A part of the mid-'80s London soul scene with his friend Jazzie B
, Kid Batchelor
began working in house tracks in 1987 during his DJ sets at the legendary Hedonism club nights. In the late '80s, he recorded with Keith Franklin (KCC
) as Bang the Party
; the duo released the first quality British house records, including "Jacque's Theme," "Release Your Body" and "Bang Bang, You're Mine."