the renowned producer and remixer is widely regarded as one of the most influential founding fathers of UK Garage. He began his musical career releasing classics such as “Scrappy”, “Down On Me” and “Storm” through his own label ManChu Recordings. After signing to the production collective Soul II Soul, Wookie (real name Jason Chue) released his seminal self-titled album.