Asian Hawk, the man behind O.Love, is one of the most original turntablists operating in the world today.
Possesing not only the technical skills to hold numerous DMC titles but also the musicality to captivate and rock every audience he plays for.
His talents also extend to the studio where he is highly regarded as a beatsmith and vocalist, producing tracks for artists such as Foreign Beggers and The Disablists.
Vocal projects have included features on the Bristol based acid jazz funk group Jackson's 'Reality' EP, which has led to him becoming a seminal member of this eclectic super group.
Asian Hawk first attacked the turntables in 1998 mixing Drum'n'Bass before developing a life long love affair with HipHop and Turntablism.
By 2000 he was a resident at the legendary Moles nightclub rocking weekly shows in a homegrown group of friends called Non Compos Mentis (NCM) consisting of Rapper Gusto Fresh, and Beat Boxer and Vocalist Mo Kolours.
In 2004 Hawk formed the turntablist crew The Disablists who later that year scored their first DMC title, they quickly went on to claim the title for a record breaking 4 times for the years 2005,2006 and 2007 placing a close 2nd and 3rd in the World competitions
During that time Hawk found Himself achieving the UK number one title in 2006, countless runner up places and most recently claiming the Vice World title in the DMC online battle for 2012.
Since then Hawk has been involved in numerous projects, including running community scratch courses, to producing tracks for Boris Johnson's Transport for London campaign and working with artists such as Reginal Omas the Third.
Hawk hosts a radio show on Soul Train Radio every monday evening, as well as having radio and TV appearances on, 1xtra the Semtex show, Ras Kwame's 100% homegrown, Kiss FM with Big Ted and Shortee Blitz, BBC's Blue Peter, Channel 4's Paul O'Grady show and CCTV in China.
Hawk has performed at numerous venues and festivals across the globe, these include the flagship store of Maharishi's diffusion line MHI, DPMHI - London (www.dpmhi.com), The Hammersmith Apollo, KOKO Camden, Shepard's Bush Empire, HipHop Kemp (Prague), Mix CLub (Beijing), Q Bar (Bangkok), Pontoon (Cambodia), Boomtown & Bestival.
Particle Zoo Discography:
Zoo Keeping 2 - 'My Favourite' (PZR0012)