26 Aug 2023

Linett Kamala on being one of the first female DJs at carnival

Culture Correspondent

More than 2 million people are expected to fill the streets of West London this weekend for the Notting Hill Carnival.

Among the superstar performers – Linett Kamala, dubbed the Sound System Queen, who was one of the first female DJs ever to play at carnival.

Decades later she’s inspiring the next generation in a traditionally male dominated scene. Our culture correspondent Minnie Stephenson went to meet her: