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African FM Breakfast
with Piers Mettrick


Additional Info

The master himself hits the airwaves with a 2 hour 'Smokin hot' session of dancehall and reggae tunes every Thursday at 1pm Eastern / 10am Pacific - live and direct from the UK.  Turn up the volume loud!.



Making your mark in the UK as a DJ is a task many have tried but also a task many have failed at...

None of that applies to Young Lion though who has been making his well known mark on the UK Dancehall scene not only as a DJ but also as a pioneer of the movement, bringing it to the forefront of the music industry in full force! From mixing and blending exclusive riddims for 3 hours straight on his Dancehall mix show on national radio for over 8 years; making his listeners buss a whine at crazy hours of the morning, to linking up with some of the most influential Dancehall acts the world has seen. From Beenie Man, Vybz Kartel, Mavado, Shaggy... to name just a few! 

But lets not get it twisted; Young Lion isn't just a Dancehall DJ. Noooooooooo! Originally from Bristol, this guy is globe trotting too, being booked to play around the world in Jamaica, Italy, Gambia, Switzerland etc (the list goes on….) Not just as a Dancehall DJ, but as a well established, well known and well respected urban music DJ with the ability to mix & blend any genre of music getting any crowd on a serious Young Lion vibe!

Being introduced to the music scene at the tender age of 9 by his radio presenter Dad "RasB" who used to give him the last 10mins of his show to play a few tunes (awwwww)...
By age 13 he was given the opportunity to shine with his own radio show.......Young Lion was born!

Being completely in love with the music scene from such a young age, it was only right for Young Lion to join a sound system right? So he did!!

Regarded by many as being one of the UK's best Dancehall & Urban music DJs, winning 'The Big Eye' & 'Air Jamaica' South West No.1 Radio DJ, to having a weekly show on the UK's leading black music station and being booked to play consistently around the UK is a tough job to have.

Imagine all of that and having a serious job on the side! All of that on top of trying to stay relevant is not something many would be willing to do. But having a love and passion for music is also something not many have.


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  • Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.