Julie Adenuga

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BornJulie Adenuga_header_cell_0_1_0 Julie Adenuga
(1988-07-15) 15 July 1988 (age 32)

London, EnglandJulie Adenuga_cell_0_1_1

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OccupationJulie Adenuga_header_cell_0_3_0 Julie Adenuga_cell_0_3_1
Station(s)Julie Adenuga_header_cell_0_4_0 Rinse FM, Beats 1Julie Adenuga_cell_0_4_1
Time slotJulie Adenuga_header_cell_0_5_0 Monday–Friday 2-4pm GMTJulie Adenuga_cell_0_5_1
CountryJulie Adenuga_header_cell_0_6_0 United KingdomJulie Adenuga_cell_0_6_1
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Julie Adenuga (born 15 July 1988 in London, England) is a British radio presenter and was one of the three lead DJs for Beats 1, Apple's 24/7 radio station as part of Apple Music. Julie Adenuga_sentence_0

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Adenuga, who is of British Nigerian descent, is from the London Borough of Haringey. Julie Adenuga_sentence_1

Adenuga is the younger sister of Jme and Skepta, who are both London-based Grime artists and record producers, as well as co-founders of the Boy Better Know record label. Julie Adenuga_sentence_2

She also has a younger brother: Jason Adenuga, who is the only one of the four to not be a prominent figure in the UK music industry. Julie Adenuga_sentence_3

Adenuga made her debut in the music industry in 2010, when she joined London community radio station Rinse FM and then went on to present the drive time show. Julie Adenuga_sentence_4

In 2014, she created and hosted a music television show on Channel AKA and Dailymotion called Play It, which serves as a platform for UK rap and grime artists as well as singers and poets. Julie Adenuga_sentence_5

Adenuga recently started a YouTube interview series, featuring artists such UK grime and rap artist Stormzy. Julie Adenuga_sentence_6

As well as this, she hosted Vice Magazine’s online offshoot, Noisey’s, Grime Karaoke. Julie Adenuga_sentence_7

As part of the 2015 Apple WWDC keynote, Adenuga was introduced as the London headline host of Beats 1 radio. Julie Adenuga_sentence_8

Beats 1 is the global radio service from Apple Music. Julie Adenuga_sentence_9

To add to her presenting accolades, Adenuga wrote and presented Skepta's 'Greatness Only' documentary for Noisey. Julie Adenuga_sentence_10

Her talents have been noted and recognised with mentions in Forbes 30 under 30, NME's 500 Most Influential People in Britain and in Debrett's 500 List: Music, with a feature in Fader quoting Apple dubbing Adenuga as one of London's most vital tastemakers. Julie Adenuga_sentence_11


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