There are multiple artists that go by the name "RLP".
(1) RLP has been mixing records since 1979 when he started DJing in Montréal, Canada.
After playing in the city’s biggest clubs, he witnessed the fine art of «monsieur» Larry Levan himself at NYC’s Paradise Garage and played at the lendary Danceteria, New York.
He moved to Paris to impose his own art of mixing in 1983 to the french audience. Little did he know that he would break grounds and introduce mixing and scratching to the french audiance.
Producer of his own radio shows at the age of 20 on the mythical Paris RADIO 7 radio station, he soon started his DJ residencies at 2 of Paris hottest Clubs : LES BAINS DOUCHES and LE PALACE.
As a true innovator, he started the first HOUSE MUSIC nights at the legendary REX CLUB back in 1986.
After a long break as a Dance Label Manager at Polygram France, he reappeares in 1999 on the front of the DJ scene with his own radio mix show on one of France's biggest FM Network "Europe 2" : NIGHT FEVER on saturday nights.
In 2001, He released his first 12" in September as RLP : "VIBENESS" on his new record label RLPMIX Records and Radio FG signs him for a weekly radio mix show, along side Roger Sanchez, Calr Cox, Bob Sinclar and Pete Tong.
In 2002, He's resident DJ at London's OPIUM every fridays.
In 2003, RLP signs his fisrt endorsment contract with no other than Pioneer France and plays in front of 10 000 clubbers at the PUR MIX event in Paris Bercy (along side Robbie Riviera).
IN 2004, RLP is lined up again for PUR MIX @ Bercy (10 000 people), alongside Armand Van Helden, Bob Sinclar and Laurent Wolf.
In september 2004, he signs his first true monthly residency in Paris at AMNESIA for Madness on saturdays.
Ever since, he is featured in the country's biggest and best clubs. With over 100 club dates per year, RLP is surely one of France's TOP RATED DJ.
In 2005, RLP played in Russia, Poland, Morroco, Luxembourg, Belgium, to finaly sign a monthly residency at Paris famed QUEEN Club.
(2) RLP is a beatmaker/producer based in Tokyo, Japan. He previously was a rapper under the moniker "Ralph". RLP became affiliated with Fukuoka based label Oil Works after meeting dj olive oil at a show in Tokyo. He cites J Dilla and Super Smoky Soul as major influences, and is affiliated with the Finest Ego collective.