Edward Adoo is a broadcaster, writer, music consultant and DJ he is an ardent music lover with a vision that unites the dancefloor through eclectic sounds.
Ed’s love of electronic and black music led to him to become a DJ hosting club nights, playing at launch parties and brand launches for Blackberry, T-Mobile, Sky and Silverstone. In 2008 he fronted a prime-time Saturday night specialist show on NME Radio championing rising stars and new talent alongside established big name artists from Mylo and Danny Rampling to Simian Mobile Disco.
Ed has appeared on BBC Breakfast, BBC News Channel and Sky News. He has featured as a music critic on BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio 1 Review Show, BBC Asian Network, BBC Radio Wales and discussed London issues on LBC Radio. He has also guest DJ’ed on BBC Radio 6 Music’s 6 Mix. Ed was part of Channel 4′s More 4 continuity launch team, has performed as a promo/character voice on MTV Base, voiced trails and idents for XFM, Kerrang, Kiss FM London. Ed regularly guests on BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio London and London Live.
Ed hosts a weekly news, music and topical based programme every Sunday evening on BBC Three Counties.
More recently Ed has branched off into the world of journalism as a social commentator with articles featured in the Evening Standard (as part of their political panel), The Independent, The Voice, Media Week, Campaign, Q, Broadcast, Jewish News. Ed has been on BBC Radio 2’s Jeremy Vine Show debating security in schools and featured in The Stage, BBC’s Ariel and has a Huffington Post blog.
Ed also DJs at some of London most prestigious haunts, DOGSTAR BRIXTON, Somerset House, The Hospital Club, Sketch, Sanderson, Barrio East, Barrio Central, The Big Chill Bar, Home House, The Welly (The Wellington) and The Macbeth.