Biography

Niko Yu is a Korean DJ/Producer from Copenhagen, Denmark.

Niko fell in love with music at an early age; by the time he was thirteen he had bought his first DJ equipment and had started practicing daily at home. It wasn’t long before Niko was DJ´ing friend’s house parties and at sixteen years old got his first job as a club DJ.

Now immersing himself into the art of turntablism and gaining interest in production, soon after bought his first Akai MPC.

Now twenty years on he shows no sign of slowing down!

Niko is now the official tour DJ for New York-based rapper Afu-Ra (Gangstarr Foundation) and has a long list of support acts with and for, international established hiphop artists including The Outlawz, Nipsey Hussle, The Game, Jeru The Damaja, The Beatnuts, B-Real (Cypress Hill), Xzibit and rap legend Big Daddy Kane just to name a few.

He has also been working with the Danish rap pioneer DeePee (Rockers By Choice), Pat B & Meller, Cas (KBH Kartel), Tobias Støier a.k.a Støi, Marc KD, Komplot and numerous other Danish artists.

Niko is also one half of the rap duo “Alliancen” (The Alliance) with rapper Patrick Chan. They released their debut album “I Love Alliancen” in 2005, which was re-released in Japan in 2010.

He has transitioned from being known only as a hiphop DJ into playing “open format” and gets the party going by switching up genres, and serving the crowd anything from 90’s urban classics, funky mash-ups,chilled out grooves to the latest Top 40 dancefloor tunes.

He is known for being able to “read” and adapt to the crowd, and this is the reason he earns his placeas the supporting DJ at live shows and is prolific playing sets at clubs around the world.

Niko is currently based in Cambodia, where he is working fulltime DJ´ing around the country,and collaborating with different artists both as a DJ and a producer with his team “Kreative Kingz”.

The future looks bright.

Venues played include:

Ama´r Bio | Copenhagen,Denmark

Banyan Tree | Kampot, Cambodia

Boom Box Circolo | Brescia, Italy

Circle Club | Seoul, Korea

Cheers | Siem Reap, Cambodia

Club Kaserme | Basel, Switzerland

Club Love | Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Club Vera | Seoul, Korea

Den Grå Hal Christiania | Copenhagen, Denmark

Elbow Room | Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Gwanju 5:18 Memorial Hall | Gwangju, Korea

Generator | Copenhagen, Denmark

Generator | London, United Kingdom

FCC & The Mansion | Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Klub 134 | Düsseldorf, Germany

La Java | Strasbourg, France

Loby Club | Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Lotte Hotel | Seoul, Korea

Loppen Christiania | Copenhagen, Denmark

Midtfyn Festival | Ringe, Denmark

Macaroni Market | Seoul, Korea

Muse | Taichung & Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Muse | Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Nasa | Copenhagen, Denmark

Nova | Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Otres Market | Otres / Sihanoukville, Cambodia

Pumpehuset | Copenhagen, Denmark

Pontoon | Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Pontoon Pulse | Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Riverhouse | Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Rust | Copenhagen, Denmark

Skanderborg Festival | Skanderborg, Denmark

Stengade 30 | Copenhagen, Denmark

Tivoli | Copenhagen, Denmark

The Garage | London, United Kindgom

The Rock | Phnom Penh, Cambodia

The Vera Project | Seattle, USA

Vega | Copenhagen, Denmark

Wściekły Pies | Wroclaw, Poland