Artist: Cardi B Song: Press Via XXL.
Artist: Cardi B Song: Press via Stereogum
I recently caught up with the ladies at the 20six07 podcast to talk about my career so far. There’s also a healthy amount of chat about how good I am at making apple crumble. Definitely worth checking out if you’re pursuing a career like mine as I speak on getting into the industry and discovering […]
While DJing at Bestival’s JägerHaus, I caught up with Soho Radio for an interview. Recorded after my set, press play to hear me talking DJ injuries and Unicorn Zoos… Listen back here.
I recently did an interview with German magazine, BLONDE, read the interview in German here or English below… What do you do and why do you do it? I curate amazing new music via my magazine; Viper, my Rinse FM radio show and my blog. I also host on Beats1, DJ at events, throw parties […]
I recently did an interview with King’s Ransom London about what keeps me awake at night and what I’m most likely to be arrested for… Lily Mercer is the North Londoner who’s love of hip-hop, print publications and a way with words led her to create Viper Magazine. After feeling frustrated with the increasingly limited […]
DJ, CREATOR OF VIPER MAGAZINE, HOST AT BEATS 1 AND RINSE FM MAKING HERstory “I have always loved music, but it wasn’t until my early 20’s that I realised how much I LIVED for it. That was when my passion began to develop into a career. It was all quite organic” Thinking back, very similar […]
I recently did an interview with 94Five for their Tastemakers segment… A tastemaker is someone whose opinion we trust, so much so that we let them set the bar for popular trends and fashions. So if you’re paying any attention to Hip-Hop right now, Lily Mercer is the tastemaker you should be watching. When it […]
Meet Lily, the 26-year-old Rinse FM and Beats 1 DJ who also manages to write, run and promote her own music zine Viper on the side (nbd). Between interviewing everyone from Ashanti to Chance The Rapper, working festivals, like Born & Bred, and running three Insta accounts (she recommends @cashcats, btw) she’s even got time […]
I recently hung out with GUAP, the first video magazine, to explain my journey so far. Check the video out for cheesy dance moves and more… Via GUAP. Photo by Vicky Grout.
Lily Mercer has been gaining a lot of attention since the end of last year, appearing in numerous campaigns for Adidas, G-Shock, Puma etc and DJ’ing for the likes of Google, Supra etc. Some have gone as far as calling her London’s new ‘Music It Girl’ comparing her to the likes of Alexa Chung for […]
I was recently profiled by The Loud Neighbours for an interview in their Women We Love series. Read on to find out how I got into radio and my advice for those wishing to follow in my footsteps…. Words by Kristi Shinfuku. It’s 2016, and we’re not one to look at gender to draw attention […]
I recently spoke to Resuer about hip hop and falling for rappers. Check out at extract of the interview below and read the full interview here. A life in hip hop, hailing from North London, Lily is renowned for breaking US & UK acts into the scene through her self-funded hip hop magazine Viper http://vipermag.com/ […]
After appearing in their Pretty Tough Girls Zine, I recently spoke to Baby-G for an online interview. Read it below and here. Fashion Graduate turned music tastemaker, Lily Mercer gives a quick interview ahead of her set in Selfridges for Baby-G. Name:Lily Mercer Location:London Occupation:Music journalist and DJ What are you listening to at the […]