Contactmusic.com recently caught up with Tim Westwood to chat about his new album, radio 1 and what else he's been up to!
Westwood is the most recognized urban DJ of the decade. He is regarded as the most influential figure in hip hop in Europe and as a pioneer of the UK scene.
Westwood on Radio One is the top ranked hip hop show in the UK.Pimp My Ride UK is the most successful MTV UK production of all time and the second highest rated show in the history of MTV Europe,and is shown in every country in the world (except America) including Africa, India, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Holland, Italy, Germany, Poland, Turkey, Israel, Eastern Europe, Australia, Korea, Indonesia, Singapore, Fiji, Hong Kong & Macau, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Vietnam and Mongolia. Pimp My Ride UK accounts for 20% of the total MTV UK audience.
He has sold over 3 million albums to date with the biggest selling urban compilation in history. Westwood DJs in the clubs to over 350,000 people a year. CEO of Justice Entertainment, an independent production company.
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