Khalil is an elite level DJ, Music Supervisor and creative. As founding member of London’s Livin’ Proof and New York’s BackToLife and Shapes parties, Khalil’s musical palette, creative direction and DJ style have proved pivotal in their ongoing success. His approach to DJing has been heavily influenced by the multicultural fabric of London’s nightlife and creative industries, making him a musically diverse and exciting DJ. His sets weave through genres from Hip Hop to RnB and Soul, Dancehall to Afrobeats and through variations of House and Dance music from around the world. Playing between the lines of the expected and unexpected, new and old, to create a distinct style and sound of his own.
Having moved to New York from London in 2015, Khalil has remained a highly active and respected club DJ in both cities and internationally. He’s toured across Asia, Europe, the United States and the UK, playing some of the worlds most renowned events, club and concert venues along the way, plus festival bookings in Europe, Dubai, India, and the UK. Khalil has been the DJ of choice for brands & corporate events, including the likes of Colors Studios, Nike, The Guggenheim, GQ, Pandora, SNL, Soundcloud, and Adidas, He’s been booked alongside a long list of global acts including Kendrick Lamar, Anderson .Paak, A$AP Rocky, David Rodigan, Questlove and Sampha, as well as celebrity events for Marc Jacobs, Adwoa Aboah, Daniel Kaluuya, FKA Twigs, David Beckham, Martha Hunt, and Stormzy. Khalil has been invited to play on BBC Radio, Boiler Room, NTS Radio, Ebro on Beats 1, Sway in the morning and Rinse fm, with playlist curation and Music supervision for Colors Studios, MILK Studios and a forthcoming Netflix film. Khalil has featured press in publications such as Noisey, the FADER, Redbull, iD Online, Highsnobiety, GQ, MILK Studios, and Serato.