Who is DJ Precious?
DJ Precious was born Leanne Pearce on the windy docks of Cardiff’s Tiger Bay in Wales. From a very early age, Precious developed an in incredible ear for the drums and bass of club music, which honed her early craft… very quickly she adopted the SL 1200’s at the tender age of 13.
Almost a teenager, Precious was sharing her bedroom with a wide collection of vinyl which ranged from R&B, Rare Groove, Disco Funk, Soul and House classics.
In a very short time of spinning tunes in the various towns of Cardiff, her skills were quickly spotted by the BBC who approached Precious to host the very first official House & Garage radio show on Radio. In this prestigious position, Precious put on a phenomenal show every Saturday.
Precious’s turntable skills and selection were also recognised by various players within the A List DJ circuit including The Dreem Team and Tuff Jam. Polydor recording artist Dynamite rarely performed without Precious by her side.
Then the major record labels came knocking…….
In the summer months of 2001, DJ Precious was poached to lead the new Polydor signing ‘Ladies First’. As the DJ and backbone to the group, this amazing opportunity enabled Precious to DJ all over the world, from London to Miami, from Ibiza to Ayia Napa. She shared the decks with some of the world’s renowned superstars including Masters At Work and Joey Negro and regularly closed London’s Notting Hill Carnival with award winning Norman Jaye. DJ Precious became a household name within the House and Garage scene (of which she threw some of her own promotional nights around the UK).
Today Precious is hot property in the UK and has developed her blend of music into disco, Soulful, Afrohouse and mainstream Dance she maintains a loyal fanbase for over 20 years. More recently Precious has returned from playing in Goa, India. Also collaborating with the Ladies of Rage and headlining for the Lord Mayors Rave in Cardiff. During lockdown Precious has been busy spinning from her bedroom once again, raising funds to support the NHS on her own online radio station ‘The Penthouse’. Precious has also played for ‘Set For
Love’ the largest streaming charity event raising awareness and funds for third world countries.