Deejay Brooke Bailey On The AfrobeaTakeover
With a growing reputation for bringing the colourful afrobeat vibes to our airwaves every Saturday, the AfrobeaTakeover team will be adding a little Pounded Yam to their Egusi Soup with this weeks guest.
Joining them on the show this week will Belgian Deejay, Brooke Bailey!
Falling in love with music from an early age, Deejay Brooke Bailey began playiing the violin as well as singing and pursuing an acting career.
Born and raised in Belgium to a Belgian mother and Ghanaian father, Brooke took her passion for music to the decks, filling the gap where there was a lack of female deejays at the time. It wasn't long before Brooke started playing all over the Dutch party scene, opening up for acts such as Brick & Lace and Kevin Little, who were hugely popular at the time.
After taking a three-year hiatus, the star moved back to Belgium in 2012 where the DJ name Deejay brooke Bailey was birthed landing the female DJ a residency in one of the biggest clubs in Belgium - NOXX - playing alongside superstars such as Young Thug and Ace Hood.
Inspired by her proud African roots, Brooke made the decision to become a predominantly Afrobeats deejay and since 2014 has played internationally in countries from sweden, Cyprus, Ghana and Nigeria to name a few - frequenting at some of the biggest West-African clubs such as Quilox, LA Lounge London, Grill at the Pent and Soho.
In 2016 she was nominated for two ADMA awards, for best Mixmaster and best Deejay of the year. Besides more than 7 years experience as an international deejay, Maymuna was handpicked by the Vice-president of Equatorial Guinea to organize and secure the artists for his 2016/2017 New-Years concerts in Bata (Equatorial Guinea).
Inviting Davido, Kcee and Bisa Kdei for one of the most amazing New Years concerts to ever rock Equatorial Guinea. In 2017 she started her own media en entertainment company, Capital Entertainment, that will organize tours for West-African artists in continental Europe.
Don't miss Deejay Brooke Bailey on the AfrobeaTakeover this Saturday 15th April from 9-11pm