I started listening to this kind of music in 1981, when I was 15/16. In my city, called Bondy, in my neighbourhood, I was the only one I guess and openly gay. Many people were thinking I was weird, I knew that, but I didn’t care. This is how I met my friends, those who stay close to me despite the distance… Mainstream music at that time was soooo boring, between charts and « baba cool nostalgy ». I parties, I lernt to share my time with my alter-ego, the funk guy. It was a lot of fun because usualy the both of us were not really invited but used to do the DJ.