Friday Drive

Friday 4-6pm with Ian ‘Beatmaster’ Wright


Ian ‘Beatmaster’ Wright: Promoter and Radio presenter has been DJing for over 16 years. Originally from the south of England, he was then based in the Midlands for 10 years where he became part of the ‘Off The Hook’ Sound System. In 2012 Beatmaster relocated to Auckland, New Zealand.

After Djing and pumping big beats, breaks and hip hop into UK. club nights such as; ‘Good Bye Cruel World’ and the out-standing ‘BUSH’ club nights, Beatmaster became a part of the now legendary ‘Off The Hook’ club night. This brought the best in live funk and hip hop to Derby, UK. Beatmaster supported; Souls Of Mischief, Ugly Duckling, People Under The Stairs … but to name a few.

BeatMaster now carries on this Hip Hop legacy with the bastard son of ‘Off The Hook’ the ILL BEHAVIOUR Radio Show, where he plays a mix of uptempo Hip Hop, Nu Funk Breaks & Mash Up’s.

Over the years Beatmaster has performed with, and supported, some of the best DJ’s in the world including; Andy Smith, DJ skully, Mr Thing, DJ Noize, First Rate, and 3x DMC World Team Champs C2C and many more.


Occasional special guest DJ Sulu aka Daniel Weetman is vocalist, MPC pusher and percussionist from The Black Seeds. 15 years in TBS has exposed Daniel to many great bands first hand touring the world and now he has also put these  influences into DJing. Afrobeat, funk, hip hop, reggae and dub are but a few of the flavours he would love your ears to taste. Hahaha I wrote this about myself so enough of my crap in third person, it’s weird!!  Enjoy the end of the working week with Beatmaster & SuLu X


Cloudcasts by beatmasterwright on Mixcloud

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  • Friday - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

1 Response

  1. Gregory Dunbar says:

    just herd funk ferret on the show when is he playing in christchurch

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