It is my greatest honour to receive the DJ Mag Top 100 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award. I accepted this award on behalf of Manchester – it’s such a rare occasion when anything like this is awarded North of Watford plus I have a sneaking suspicion that I am the first woman (black woman) to win it which makes it even more special and historic. This is also to prove that you don’t have to be an Instagram influencer with millions of followers to make your mark. If you can make a difference, be fearless and make a difference. This is also for anyone who gets knocked down nine times and stands up ten. I see you. And so do they.
This Is DJ Mag’s ‘Black Representation in the UK Dance Music Industry’ #paneldiscussion from the BRIGHTON MUSIC CONFERENCE. Set an hour aside for you to view and reflect.
https://t.co/zg3EQhXBT6 - if you missed my stream for @DJmag @beatport #alternativetop100djs #virtualfestival here’s the watch link and please remember to donate what you can as we’re fund raising for @UNICEF— PAULETTE (@DJPAULETTE) August 16, 2020
Here’s the watch link for my stream for the DJ Mag / Beatport Alternative Top 100 DJs Virtual Festival. It’s a fund raiser for Unicef so please give what you can afford. Thank you 🙏🙏🏾🙏🏻
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This is your line up for this weekend’s @djmagofficial Top 100 and Alternative Top 100 DJs virtual festival 💃🏾 🕺 where will you be watching from? And who will you be watching? Drop a flag - @ your favourites. I’ll be with you on Sunday in the virtual company of @joycemunizmusic @djdavidpenn @dennisferrerofficial . Big things all over this! Save the date. Crank up the volume. Do not miss. 🥰🥰🥰🥳🥳🥳 🍾 Stream fund raising in aid of @unicef - watch via DJ Mag @youtube @twitch @facebook and also my DJ Paulette Facebook fan page. . . . . . . . #djmag #djmagtop100 #djmagalternativetop100 #sundayvibes #djpaulette #joycemuniz #dennisferrer #davidpenn #djs #music #housemusic #obiwomankinobe #defectedrecords #toolroomrecords #dispersionpr #jamescurd #marshalljefferson #dirtybirdrecords #cuffrecords #africanism
Here is your line up for this Sunday’s (16/08/20) @djmagofficial Top 100 and Alternative Top 100 DJs virtual festival 💃🏾 🕺 I’ll be opening the proceedings on Sunday in spinning in the virtual company of @joycemunizmusic @djdavidpenn @dennisferrerofficial . Big things and love all over this! Save the date. Crank up the volume. Do not miss. 🥰🥰🥰🥳🥳🥳 🍾
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@djmagofficial celebrates it’s first, new print copy with ‘Dance music Is Black Music’ an issue with a 33 page cover section dedicated to fighting racism within their organisation and throughout the dance music industry and exploring the black experience across the spectrum of the music industry. I am in conversation with @anzieanz and we discuss our personal experiences across the generations. A long, important read written by Lauren Martin. . . . . . . . #djmag #laurenmartin #anz #djpaulette #print #publishing #magazine #racism #antiracism #blm #blacksisters #blacksisterhood #blackbrothersandsisters #blackbrothers #blackwomanmagic #coverfeature #longread #dancemusic #blackmusic
DJ Magazine celebrates it’s first, new print copy with ‘Dance Music Is Black Music’ an issue with a 33 page cover section that sets out their pledge dedicated to fighting racism within their organisation and throughout the dance music industry and to more fully and fairly exploring the black experience across the spectrum of the music industry. ANZ and I have an isolation conversation about our experiences across the generations.
Glastonbury Festival as we know it did not happen this year, but in amongst the timber, paint and theatre props at Block9’s London warehouse HQ, a broadcast ran from 9pm till 3am showcasing DJ sets from Norman Jay MBE, Heidi , DJ Paulette and Batu_music for each of their Glastonbury Festival venues – Maceo’s, NYC Downlow, Genosys and IIcon. This is your link to view the show again.
.@block9official #virtualfestival #LockdownLife #isolationdisco now streamed via .@DJmag .@YouTube channel. Saturday 27 June with sets from .@NormanJayMBE .@djheidi .@DJPAULETTE (whodat?🤪) & .@batu_uk fundraiser for .@RunnymedeTrust .@MSF_uk #give generously #StayHome #ravesafe pic.twitter.com/2R9zrYHbtf— PAULETTE (@DJPAULETTE) June 23, 2020
Here’s me waxing lyrical about life, the world and my dj universe in the May issue of DJ Magazine. Words by Carl Loben, Picture by Annapurna Mellor Photography.