EXCALIBAH : MUSIC
In 2001, at the age of 19, Matthew became the first DJ to join the new digital Black Music station from the BBC- BBC Radio 1Xtra. He was recruited from his award winning pirate radio show on Juice FM.
As Excalibah he has played most major festivals in the UK including Glastonbury and has held residencies at some of the most prestigious clubs including Ministry of Sound, Fabric and clubs across Europe and the UK. He has supported an array of international artists
including; ?uestlove, Kano, Plan B, De La Soul, Naughty by Nature, Talib Kweli, and Grandmaster Flash.
Known for promoting UK rappers under the pseudonym DJ Excalibah, he won Best Radio Show and Best Radio Presenter in the hip-hop press for his BBC 1Xtra show Tales From The Legend in 2003, 2004 and 2005 giving airplay to artists such as Estelle, Professor Green, Example, and Plan B. He also covered shows for the legendary John Peel on BBC Radio 1.
Excalibah performed for a global audience of over a billion as a headline DJ at the London 2012 Paralympic Opening Ceremony.
In 2022 Matthew was invited to join the judging panel representing the United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest.