David Akosim - BBC Radio 1xtra

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Producer, BBC Radio 1xtra

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David Akosim currently produces Sian Anderson’s show on BBC 1Xtra and Radio 1’s flagship dance music strand, The Residency.  The past 4 years gas seen David produce content for BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra's various specialists shows from Grime's DJ Cameo and Logan Sama to D&B's Crissy Criss ; he has amassed a wealth of experience recording and broadcasting music from across the world including Jamaica & Nigeria. David has a great influence over the shape and direction of youth music in the UK as part of the BBC Radio 1Xtra playlist and set up the 1Xtra specialist playlist committee: a campaign to push cutting edge artists from the streets and clubs to the playlist. Such high accomplishments has seen David inducted to the Radio Academy's 30 under 30 list for 2017. 

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