Success runs in the family of the Nigerian-British Julie Adenuga, who is sister to UK’s foremost rapper, Skepta. Julie, works as a radio presenter with Beats 1, a radio station owned and operated by Apple Incorporation.
From the underground, the North London native and Nigerian breed has risen to being one of three lead DJ’s with her daily show where she has engaging conversations and interviews with some of the planet’s biggest artists.
She was recently selected as one of OkayAfrica’s 100 Women, a recognition and celebration of extraordinary women from Africa and the diaspora. The broadcaster is a preacher and distributor of Afro-fusion music and believes strongly in the mix of the best of two different worlds.
Not only has she interviewed some big artists, she has also taken on personal projects that reflect her love for Afro-fusion music. In her documentary titled Homecoming, she showcases her Nigerian heritage and even shoots some of it in Lagos. Julie might be miles away from home, but her heart is planted at home.
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