Biography

“…she has this encyclopadic knowledge of music… it becomes almost anthropological…she can immediately smell what the crowd is wanting.” ‘My Favourite Londoner’ Time Out

“Enter the realm of Kinky D and you walk into another world.” Diva Magazine,

” Kinky D she rocks!” DJ Magazine

Kinky D a professional in the music industry since 1994; as a worldwide DJ, club promoter, and BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra presenter. Kinky D’s sound is both engaging and eclectic, with her music ranging from Disco,RnB, Soul, Hip-Hop and Dancehall, to the best in funky, deep or soulful House and of course the Old Skool party classics.

“Kinky D began to spin her faultless mix of UK Garage and RnB, and it was time for the huge crowd to enter a new world. This wasn’t just a London vibe, it was universal”
Diva Magazine

In May 2008 she played for the Middle East International Film Festival held by Mohamed Khalaf Al Mazrourei & Nashwa Al Ruwaini in Century Beach at 150th The Cannes Film Festival.

“Kinky D who no doubt has the best Afro on the Croisette played consistently rocking music…Some punters were so exuberant it was like watching a four hour aerobic work out with smiles.” The Hollywood Reporter

In October 2008 she was requested to work again at Middle East International Film Festival held in Abu Dhabi where she was the resident DJ for the Festival. Private parties included Jane Fonda’s tribute party.

Amongst her greatest accomplishments is her work with BBC Radio 1Xtra, where she amassed over 800 hours with her own show “Xcess With Kinky D”. At 1Xtra Kinky worked alongside the cream of the urban scene including Ras Kwame, Robbo Ranx, and Ronnie Herel. ˜Xcess With Kinky D” ran Tuesday to Friday, 2-6am with great success both at home and abroad. It was with this show that Kinky did a live simultaneous broadcast on Christmas morning 2002 with Radio 1, her energetic and gregarious manner well suited to the slot. From there she propelled herself onto the FM dial hosting and producing her own shows on London’s Urban Fresh, Rhythm FM and House music station Unknown FM.

With London as her base, Kinky D has ventured far and wide with her record box, energy, and skills playing gigs in many countries including Mexico, Dominican Republic, Thailand, Australia, Russia, Seoul, Spain, and Greece. At each gig she plays, her following grows and her name is remembered.

Alongside her guest appearances with the likes of Scissor Sisters,50 Cent, Todd Terry, MOBO Award winners Steve Sutherland and Manny Norte, Plump DJs, Krafty Kutz, and EZ (amongst others), Kinky regularly plays at a variety high profile and prestigious corporate events - most recently the 60th Cannes Film Festival,where she played for 11 consecutive nights and has been invited back to play this year! The MTV Block Party,W Hotels and Faceparty’s exclusive ‘Carnival de L’estrange’ at the Atlantis Gallery. She has worked for clients such as Selfridges, The Department of Trade and Industry, and various charity benefits including A.I.D.S. and Breast Cancer awareness.

Kinky D kept the glitterati more than happy mixing Luther, Lionel, and the Neptunes with flair”
(Attitude Magazine, 06/04)

“The gorgeous DJ Kinky D with her raw mix of R&B and UK Garage monsters”
DJ Magazine


Currently Kinky D has played and continues to appear at most of world’s premier clubs and venues including:

Firmed Up - The End Club, Rhythm Factory,G Lounge, M.O.S. (promoter + resident)
Kinkys’ Night - Century (resident) 5 hour set, spanning over 3 decades of music
Kinkys’’ Night - Embassy Bar (resident)
Discotec - The End (resident)
DTPM - Fabric
China White
Flava - Soundshaft, Lifthouse, Plan B, Teatro
Smoove - Ministry of Sound
Century Club- Cannes Film Festival 2007/8(Cannes)
MTV Block Party - Gravity (Lithuania)
Z Lounge - (Moscow)
W Hotel -(Seoul)
La Boom - (Mexico)
Jet Set- (St Petersburg)
London Party- Arena (Kiev)
Kikkon -Peppermint Lounge (Australia)
Ghetto Fabulous -Q Bar (Bangkok)
Your Mother - Blue (San Francisco)
MEIFF -Abu Dhabi 2008
Paramount N.Y.E.Party -Centrepoint (London)
Werners-Kuala Lumpar

Welcome to the world of Kinky D.

Edited by KinkyD on 8 Apr 2010, 21:43

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