Melbourne-based DJ, event curator and radio presenter, MzRizk, is renowned for her ongoing contributions to Melbourne’s rich cultural and music landscape. Her many projects are a distant blend of music knowledge, creative diversity and cultural and community engagement. As one of Melbourne’s busiest DJs, MzRizk has supported Australian acts such as Remi and Hiatus Kaiyote; as well as international artists Badbadnotgood, Mos Def, Public Enemy, Common, Talib Kweli and many more. She’s also performed at numerous international festivals such as Glastonbury, as well as many Australian festivals and events.
As the curator of the extremely successful Block Party and Hip Hop High Tea series, MzRizk uses these events as a platform to showcase emerging and established artists to a wider audience. In 2014, even the modern day King of Block Parties, Dave Chappelle, stopped into a MzRizk Block Party when he was in Melbourne and gave massive props for the quality of MzRizk’s music and event.
With the opportunity to bring together Melbourne’s music loving communities through DJ slots, workshops, venue residencies, festivals, artist support and one-off special events, MzRizk always delivers the hip hop, jazz, soul, funk, disco and global music goodness. She continues to play a pivotal role in connecting music-loving folks across Australia and abroad.