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For Kwan it all began in the 80s, when Afrika Bambaataa and A Tribe Called Quest, his earliest musical memories, ended up influencing the path of one of the most renowned Portuguese DJs who is celebrating a 20 year career in 2018. While still very young, he began mixing rock in a first phase, followed by all the records he could find, developing a passion for crate digging and vinyl. His involvement with the hip-hop scene was inevitable and took place during the 90s, having officially focused on scratching from 1998. Two years later he joined Mundo Complexo, a project where he released three records and enabled him to step onto stages the length and breadth of Portugal. In 2006 he teamed up with DJ Ride and won the Portuguese scratching championship, followed by a third place in the world championship in Poland, the first Portuguese to have achieved this feat. For Kwan, hip-hop is the springboard for a journey that travels through other musical universes such as R&B, soul, funk, future beats, or bass music. His technique, reading of the dance floor and interaction with the public are the paste that binds all of this uniquely. Be it in solo DJ sets or as part of his various projects, he has made his way through the main Portuguese clubs, venues and festivals, besides Angola, Spain, Andorra, and the UK. He is one of the official DJs of Mega Hit, where he broadcasts monthly the Kwan Radio Show. Released in 2015, “Good Things Don't Come Easy”, which includes vocals by Valete and Filipe Gonçalves, co-production by Lhast and bass by Francisco Rebelo (Orelha Negra), was Kwan's first solo track.