Words by Kay Ferdinand

Content warning: racism

Welcome to Voices by Black Artist Database; a mixed media series of interviews with talented Black artists and music industry members, where we champion the voices of Black people within the global electronic music sphere.

June sees us invite the inspirational Lakuti – real name Lerato Khathi – for a deep dive into her rich life in underground music, with up and coming Londoner Heléna Star.


This conversation was recorded 8th June 2021, and published 23rd June 2021.

Many thanks to Usher Lavelle for his work on editing the podcasts (Twitter/IG: @usherlavelle), and Milo Craig for the jingle (IG: @milocraig).


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