After it was awarded DJ Mag’s Best of British Award for Best Virtual Festival last year, the record label now links up with the UK Garage pioneer to continue its work of utilising the power of music to unite people in 2021.
Renowned for his marathon DJ sets — most recently in March 2020 where he partnered with Boiler Room and MyKindDeed for a 24-hour stream — DJ EZ is a true legend in the world of UKG. A musical force for over two decades, his notoriety as a creative mixer makes him one of the best loved acts in dance..
In 2020, Defected’s series of virtual events raised $1.2 million USD for the WHO’s COVID-19 Solidary Response Fund, reaching over 60 million people across lockdown.
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