Richio suzuki one of london's finest vintage vinyl Dj's - a vetaran of 35 years . At the age of 50 ( in 2017)
He continues to play full time as a Dj although he has been involved in house , hip hop & reggae.
Richio is presently concentrating on 2 sets he can supply. One been a party set of soul- funk- disco - rare groove, Jazz-funk & classic cool retro pop & Balearic .
The other set is his legendary Hawaiian Bop set of strictly 50's & 60's Rock n roll, soul n motown , vintage ska, funk & latin all played on 7 inch vinyl .
This included classics such as as Elvis & the Beatles as well as the rare & obscure .
If your looking for Beyonce & Beiber Richio is your not your man !
But believe me when it comes to retro Classics he is the man !
A history on Richio, he started out on the dance floors in northern soul clubs of the north of England, moved onto the Dex of the jazz dance & Jazz-funk scene, came to London in '87 & of coarse discovered house music as well as rare groove .
He played on pirate radio & was heavily involved in southport weekender where by 1990 had his own techno room .. & around 93 was resident at club Uk .. By '95 he moved into the back room & bar scene & played at legendary events such as Malibu Stacey & had monthly back room residency at ministry of sound playing anything but house set !
Richio was resident is some london's most cool boutique hotels Spinin' soul - funk- hip hop - disco - & Balearic . He also spun at celebrity parties & fashion shows .
Around 2005 he hosted a popular old Skool hip hop event called HIP POP around this time he collect RUN DMC memroblia & did an exhibition & sale in an adidas store ..
He also released a couple of massive mash up 12 inch vinyl .
By 2008 his new event was the popular version excursion held at places such as east village & Ronnie Scott's- guest Dj's included Ashley Beedle - Stuart Patterson - Andy smith & Kay Suzuki - he released 3 7inch vinyl edits on this label in 2010.
Finally to the present day for the past 4 years Richio has concentrated on his biggest event to date Hawaiian Bop a full on party of 50's & 60's music ., montly at the amazing Bussey in peckham & also at Barrio Shoreditch & Barrio Brixton .. Bands have included The Top Cats & The Trojans & guest Dj's such as Keb Darge, Andy Smith, Jazzman Gerald, Eddie Pillar , Winston Smith & Bob Jones .
He has also released 3 hawaiian Bop edit 45s .
Richio continues to spin internationally recent gigs abroad include ibiza - Prague- Belguim - japan & strasbourg .