Club culture has always been a safe place for marginalised people. That’s why the racialised and LGBTQI+ community have always been so present in these types of events. But, of course, feeling loved and protected in these spaces doesn’t mean it’s the same in the streets. “If white people truly want to appreciate a person’s culture, then shouldn’t they start by fighting against the oppression that culture faces? So many white people are ready to wear our cultural garments, eat our cultural food, yet not actually stand up against their white peers when it comes to the racism we face,” says Jex
, a DJ and writer from the platform.
We got the chance to talk with them and co-founder Lumi to get a deeper insight on racism, London’s music scene and the importance of spreading the voices of those who are often left on the margins.