Xtravagant take over Carling Academy Islington every Saturday with a
unique urban unification of the most sought after DJs, exclusive
artists and upfront Hip Hop and R&B for a sophisticated clientele.
DJs including Matt White, Shortee Blitz and Manny Norte will supply a
blend of the freshest R&B, rap and reggaeton, a fusion of Latin,
Reggae and Hip Hop.
Matt White: Current Head of Urban Music at Polydor Records, DJ Matt
White has certainly come a long way, constantly maintaining his
reputation as the UK’s leading urban DJ! From very humble beginnings in
a London record shop, recommending the latest sounds for the likes of
Trevor Nelson, Gilles Peterson & Norman Jay, Matt has progressed to
receiving consistent Mobo Award nominations (for Best Club & Best
Radio DJ), is responsible for bringing the likes of Eminem, Black Eyed
Peas & Ms Dynamite into the UK limelight & counts Mariah Carey,
Mary J Blige & Eminem as just some of his celebrity fans!
Shortee Blitz: Kiss FM resident DJ, Shortee Blitz, has earned himself a
storming reputation as Hip Hop’s Number One! His played alongside the
very best & taken his talents as far afield as Dubai, Hong Kong and
Firin’ Squad: Fellow Kiss FM residents, Firin’ Squad finally emerged
from the UK underground urban scene after a decade! Renowned for their
live shows, they’ve previously been joined onstage by Missy Elliott, P.
Diddy and Jay-Z.
Other DJs on rotation include: DJ Loco, Manny Norte, Nick Smood, Adam
Ratzker, Semtex, Seb Chew, DJ Noodles, DJ Swerve, Phat Phillie, DJ
Swing, Brian Norman, DJ Stylez, J’son, LJ Blendz, Mr Drew, Skinz.
Carling Academy Islington, N1 Centre, 16 Parkfield St, London, N1 0PS
Doors: 10.30pm – 4am
Price: £8 B4 11pm / £10 after
Strictly over 21’s only – I.D. may be required
Dress code: No trainers/sportswear