Big Boss Man formed in November 1998, Their sound is a hip Heavy Hammond hybrid of pop, 6T's R'n'B / Latin soul and funk. The Band consists of: Nasser Bouzida a.k.a “the Bongolian” on Organ and Percussion, Scott Milsom on bass, guitar is provided by Trevor Harding. Early 1999 they got themselves a gig at the renowned "Blow Up", then situated at the Wag club London, as usual the club was packed and the crowd absolutely loved the Big Boss Sound. They were then immediately signed up to the clubs very own "Blow Up" record label. The first release can be found on V2 Blow Up compilation "Blow Up A Go-Go" with the demo version of the track Humanize, (recorded in the bands very own Ramshackle studios).
2008 Big Boss Man are working with
producer Nick Terry on their 3rd LP “as yet untitled”
set for release in autumn on Blow Up records.
2006-7 BIG BOSS MAN's
'Party 7' was featured in NIKE WORLD FOOTBALL '06 CAMPAIGN! Nike
used the Big Boss Man track 'Party 7' taken from their first album
'Humanize' in the ad entitled 'Henry' featuring Thierry Henry and Eric
Cantana. This advert was broadcasted World-wide and sparked a 10 date
tour of Germany in March, European festival dates and a mini-tour of
2005 and the band released their 2nd album on Blow Up records entitled "Winner". Radio play in France secured the boys a 12 date tour of the country in the spring. BBM also returned to Spain for 16 date tour in the autumn which included a second national TV appearance on the Spanish television show "Radio 3".
2004 Big Boss Man remixed
"the Mod Father " Paul Weller's single "the Bottle." which went
straight in to the UK top 20 Two special ltd edition versions (vocal and
instrumental) were released It fast became a collectors item.
In 2003 the short movie "Sweet" staring BBC's "The Mighty Boosh", received its debut television broadcast in the UK and France. The band provide the sound track and make a guest appearance, It was a cult hit in France - where Big Boss Man headlined nights at the Aucard de Tours festival and Cosmic trip festival. A two week tour of Spain took in headline cult festival slots, club gigs and ended on a high note with a sell out show at Madrid's Sala Caracol venue.
2002 saw the punks of Hammond, Fuzz & Bongo Beat "Big Boss Man" embark on a triumphant tour of continental Europe to promote their debut album "Humanize". The tour included 3 weeks in Spain, 2 weeks in Germany, visits to Moscow, Venice and 2 weeks in France including the le rock dans tousses etats festival in Evreux where the band played to 10,000 people. When the band returned from the tour, they continued to disgrace themselves around England & Scotland and were also asked to rework and remix tracks for Japanese sensation Mansfield for his Golden Hour album and provided a reworking of 60's/70's Euro-cult TV theme Robbi-Tobbi...For Germany's Diggler Records.
2001 The compilation put together
by XFM (London radio station) in aid of the Big Issue Foundation
features artists such as Belle and Sebastian, The Webb Brothers, Eels,
Teenage Fan club and Saint Etienne. Also Look out for the December issue
of Later with compilation CD "The later lounge 2", featuring the band's
single "Sea groove".