Base FM Friday Drive host Ian ‘Beatmaster’ Wright has been a hip hop, funk and breaks DJ for over 20 years. Originally from the south of England, Beatmaster relocated to Auckland, New Zealand in 2012. Back in the UK he was part of the ‘Off The Hook’ Sound System, ‘Good Bye Cruel World’ and ‘BUSH’ club nights where he supported such acts as Souls Of Mischief, Ugly Duckling, People Under The Stairs, Jeru Da Damaja, Rahzel, Andy Smith, DJ skully, Mr Thing, DJ Noize, First Rate, and 3x DMC World Team Champs C2C to name but a few. Beatmaster continues to rock parties in and around New Zealand with a blend of funky Hip Hop, soul, breaks & mashups.
DJ Beatmaster can be found spinning uptempo Hip Hop, Nu Funk Breaks & Mash up’s at Chapel Bar & Bistro, Racket Bar, Red Humming Bird, Revelry and Regrooved NZ.
Plus don’t forget to tune in every week to hear Ian Beatmaster Wright on Friday Drive on Base FM 4 – 6 pm. Playing new and classic Hip-Hop as well as Funk, Afro -beat and Mash-ups. Also joining the show as co-host is Daniel Weetman (The Black Seeds) aka DJ Sulu.