Going back as far as the 90’s Dj Dodge’s name can be found on legendary UK club flyers and records (CD’s) of some of your favorite old skool artists. It really started with a few rap demos and an Island Records contract in 91,this turned into recording an album for Island (see credits page) and a European tour with full live band. After that period Dj Dodge became a full time Producer and mixer where over a 7 year period he added his signature soulful sound to over 150 label released Productions. Artists like Jill Scott,Erykah Badu,D’Angelo,Beverly Knight plus more all got a sonic boost from Dj Dodge. In 2007 he moved to Los Angeles where he now lives comfortably with his wife,he has two children.
Fuelled by passion and love Dj Dodge aka Roger Drakes has managed to keep creative throughout the many changes of a 28 years career,he now incorporates the many creative experiences he’s mastered to deliver exceptional quality to a slew of satisfied clients. Dj’in remains an integral part of his creative output, adding music to most projects in one way or another, his valued vinyl collection is still intact and contains some very sought after soul/funk classics.
Through his Real Estate career in Los Angeles he also does property photography and hi def drone video shoots for many Agents in LA. Roger attributes his Christian faith to living a level headed life and being able to handle any storm that comes his way. He’s spoken on UK TV, Colleges and Universities on music and spoke in the UK House Of Parliament on youth crime. (see Philanthropy)
“Anyway I can help a situation for good,I just do it” he explains. Explore the site and enjoy – Thanks for visiting