Kevin Forrester better known as MC Eksman is a Drum and Bass musician, originally born in Brockley, South London in 1980. Eksman started his career back in 1996 and spent many years writing, polishing his performance and enhancing his lyrics until launching himself into the forefront of the Drum and Bass scene. His first big break came in 2003, when he got he was recognised as ‘Best Newcomer’ at both industry favourite Knowledge Magazine awards as well as the Accelerated Culture awards. These two events saw his public profile take off dramatically, and raised his profile from an underground MC to many bookings for UK & International promotions. His success story continued going from from a virtual newcomer to a forefront of the scene, where in 2004 he lifted the ‘Best Lyrical MC’ title from Skibadee – an award, for which eleven thousand people had voted worldwide.
Since then Eksman has gone from strength to strength with the release in 2005 of Drive by Car, produced by Bingo head honcho DJ Zinc. Other releases included “Bad Man” on Frontline Recordings and “They Don’t Know” on D Style Recordings. This year also saw Eksman win ‘Best MC’ in the BBC Radio 1xtra Online awards and he featured as the first guest on the extremely popular radio station.