The original king of the rollers speaks about the evolution of drum & bass, from Metalheadz at Blue Note to the present day.
The original “King of the Rollers,” Scott McIlroy AKA Doc Scott is a drum & bass legend. With musical roots steeped in electro, hip-hop, techno and house, it wa …
Right around the time that he first heard Derrick May’s “It Is What It Is,” Doc Scott earned his moniker for his propensity to distribute hip-hop tapes at school in Conventry.
If you’re unfamiliar, check out Doc Scott’s long-running 31 Recordings for a cache of drum & bass’ finest.
Doc Scott’s Instagram_ is a treasure trove of vintage pics – like this one fom 1996, featuring drum & bass veteran Goldie, Gimme 5’s Michael Kopelman and Stüssy’s Shawn Stussy in Hawaii.