Bembe DJ Awards

When people complain DJ polls are full of white guys patting each other’s backs, what’s the answer? If you’re Bembe DJ Awards, you create a list full of non-white guys patting each other’s backs instead!

Over the years, the DJ Mag Top 100 poll has become dance music’s favourite piñata, and the accusations against it have varied over time. The current favourite is that the poll is colonialist and doesn’t represent the origins of dance music. Accusations of sexism frequently circulate too. And whilst there’s…

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