Jean-Claude aka JC aka DJ Rev was born in North London to Engineer/DJ, Father and a Care worker Mother both collectors of music from around the world leading to JC being exposed to music from the womb, and playing the guitar by the age of six. After being relocating to Peckham, his parents became increasingly […]
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 […]
Dukez uk has been djing from the time he was able to get his hands on records, “Music for me, means so much more than just playing, making it, smelling it or even tasting it. Its a way I communicate with the inner world and those live within it”. ‘As a kid my mum always […]
Marvin has had a love for music from the age of 7, growing up in a creative household in Hackney his first instrument was the clarinet. Aged 16 Marvin started collecting vinyl’s and playing out at house parties and small bars, creating remixes and making mix tapes. Around this time Marvin became involved in his […]
No Ordinary Woman Chat Show, founded in 2016 by Carole McWhinney aka Caz Mac, aims to inspire the lives of others by sharing positive stories about real life role models. Caz has battled with depression and anxiety for most of her adult life and after finding herself in a low place following her graduation from […]
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 […]
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.
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With a passion for unsigned independent artists he aims to bring you the very best in independent and neo-soul flava's including the Top 20 Independent Chart on iLive Radio.