Tricky D has been a breakbeat ambassador since the early 90′s and is one of Berlin’s first underground Jungle DJs and Activists.
Tricky got involved in Berlin’s cult underground club “In Eimer” and met up with Mez. They became members of the first German live Jungle band Elektronauten, when creativity was faster than bureaucracy.
The following years were filled with touring, djing, studio work and releasing music under different names.
In 2001 he opened the Tricky Tunes Record Store @ Mainzer Str 8, 10247 Berlin specialising in Jungle, D ‘n B, Reggae and cutting-edge Breakbeats.
In 2002, he spent some time in Jamaica, where he and Mez did recording sessions with local vocalists, and decided to start their own record label: Tricky Tunes. Their releases have featured many international vocal talents such as Daddy Freddy, Labrador , Lyrical Banton, Por Razones De Estado, Bongo Chilly, Soultrain, Brother Culture,…