Daniyah, DJ ANGLE (she/they) is a queer brown ladyperson living on unceded lands of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish),and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples. She has been a member of the local nightlife and activist communities for many years, finding ways to connect their passions in music/events and social justice. Making her home here of 23 years, Daniyah brings a deep understanding of local issues and are always motivated to support the work of bringing positive change to every community they have the privilege of being welcomed into. Daniyah quickly became a DJ after spending much time at Lotus, Gorg-O-Mish, and Red Room. This experience let to opportunities such as being the DJ for the Official Lady Gaga Afterparty, hosting Open Dex @ Anza Club for several years, participating in the Lab Art Show and Vancouver Art Attack multiple years running, and playing at various queer events like Lipstick Jungle, Killjoy, and Babes on Babes. An avid fan of electronic music, there is no doubt that Daniyah has a great taste for music; expect a carefully curated set with catchy beats and deep moods that exemplify their dynamic personality. Currently, Daniyah represents the Vancouver Pride Society and builds training and leadership opportunities for aspiring performers and organizers through their work in the Diversity project.

Lucca and Rebecca explore Daniyah’s past and how it has brought her to the present, and discover the impact of her work as a DJ/orchestrator of activation!

 

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