In the year 2002, Nick Haddad, known in todays nightlife as Captn20, decided to take his lifelong passion for music out of the basement and into the club. A young, energetic dj from the streets of Detroit, Michigan, Nick possesses a wide stream of musical styles, but his true passion lives in House Music. After locking down a residency, now in its fourth year at the ultra chic lounge known as The Corner in the swanky town of Birmingham, Nick began to gain ground fast in the industry holding down residencies Thursday thru Saturday at the areas most upscale nightclubs and lounges. His style and energy has put him behind the decks at every major nightclub and lounge in the Metro Area, working with the top djs and promoters in the biz. Constantly striving to be better, Nick formed a music collective known as Basement Beats Productions, just one year after his introduction to the turntables. Basement Beats has been responsible for and involved in some of the most successful events in the Metro Area. This collective has also become and umbrella for some of the most talented and versatile djs and artists in the area. You can be sure to find Basement Beats at some of the most bangin parties in town.
Keeping the throttle full on, Nick is once again taking it to the next level. While holding down residencies 3 nights a week as well as one-offs at some of the biggest events in the area, Nick is working on something much bigger. In addition to recently sharing the decks with a long time favorite of his, Judge Jules, Nick has had the opportunity to work with one of the UKs biggest upcoming talents, Hed Kandi Marbella resident dj, Nick Kimber. Kimber has recently been responsible for a summer event series in Spain called Friction which brought in House icons such as Axwell, David Guetta, Seb Fontaine, Steve Angello, Wally Lopez and more. Together, Haddad and Kimber along with another prominent UK house-head, Paul Stevens have formed the Friction World Series which guarantees to bring the best in house music to every major city from Detroit to Ibiza. With energy and flare, you can find Captn20 behind the decks dropping a unique mixture of some of the best deep, funky and techy house on the planet.