For North London DJ, VeeSWIZZLE, music is and has always been a constant source of inspiration, joy & creative expression, providing a ‘sound’ foundation to explore her many talents. She’s something of a shapeshifter; when not mixing, she can be found leading a dance session; performing as a member of a steel band collective; posing […]

I, Ra Hendricks, am son, brother, father, grandfather and friend. What I do is promote and stage live events which illustrate the breadth of music created by Brothers and Sisters of Africa whether they be born on the continent itself or in the Diaspora. I recall my first experience of listening to music in Guyana, […]

Being born to Jamaican Parents back in the early 70’s it’s no surprise that Victor V was influenced by and loved Reggae. With the likes of Ska, Roots Rock Reggae, Dub, Lovers Rock, Rhythm & Blues and other genres ringing in the ears constantly, it’s not surprising how Victor V eventually got into Music the […]

Started off on the soca Scene in 1997 playing for a Mas Band Called Burrokeets UK, DJ Martin Jay gave me opportunities to play in popular parties such as Soca City, Colours  and Soca Jumbie to name a few…. Originally I’m from Trinidad and Tobago and have a true passion for the ArtForm called Soca which […]

“Music has been a major part in Shay’s life having being exposed to a wide variety of music and culture from childhood. Shay realized after building her career in Human Resources her ideal position would be merging this with her love of music. Shay has met with artist such as Flavour, 2face, Skales, Awilo, Praise, […]

As a child my Dad was my biggest influence with regards to what music I listened to. So for him he made sure I listened to Brook Benton, Dinah Washington, Art Tatum & Oscar Peterson. When I got older Mr C was my next musical influence as he’d discovered rare groove and he wanted me […]

In the last 6 years Mr C branched out to form Candy Mass a UK Soca Band for London Notting Carnival and in 2017 were voted No.1 Best Carnival Band at London Carnival which is growing bigger & better each year.

Join Draya Ivy Every Monday 10:00pm - Midnight GMT on Ivy Talks via iLive UK.

Catch Merch alongside Bwoy Wonder & Amina Every Friday 9:00pm - Midnight on iLive UK's Hip Hop Soul Show.

Catch Bwoy Wonder alongside Merch Millions & Amina Every Friday 9:00pm - Midnight on iLive Uk's Hip Hop Soul Show.

Catch Amina alongside Merch Millions & Bwoy Wonder Every Friday 9:00pm - Midnight UK Time on iLive UK's Hip Hop Soul Show.

Hailing from Brixton, Paolo is a flair DJ you can depend on to deliver, pushing a sound best described as chill hop trap soul through his brand Drops of Tabasco which focuses on being your plug for music. You can hear regular playlists updated and refreshed on a monthly basis on Spotify: A Chill Hop Trap Soul Playlist. As well as mixes on soundcloud.

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