LadyK is a unique DJ, producer and pole athlete based on Vancouver Island. She consistently delights crowds with her internationally-flavoured, syncopation-forward tribal house. LadyKoccasionally adds sensual athleticism to her shows by pole dancing during her DJ sets, laying her claim to the title of “The World’s First Pole Dancing DJ.”
In February 2019, LadyK’s latest release “Sangoma” charted at #22 on the Traxsource Afrohouse charts. Her track was released through Union Records in Italy. She has had her mixes aired on IbizaLiveRadio.com (Spain), SUB.FM (UK), CFUV (Canada) and RadioAttiva (Italy).
LadyK has played festivals including Tall Tree, Song and Surf, Atmosphere Gathering, Diversity and Carrington Bay. She has shared the stage with the Librarian, Tanya Taqak, Dakini, Erica Dee, Delhi 2 Dublin, Kytami, Soohan, Oakk, Snotty Nosed Rez Kids and many more. She also was a part of an all-girl DJ collective, The Electrolytes in 2012-13 and held a residency during that time at The Flying Canoe in Courtenay, BC. She has performed all over the west coast of Canada and the U.S., including Hawaii and Mexico.
LadyK‘s musical background includes completing a Bachelor of Music in Composition and Education at University of Toronto. There she was exposed to a myriad of genres of world music and discovered a passion for West African dance. LadyK also lived in Trinidad and Tobago for several months in 2011, which contributed to her love of soca music, steel pan drumming and syncopated rhythms. The future is bright for this internationally-minded DJ, producer and pole dancer!