Sat 5th 0:30 - 2:00

The Smudge

Popola creates events celebrating the richness of rhythm and expression by the Afro Latinx Caribbean diaspora while providing safe(r) spaces for all women and QPOC folks to be unapologetically themselves.

IVICORE:, Ivicore founder & organiser of Popola UK, the explosive Venezuelan DJ who plays spicy upbeat tunes inspired by Afro, Latin, and Caribbean music. From remixes to classics to the latest hits around, Ivicore's unique combination of riddims and edits will make you twerk, sing, and sweat non-stop, creating a new ritual in the club scene that she calls 'Elektro Perreo'. Ivicore is known for bringing perreo bangers, taking people on a tropical journey of joy and culture appreciation. In addition to her music,.
CHEZA: CHEZA LUCINA is a multi-dimensional artivist. Curating sets that weave big bassy grooves together, exposing the underground sounds from all around. Travelling across space from South London to South Africa, over to South America and back to St.Vincent. spanning genres from soca, dembow and amapiano to jungle, dubstep and garage! You'll find CHEZA LUCINA on the stage in the UK every weekend playing for events and venues like Somerset House, Secret Garden Party, Howl, Riposte, Queer Rave, Popola and more. Whilst making their world debut, CHEZA landed in the Dominican Republic, Bulgaria, Tanzania and Kenya in 2022. And 2023 is a whole bag of new treats! Twende!! Also Co-organiser of Popola UK.