Textures | Hagan
Self-proclaimed percussion obsessive, South-London-raised, British-Ghanaian Producer and DJ Hagan has long been recognised in the underground electronic scene as one of the most exciting fusionists. His musical journey began at just 6 years old, gifted instruments for his birthday, he also gained an early education in Ghanaian music with the sounds of Ebo Taylor, Gyedu Ambollley, Pat Thomas, Kojo Antwi filling his home. A passion for rhythm was instilled in him from a young age, he gravitated towards percussion, playing the Drums, Congas, and Djembes at church and didn’t stop.
Renowned for his beginnings in UK Funky, over the last years, Hagan has truly honed his craft. Exploring the intersection of UK club music and African percussive heritage, Hagan boldly blends elements of Afro-House, Highlife, Hiplife, Afrobeat, UK Funky, Jazz, UK Garage, Funk Carioca, Gqom and more with UK club sounds. Already a firm favourite in the scene, releasing on Push and Run, Future Bounce, Gobstopper and more and turning out star-making mixes for the likes of DJ Mag, Stamp the Wax, Electronic Beats, he’s also gained support from BBC R1, Resident Advisor, Mixmag, NTS and more.