written by Elissa French; published July 30th, 2015
clothing courtesy of Pistolette NY
“Ushka is a Brooklyn-based deejay, cultural organizer, and immigrant rights activist. She is part of the music label, Dutty Artz, a collective of deejays and producers creating sonic cultural production and events in NYC as well as one half of iBomba, one of NYC’s premiere parties for global bass music. Having grown up in several parts of the world, her musical influences are as transnational as she is. She is originally from Sri Lanka and grew up in Thailand.”
USHKA AND I MET UP IN CROWN HEIGHTS BROOKLYN
where we both reside, and talked about personal style, childhood, and the changes happening in the neighborhood.