I guess this represents where my head's at right now... feel free to read 🙂
Growing up, the only comic book heroine I mostly identified with was the brilliant Ororo Munroe. She was the first black superhero I saw when I was growing up thanks to the animated X-Men series being shown on Fox Kids after school. *cue the theme music* That led me to become an avid X-Men comic … Continue reading Dear Okoye, Nakia and Shuri. . .
Recently, I had the esteemed privilege and honour of taking part in a five-day residency run by Brighter Sound, collaborating with fellow amazingly talented women from all walks of life, backgrounds and ages, and being tutored by fellow turntablist Shiva Feshareki. A few good pals linked me to this opportunity and I applied thinking "it … Continue reading The Shiva Feshareki Residency.
Dear Nivea….Dove…. And any other company that seems to be under the impression that my skin is not “clean” or “fair” enough, or suffering from an “uneven tone” compared to those with a distinctly less melaninated nature... How dare you? How dare you assume that my skin tone isn’t beautiful? How dare … Continue reading This is who I am.
What is most important in life is doing what you love. Big Lesson. You really can't be happy or feel fulfilled if you're not doing what you love. You'll certainly struggle at least anyway. I've been there, tried it. I tried to just work a normal job whilst DJ-ing on the side and it was … Continue reading What I love…
So I was asked to take part in the Women In Music Event earlier this month! Armed with a flamboyant shirt, head wrap, laptop, one turntable and a mixer, I proceeded down to the Leeds Music Hub and once set up, I listened intently to my other peers speaking of thier experiences in the Music … Continue reading Women In Music – July 2nd 2017
Earlier this year, I was an Artist-In-Residence at the beautiful ARTErra Gallery in Tondela, Portugal. Basically, whilst studying I had a question pop up in my head that I wanted to explore: "If a DJ/Turntablist plays only sound effects in thier set, would they still be deemed a DJ/Turntablist?" This question had been stuck in … Continue reading My Artist Residency at Arterra Gallery, Portugal