Passionfruit launches live and direct with their first session on September 23rd, taking place at the immersive Low Profile Studios warehouse in North London. A genre-spanning party that has been curated to celebrate musical communities and club cultures around the world.
Profits from this event will now be donated to support organisations providing vital emergency aid in Pakistan, and to support the family of Chris Kaba in their quest for justice.
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Co-founded by Worldwide FM resident DJ/broadcaster Esk, founder of Polarface Music and A&R at Parlophone Records Jason Ngimbi, and Creative Director Oscar Ingham.
“Passionfruit exists to celebrate global club and soundsystem music – starting from the melting pot within London’s club scene. Each of us being from different cultures and backgrounds, we wanted to start a party that will connect communities on the dance floor.”
329 Pirouettes – a North London local, the rising DJ/producer is known to play anything from Garage and Techno to Dembow and Amapiano.
Bushbby – co-founder of Candela Viva and EPOKA, London-born, Bushbby has quickly established herself as one of London’s Latin music scene’s torchbearers, showcasing an explosive blend of Dancehall, Reggaeton, Cumbia, Champeta and Dembow, inspired by the Colombian-Caribbean and UK sound systems she grew up around.
Catching Cairo – descending from North London, inspired by her love of Sound System Culture and her heritage, Catching Cairo conveys a lyrical vulnerability and clarity, a lucid British sultry vocal combined with new-fashioned UK production.
Darama B2B Goldtooth – a special B2B between the two Daytimers affiliates. Darama recently released his debut EP Chaal via More Time Records, showcasing his mix of garage, grime and UK funky combined with traditional South Asian rhythms. Goldtooth is a master purveyor of underground electronic music, mixed with a traditional blend of tamil sounds and regularly graces the airwaves on BBC Asian Network.
Esk with Solaariss - Passionfruit co-founder/resident Esk is a passionate champion of new artists – presenting a blend of upfront rap, grime, soul, R&B and electronic sounds across the spectrum every month on Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide FM. He’ll be joined for a special live set by South London’s Solaariss, a versatile producer, artist & multi-instrumentalist – most notably a saxophonist – who has worked with the likes of Jitwam, Lex Amor and Nikhil Beats.