So Solid Crew

M meets notorious garage stars So Solid Crew at the red carpet of the MOBO Awards 2013 nominations

Jim Ottewill
  • By Jim Ottewill
  • 11 Sep 2013
  • min read
Few groups releasing music in the noughties gained as much notoriety or as column inches as original garage collective So Solid Crew.

The group, whose core members included Megaman, Lisa Mafia, Romeo, Swiss, Harvey, exploded onto the UK’s musical conscience back in 2001 with their genre defining 21 Seconds.

The single hit number one and rammed garage down the throat of the mainstream, paving the way for grime and later dubstep.

While their influence and legacy on UK music cannot be underestimated, it’s also equally clear from their appearance at the recent MOBO Awards nominations that chaos still surrounds them.

We caught up with them on the red carpet ahead of their forthcoming anniversary gigs for a quick chat.

Read the full list of MOBO Awards 2013 nominees and watch our interview on the group's favourite MOBO memories and musical influencers below…