Tha 4orce’s career has embodied hip hop culture from the very beginning. He started his career with Ronin, hip hop crew of the late 1980’s where he saw national success with their single ’Who Got The Last Laugh’. His career progressed from a label deal with Virgin back to a more successful time with Ronin which stretched to the US when Tha 4orce tore up a performance with Boogie Down Productions in New York and garnered much love from the US music industry. Tha 4orce progressed into music production and engineering. His various remix and production credits include: Amy Winehouse, Sugababes Ms Dynamite, Reef, Oleta Adams, Phoebe One, Foxy Brown, Blackstreet, LL Cool J, Common, Gravediggers, Busta Rhymes and Alkaholiks. Steve has also completed many album projects with artists such as; Nash who’s debut album the chancer sold 40,000 units worldwide in 2001,Izzi Dunn (String arranger for gorillas), Noel McKoy and Poynt Blak, as well as his own solo albums. In 2000, the launch of Sacha Baron Cohen’s controversial character, Ali G, landed 4orce a role on the Friday night show ’Da Ali G Show’ on Channel4. He was the fast-talking DJ, whose flawless performance on the decks led people asking ’Who’s the 4orce’?!
Fast forward to 2006 and Steve ’Tha 4orce’ Ellington then became a DJ on Itch FM, an full time presenter on MTV along side Emma Griffith and voice-over artist for MTV/MTV Base, Trouble (TV),Kiss FM, CBBC, as well as various adverts and recently providing the beats to the recent K-Swiss 2006 campaign.
Tha 4orce feels more than confident that his long awaited album with BBE called Mind Tha Gap Anthems set for release in March 2008,
Will firmly secure his place as a 4orce to be reckoned within in the world of music, and claim his title as the best Mc/Producer the world has ever scene.