Born and raised in Camden London, 28 year old Charlie began his career as an MC with a radio show on the leading London pirate station, Raw FM before starting to write, produce and record his own records. In 2007 he started capturing his life as an independent British Rap artist on film with his online weekly show ‘Being Charlie Sloth.’ Combining reportage, guest stars, comedy skits and hidden camera pranks, the show was picked up by World Star Hip Hop and has gone on to become the most viewed weekly online Hip Hop show in the world averaging over 1 million views a week. He won the Most Original Video at the CraveFest Awards held in Canada It has also helped Charlie cement a career in TV Broadcasting presenting shows for Channel 4 and MTV Base.
In 2010 Sloth joined the BBC 1Xtra line up with the Friday Hip hop Mix and their Saturday morning show before landing his current prime drive time weekday slot on the station. A few years later (in 2013) he took over Radio 1’s legendary Saturday night Hip-Hop/Rap show from Tim Westwood, positioning him as the new premier tastemaker for Hip-hop in the UK. Immediately making his mark on the show - which soon became the most listened to radio show on BBC Radio 1Xtra - Sloth imported his seminal ‘Fire in the Booth’ slot which showcases freestyles from the finest MCs from the UK and across the Globe.
The DJ has been putting in work for many years and has always been at the forefront of championing emerging artists in the urban music scene. In 2014, Charlie Sloth launched his first compilation instalment Hood Heat Vol. 1, released by Virgin Records. Hood Heat Vol. 1 featured his authoritative selection on the year’s finest Hip-hop and Grime cuts. Vol. 2 is set for release December 11th 2015, with released tracks ‘Riding’ & ‘Pressure’ making waves in the streets.