«Smokers Blend» - biography, albums, songs, video clips

Smokers Blend is the output of producer Dominic Owen from Nottingham, England. He is also the founder of record label Smokersblend.


His first record hit the streets in ‘89 under the alias Dj Quick and MC Fizal Eff. This was followed the next year with releases on the newly formed Sing a Song Records imprint, with tours through Europe including the Cookie Crew and Dj Bizznizz. 1990 saw the release of several dance 12 inches and The “Three Son’s” E.P. which featured “Pure Vibes” a number one record in Italy.


Three years since that first 12” release Dominic found himself working with ‘Hitman’ Howie Tee, in Flatbush, Brooklyn. He produced and wrote 3 songs for Little Shawn’s debut L.P. as well as songs for E.S.P, Chubb Rock and Lady Kazann and remixing A.Z, Raekwon, Spragga Benz, DeAngelo.


In 1993 Dominic recorded ‘Things Done Changed’ with the legendary “Notorious B.I.G.” which was the lead song on the classic “Ready to Die” album and in the years that followed produced music for Rakim, Lil Kim, Special Ed, PMD, as well as re-mixes for Das Efx, DeAngelo, Nonchalant and Angie Stone.


1996. Signed Publishing Deal With Warner Bros. Produced and wrote songs for Jeffrey Darnell on the Talkin Loud Record Label, Including the critically acclaimed ‘Livin On The Edge’. Produced and Recorded debut LP for Manmade a Black Grape offshoot from Manchester.


1997 Produced and wrote 3 songs for Damage’s debut L.P. including their first top 10 hit “Love to Love” and “Be My Baby” - Featuring Lil Cease from Junior Mafia fame.


The end of the 90’s saw a move into music for T.V and film including “Grandma Funk’s” documentry on Channel 4 and ‘Buggin’ for the “Space Jam” Soundtrack with Jay-Z on the Lyrics.

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