Fatboy Slim Discusses The Evolution Of DJ Culture And Shares 20 Years Worth Of Photos

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Fat Boy Slim Discusses The Evolution Of DJ Culture And Shares 20 Years Worth Of Photos

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Photo From The BBC Article In Pictures: 20 Years

Few artists have remained as prolific over the last two decades as Norman Cook aka Fatboy Slim. He has coined a genre (big beat), sold millions of albums and never stopped being a fantastic headlining DJ.  At a time when many big acts are now just making appearances, pumping their fists and phoning it in Cook still gives it his all. I remember standing backstage at the first Holy Ship  just after his set and seeing him fumble with a cigarette still filled with nervous energy and excitement. The guy still got all wound up after 1000s of performances and still gives it his all.

The BBC just did a nice feature on one of the last 20 years of his career with some amazing photos and insight, check it out below.

From The BBC Article In Pictures: 20 Years of Fatboy Slim

With hits like Praise You and The Rockerfeller Skank, Fatboy Slim popularised big beat in the 1990s.

Along with the Chemical Brothers and The Prodigy, he disproved the idea that dance music couldn't sell albums, and helped to establish modern DJ culture.

Twenty years later, Fatboy remains the most successful pseudonym of songwriter Norman Cook - whose other projects include The Housemartins, Beats International and Freak Power.

To celebrate two decades of dance, Cook opened up his photo album to the BBC.

Read the entire article Here