One of the top 1000 spinners on the planet - as voted for by DJ
Magazine clubbers - is hoping to climb even higher and make the Top
200 this year. And, as a lesbian on the dance scene, Rebecca
Saforia has already made unprecedented inroads to a traditionally
Kicking off her summer with a headline set for Judge Jules,
Rebecca's a regular face behind some of the world's most
prestigious decks, ripping the roofs off superclubs like
Gatecrasher, Pacha, and Ministry of Sound.
But, she says, the path hasn't always been easy:
"As a female DJ I didn't get taken seriously by promoters to
start off with, but as soon as they saw what I did to their dance
floors, there's been no stopping me!"
Big name DJs regularly perform on her monthly radio show, and her
debut track, Palingenesis, went straight into the dance charts at
number one. With more top spot dance hits and support from Armin
Van Buuren and Tiesto, it's fair to say she's enjoying a tidal
swell of support from the international clubberatti.
Speaking about her father, who was the owner of Blackpool's
first nightclub, Rebecca said:
"I'm proud of where I've come from, but also where I am
today - I just wish my father was here to see it. From scratching
my dad's records at the age of three, to electrifying an audience
of thousands at Ministry, I can truly say my childhood dream has
Seeing the devastation that breast cancer can cause after her
friend survived the illness, Rebecca now wants to use her career as
a force for good. She will donate 5% of her DJ income to Breast
Cancer Awareness over the next year - helping to beat the disease,
one beat at a time.
You can vote for Rebecca Saforia in this year's Top 100 DJ
Magazine Competition at www.top100djs.net The higher
she gets, the more she will be able to donate to Breast Cancer
Awareness - so show your support by voting today.
Free mixes can be downloaded from RebeccaSaforia.com