TYREE COOPER (Supa Dupa Rec., Systematic, Ovum, Pearls Booking)


Growing up on the streets of Chicago’s South Side Tyree Cooper discovered his love for the soul music of the 60ies. Tyree Cooper is now regarded as one of the most influential artists in the international house scene. Already looking back to a respectable discography (D.J. International - that was in 1986. The first 12" – “I Fear The Night“ (with female vocalist 'Chic') - promptly became an underground classic in Chicago. Other hits followed: “Acid Over“(1988), “Turn Up The Bass“ (1988/89),“'Let's Get Hyped“ (feat. Kool Rock Steady, 1989), “Let the Music Take Control“(1989) and “Hardcore Hip House“ (1989).......) Cooper founded his own label in 2002: Supa Dupa Recordings. Later one of the most important hip house tunes was released on Epic/ Sony Music with the original and some new remix versions: “Turn Up The Bass“, which is surely one of the most important hip house tracks of all times. Other remixing highlights and hits were undoubtedly Fast Edde “Yo! Yo! Get Funky“, “It`s Alright” from the Pet Shop Boys and the Mixmasters “In the Mix“ which was featured in Madonna’s Truth or Dare. True to the scene Tyree still lives in Chicago spreading his roots also in Europe’s exciting capitol Berlin - doing what he does best...