Liudmila Catan, aka DJLiutik and her fiancé Freek are big names in the Dubai musical landscape, both respectively known for their cool sets and underground edge.
DJLiutik has played gigs after gigs, from super hype parties hosted by fashion most renown names (Dior, Chanel, Tory Burch, Karl Lagerfeld, Adidas, Mulberry, Carolina Herrera, Jimmy Choo…) to her Soho Garden DXB residency (Soho Social Wednesdays), infusing the dancefloors with Hip-Hop, House, Funk and Soul tunes.
The second half of this real musical duo is Mustafa Mohamed Ismail, known as Freek, a Somalian MC, rapper, director and record producer from Abu Dhabi whose considered at the roots of the conception of “Arabic Drill Rap“. Pioneer in the GCC underground music scene, he has performed on big stages in the UAE, the UK and more. He’s been nominated to compose a feature song for an Adidas marketing campaign last year and it only gets better from here. His EP’ “150”, including features from international artists is meant to drop by the last quarter of the year.
We asked them for a playlist with their favorite tunes.
Cover picture/Freek & DJLiutik shot by Hassan Hajjaj