Meet our Hide & Seek DJ’s ft Their Favourite Sounds

Kick-back and relax to one of these poppin’ playlists by our musical pals, all DJ’s from our Hide & Seek crowd. Each artist is also a friend of ours too, so we’re sharing a little more on each so you can get to know the person behind the playlist.

Danny Dubb

In his own words - “I’m a musician. I write, sing and produce songs inspired by human interactions and love.”

Danny’s top 10 tracks:

  1. Sade - Cherry Pie
  2. Jazmine Sullivan - Need Somebody
  3. Anotr - Relax My Eyes
  4. Children of Zeus - Hard Work
  5. Juls - Unfortunately
  6. Boys II Men - Vibin’
  7. Jodeci - Get On Up
  8. Jvck James - Love In The Club
  9. June Freedom - Fever
  10. Danny Dubb - A4

What’s he up to right now? “My new project dropping in November - this project is my second achievement as a solo artist, I’ve been experimenting with new sounds in addition to my R&B background - some Drum and bass, Afro house and Electronic.”

Gabriël Ercicia aka Mr Woodcole

In his own words - “I'm a Creative Strategist and DJ. What drives me most is artist exploration and creative expression. I love making and learning new things.”

Mr Woodcole’s top 10 tracks:

  1. Paul Mond - Never To Late
  2. Bastian Bell - Addicted
  3. Wizkid - Essence ft. Tems
  4. Trippie Redd - Take A Walk
  5. DJU DJU - Can't Get You Out Of My Mind
  6. Idaly - STARS
  7. Oxlade - KU LO SA
  8. Kaytraminé - 4EVA
  9. Potato Head People - Baby Got Work
  10. Paul Mond - Cajun Fries

What’s he up to right now? “One thing we have been doing this year is coming together through karaoke nights, combining this with food and music. The next Doki Doki Karaoke will be at Forbidden Garden on the 8th of December where I’ll also be DJing.”

Hearnsy Herns

In his own words - “You can call me Hearns. By day I’m a trainer across running, spinning and boxing. By night a music-junkie searching for tracks to play when I DJ as well as give my audience the flowers they deserve when I M.C.”

Hearnsy Herns top 10 tracks:

  1. Wizkid - Money and Love
  2. Bakar - Hell n Back
  3. Kaytranada - Be careful (ft Thundercat)
  4. AYLO - Tekkers
  5. Chaos in the CBD - Its up to me - instrumental
  6. Namesbliss, scruz - Iniesta Flow
  7. Kida Kudz - National Anthem
  8. Peven Evertt - Heat up
  9. NxWorries, Anderson Paak, H.E.R, Knxwledge - Where I go
  10. Ragz Originals - Ego

What’s he up to right now? “I was the one on crutches at Hide & Seek - I’d torn my Achilles Tendon. It's definitely been a challenging time for me, but my focus is now on recovering and getting back to myself. I’m counting down the days to show you how much stronger and better than ever I'll be once I'm back on my feet.”

Giano Codrington aka MC KIDDWONDER

In his own words - “As well as owning my own clothing brand, I’m an event organiser, party host and I work for the clothing brand Patta too. My passion lies within the culture I grew up in. Clothing, sports, music and parties have always been a part of me. Being able to do my own thing is always inspiring.”

MC Kiddwonder’s top 10 tracks:

  1. The Notorious BIG ft Method Man - The What
  2. Missy Elliot - The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)
  3. Skepta - I Spy
  4. Smino - Netflix and Dusse
  5. Kendrick Lamar ft Drake - Poetic Justice
  6. D’Angelo - Devil's Pie
  7. Lauryn Hill - Ex Factor
  8. Lil Wayne - Money On My Mind
  9. Wizkid - No Stress
  10. Vince Staples - When Sparks Fly

What’s he up to right now? “My brand is called Demeanour, it’s my full creative outlet at the moment and I’m very happy with how it’s progressing. The journey has only just started so it can only get better.”

Nixon Dias

In his own words - “I’m inspired by life and culture, it makes me who I am.”

Nixon Dias’s top 10 tracks:

  1. Slum village - fall in love
  2. The Notorious B.I.G - Unbelievable 2005 remaster
  3. Jay Z - Do it Again (put ya hands up)
  4. Busta Rhymes - Put your hands where my eyes could see
  5. Jay Z - Ain’t no n****
  6. SWV - I’m so into you
  7. Outkast - Rose Parks
  8. Sleepy Brown - I can’t wait
  9. Nas, Hit Boy - Ultra Black
  10. Musiq Soulchild - Just Friends

What’s he up to right now? “I’m working on a new event called Hip Hop Hooray! Go check it out!”

Mert Kirez aka Hayrettin

In his own words - “I’m Hayrettin Mert, I operate as a software engineer, DJ and event organiser. I’m inspired by my surroundings, the people around me and the hustle mentality I learned through hip-hop.”

Hayrettin Mert’s top 10 tracks:

  1. Dave - Tequila
  2. Sainté - Compare
  3. Unknown T Ft Knucks - Right Hand
  4. SamRecks - Love & Attention
  5. Tyla - Water
  6. Earthgang Ft spillage village - Imagine
  7. Skiifall - 2 Charming
  8. Brent Faiyaz - WY@
  9. Sade - Is it a Crime
  10. Ragz Originale Ft Sampha - Flashbacks

What’s he up to right now? “For the time being I’ve paused doing events because I want to create some space for my mental health. But we have something cooking for December so make sure you keep an eye on @thewireworldwide to stay updated.”

We’re proudly sharing the sounds *curated and created* by our communities, see regular updates on our Spotify. Listen to the full selection, right here on Spotify and check out the next Hide & Seek party on January 31st. More details to be revealed soon, to be announced on our Instagram first.