NikNak

NikNak is an award-winning artist from London and based in Leeds, UK.

As a music creator with experimental albums and tracks/remixes under her belt, NikNak became the first Black Turntablist in history to win an Oram Award in 2020, and also has been featured in publications such as Mixmag, Resident Advisor, Yorkshire Evening Post, Electronic Sound Mag and DJ Mag.

She has blown audiences away with her eclectic DJ sets at festivals like Wilderness, We Out Here, Leeds International Festival and more… NikNak has also played with/supported iconic artists/DJs such as Mr Scruff, Madlib, Awesome Tapes From Africa, Akala, Grandmaster Flash, Bradley Zero, Princess Nokia and more…

Within the realm of Radio, NikNak is well-versed as both a presenter and producer with her monthly show Melanin on Worldwide FM. Previously, she’s also cut her teeth on popular stations such as BBC Radio Leeds, Refuge Worldwide, Subtle FM, Swu.FM, Threads Radio, Narr Radio and Demon FM.

As the resident Turntablist of the group, NikNak is also a member of TC And The Groove Family, a UK-based 10-piece collective that explores grooves and genres from around the world in their music together.

Photo credit: Sophie JOUVENAAR