The Chicago champion serves up fierce selections for hip-hop steppers and future beat lovers.
King Marie is a DJ with a femme-forward attitude, dedicated to the empowerment of womxn, children and Filipinx culture. She’s a resident DJ at the Chicago party series Cold Chillen’, and runs the monthly Kingdom club night at Blind Barber. The native Chicagoan displays a wealth of tracks and sounds from the Windy City and beyond, jumping between a wide span of BPMs within just a few tracks, all while hyping up the crowd on the mic. In this episode, she performs at the Red Bull Music Festival’s CupcakKe showcase celebrating ghetto house’s past and sex-positive, feminist future.