Shaq D shows
Shaq D joined the iLive Toronto family in 2015 reloading his extremely popular Mi-Soul show “TheLoveShaq” winning Best Syndicated/Podcast Show in the iLive Radio Awards 2017. Shaq D classifies himself as a gifted generalist covering contemporary RnB, 80s Soul, Reggae, Funky House, Revival, Rare Groove, Hip-Hop, Garage, Jungle, and Ragga/Old Time Bashment amongst others when he plays out.
Shaq D personifies iLive Radio’s community-spirited ethos. He routinely plays at and raises money for several organisations including the African Caribbean Leukaemia Trust, Prostate Cancer UK, The Pink Ribbon Foundation and Meningitis Trust. Hyping the night and taking the crowd with him are the reasons he loves DJing as much as he does.
Shaq D’s first big break into club nights came with his sound Black Avenue in the 90’s at London’s premier club night Silk City. To date one of his biggest achievements was being a part of an event which lasted over 5 years, Foolin’ Around which was hosted at many clubs throughout London.
He has been an integral part of many big occasions on the events calendar such as; Southport Weekender, iLive Soulfest, Simply Soul, Dress 2 the 9’s, The host of iLive UK Soulfest, Toronto’s NYE Black Tie Affair, Rhythm Assembly Weekender, Margate Soul Festival.
You can normally catch Shaq D on stage every year at Notting Hill Carnival on The Legendary Mastermind Roadshow.