Rokia Bamba is a sound artist, DJ and radio producer. She DJs in activist circles such as Globalicious, La Colonie, Massimadi, where she is also responsible for the booking. In 2021 she will curate the first Belgian edition of the ‘New Afro Ke-Pon’ festival. She has a unique style that mixes a cappella with groove and punk and many other genres, a style she developed in the many years since she co-founded Full Mix at Radio Campus, one of the first hip-hop, R&B and funk radio shows (1992).
Rokia Bamba also produces sound works such as 21C/19C_Chpt3_Numbers and Comments (2017), designed for the performative projections of Antje Van Wichelen and My musical Kongo language exploration (2017), live performance at La Colonie, Paris. In 2019, in collaboration with Antje Van Wichelen, she developed the sound design for the exhibition Noisy Images by Photoszene Köln at the Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum Cologne.
In 2019 and 2020, she conceived several projects at the women’s prison Berkendael in Brussels in collaboration with Lezarts Urbain (association active in the socio-artistic field of urban cultures and hip-hop in particular) and a project together with the rap collective Murmuziek at Prison de Forest in Brussels with numerous music workshops and concerts.