It fills my cup connecting with indigenous people from other cultures and bearing witness to their generational knowledge. This is Jesse Chayaakewe’ Drescher His mother is Tongva, who are Mission Indians (Native American) in LA county, and Rarámuri from Chihuahua, Mexico.Jesse embraces both sides of his family, which includes his European-American heritage on his fathers…
I hit up Nirvana Singh about doing a shoot that celebrates South Asian diaspora in NZ. Showcasing our uniqueness and also our commonalities within the walls of this western society. Nirvana took the idea and ran with it . Our shoot titled, “Nani Walks” is dedicated to our mothers, sisters, aunties and every South Asian womxn….
I am extremely privileged to hang out with some of the biggest names in the bass music genre and this is a highlight. Regardless of the fact that I was extremely hungover from their show the previous night, we were still able to connect from the jump. Khiva and Sepia blessed the studio with…
Lady Shaka has been smashing out sets in London – where she is currently based. From NZ with Cabo Verde blood – she smashes out one of the most diverse and vibrant sets I’ve heard in a long time. Watch the video here Soundcloud link below
Bass music heavyweight Qbacca joined us to talk about the evolution of garage and bass music in the UK with an exclusive mix. Peep it.
Raggastep or Reggaestep is a fusion of reggae and dubstep with a heavy dub influence. In my coming of age as a MC and DJ this is the only shit I used to bump. At the time it was hard to find online because it was online available on vinyl. But now I have the…
Before drum and bass there was jungle; and with Jamaican diaspora came Ragga-Jungle. This playlist is dedicated to that very sound that inspired generations after!
We brought Hannah up to Base to collaborate on a Dubstep x Violin mix Check it out!
I had the benefit of playing at Radio Burger Fuel again. Sam Rivers and I used to jam out there back in 2014/2015. It’s great to see how far its come, giving back to the community with a DJ class run by Scizzorhands. Mix below
In the interesting words of Imran Yusuf (some random Indian comedian); “I was assembled using foreign parts, manufactured overseas and sent here to undercut the current workforce”. That sums me up — a South African Indian living in New Zealand.