An assured DJ and broadcaster Emily Dust has built an impressive reputation for showcasing the world’s freshest sounds, blending continents, genres and tempos in a unique style and fashion.
A born-and-bred Londoner firmly rooted in her hometown’s melting pot of cultures, Emily draws from sounds as diverse as dancehall, baile funk, bass, kuduro, club and gqom. Her energetic sets have seen her play all over the world from Jamaica to Durban, Brazil to Belgrade. Equally at home playing to thousands at festival stages and in intimate basement clubs Emily’s shared stages with Jus Now, Kojey Radical, Marginal Men, Jamz Supernova and more.
A regular at festivals like Boomtown, Bestival and Glastonbury her mixes have also lit up the airwaves of BBC Radio 1Xtra, Hyponik and Australia's Triple J. A promoter and broadcaster Emily’s nights have hosted some of the world’s most exciting up-and-coming DJs from BadSista to Orlando Volcano to Boko! Boko! and Murder He Wrote. Her shows on the BBC World Service Soho Radio and Worldwide FM have become a leading platform for forward-thinking global sounds - featuring Protoje, Rudeboyz, Bryte, Dotorado Pro and N.A.A.F.I’s Lao.
An avid explorer music has taken Emily to South Africa for the BBC World Service, Uganda to play at the infamous Nyege Nyege Festival and across West Africa in the last year alone. Effortlessly weaving the energy of the UK’s underground into the most exciting new sounds on the planet it’s no surprise Emily’s got the world at her fingertips.