Tiger Dan, Marvelous Marv, and The Electrifying Mojo. Working his way up from roller rinks and shop bars, his first residency was in 1979 at downtown Flint’s The Copa. The 1980’s was a pivotal point in his career – disco had faded into it’s next chapter, house music, listening to DJ’s like Duane Bradley, Barry Michaelton Grant, Ken Collier, and The Wizard (Jeff Mills). In 1986, Mr. Woodward was the first DJ north of Detroit to play House music at Blackstone’s. By 1988, he was working at Detroit’s Buy-Rite Music, immersing himself into the house and techno scene. In 1992, he made the move to Detroit to further his ambitious. In 1996, he founded the Detroit Housing Commission, later becoming a co-resident at the legendary Club 246, embracing the new sounds of UK Garage.
In 1998, he brought UKG to Hamtramck’s Lush Lounge, pulling massive crowds while packing the dance floor. That same year, he started working at Eastpointe’s Melodies and Memories. While hustling records, he met DJ CDX, who introduced him to Detroit’s underground scene, becoming a pivotal member of the dubTech crew. For the next three years, his passion led to playing alongside DJ Pierre, Frankie Bones, Roy Davis Jr., Terrence Parker and the late Paul Johnson, cementing his reputation as a true Detroit legend, and The Don of UKG. The 2000’s saw major changes in the law, and dubTech disbanded, sending him on a new path, still doing gigs under the DHC banner. By 2006, internet radio called; getting involved with newdetroitradio.com, ipmradio.com, and burst radio.com (now 313.FM), where he’s currently a co host and featured DJ. He’s also a member of Deep Sessions Detroit and Toledo’s After Dark Sessions, bringing Detroit style UKG to a new generation of electronic music fans.
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