Music lovers rejoice! d3 Unplugged sessions will continue throughout the month of
February with a brand new line-up of local talent and exciting performances.
Singer and rapper Moh Flow, neo-soul singer Reem Ekay, spoken word artist Jaysus Zain,
singer and songwriter Danny Aridi and many more will be among the performers of this
month’s Unplugged sessions. DJ acts include Sonya, DJ Liutik, DJ Shock and Travis J.
Join us every Saturday from 6pm onwards between Buildings 8 and 9 at the stairs by
- Location: Between Buildings 8 & 9
- Time: 6pm onwards
Get to know the performers
SONYA is an avid DJ whose signature sound of blending everything from Hip Hop,
Funk, House and Pop has given her an opportunity to DJ shows for thousands of
people on convention center stages, fashion shows, festivals, brand events and club
She began her djing journey in 2014 and is a graduate of the Jam Master Jay’s
legendary Scratch DJ Academy. Sonya has since been able to travel the world, djing
for many notable brands including Hermes, YSL, Paco Rabanne, Versace, Nike and many
Since 2005, Syrian born artist Moh Flow’s journey in music has witnessed an
evolution of a
rapper-turned-singer and now a songwriter. The 13-year veteran has released three
a well-received debut album, ‘This is You’, some notable collaborations- including
the soundtrack for the Daytime Emmy nominated ‘I’m with the Banned’- and is set to
latest album masterpiece, ‘Faith’, a personal retrospective in September 2018.
Australian songwriter/producer 'Bru Fave' brings a blend of Rock, Soul and Island
influences to his live show and song writing. Citing main influences such as Lenny
Kravitz, Stevie Wonder and Craig David, his live loop show is a chilled out and
Catch him performing around Dubai everyday of the week at venues such as Nikki
Beach Hotel, Grapeskin and Jumeirah Beach Hotel.
Danny Aridi is a Canadian/Lebanese multi-award winning singer and songwriter,
signed by Universal Music. He has been performing for more than 10 years and won a
number of talent shows and nominations for his music. He has a unique, raspy,
powerful voice and has performed before some internationally known artists such as
Calvin Harris, P!NK, Fifth Harmony, Katy Perry, The Backstreet Boys, Guns n Roses,
and Post Malone.
DJ Liutik has been in the hospitality industry since she was 20 years old.
Moldovian born DJ Liutik worked at the prestigious Dance Planet Night Club in
Chinsinau, Moldova for three years.
Having been influenced by the music and club culture of the environments that she
worked in, DJ Liutik deejayed at private events in Dubai and decided to become an
independent DJ. She has performed at prestigious events like Abu Dhabi Red Bull Air
Race alongside Nancy Ajram. Her music is eclectic and encompasses house, R&B, and
Saffron Collins is a 17-year-old, UAE-raised singer-songwriter who has already
released an EP, has made high-profile festival appearances and produced many
She has since been signed to Universal Music MENA, Dubai, and released 4 new
At 19 years old, Hasan Malik has quickly established himself as one of Dubai’s
upcoming talents, performing at several prominent venues across the region. He made
his national debut in February 2016, performing at the Middle East's biggest
musical festival, RedFest DXB, as part of an international lineup including Rita
Ora, Adam Lambert, and Fifth Harmony. In November 2016, Hasan won the Yasalam
Emerging Talent Competition, performing at Beats on the Beach alongside Travis
Scott and Sean Paul, as well as earning a 2017 Du Arena Residency. In late 2016,
Hasan performed at du Arena before both Coldplay and Rihanna and was the opening
act for Olly Murs during his Spring Tour Concert. In 2018, Hasan performed at
RedFest DXB for the second time and headlined his first show as part of The Fridge
Concert Series. Hasan recently signed with Universal Music and will be releasing
his debut tracks throughout 2019.
Tino’s purpose in life is to move people through song! His passion for music stems
from his influential Samoan heritage and his love for gospel and soul records.
Paying homage to his favorite records, his live performances showcase his
proficient musical and unique vocal styling, as well as his friendly, down to earth
DJ Shock has an outstanding resume including tours in USA, Europe, UAE, Russia
Georgia, Ukraine and Belarus and performing with top artists as Pitbull, Craig
David, Mystikal, Coolio, Shaggy, Fat Boy Slim, G Unit, Snap, Meek Mill and much
Playing and residency at the best clubs in UAE: Billionaire Mansion, Armani Prive,
Zero Gravity, Stereo Arcade, Crystal, Movida, Sensation, Aloft, Mirage.
Reem Ekay is a multitude of creative professions, and dubs herself a “project-based
artist”. She is an architect shaping the city by day and dives into facilitating
the city’s sound by night. Predominantly a spoken word poet, she weaves her pieces
into neo-soul tracks, and shifts between the two mediums in her work - which is
based on various discourses about the metropolis she calls home. Born and raised in
Dubai, she has performed at venues such as the Music Room, Dubai Design District,
FRAME, Al Serkal Avenue, NYUAD, collaborated with brands such as Brownbook, MINI
COOPER Fashion, Dubai Fashion-Forward, SoleDXB, Freshly Ground Sounds, Rooftop
Rhythms to name a few. An avid supporter and player in Dubai’s growing urban scene,
Reem Ekay channels her unique sound and arrangements to tell her story - with an
old school flavor.
Jaysus Zain has the ability to split himself into multiple characters that are all
intricately raw and beautiful. He uses words as his powerful medium for
illustrating dreams, weaving visions, and telling stories. His use of words are
nothing less than notes that harmoniously develops into a melody that connects us
all by delivering a relatable mental visual of the symphony we experience as our
Influenced by the sounds of the '70s, '80's Soul/R&b Music, Jindi delivers
different styles through his music, having a melody driven songwriting technique.
The Sudanese artist incorporates elements of Funk, Soul, Reggae into his music.
Toronto nativeDIJT Developed his sound working with Drake, Majid Jordan and other
artists from the OVO camp. 3 World Tours and Multiple Albums later, TJ brings his
electric collection of genres and unmatched energy to Dubai, landing a residency at
La Carnita and Cartel.
Zenden Lavon is a singer/Hip Hop artist that delivers powerful messages through
soulful sounds and recently had the opportunity to open for the legendary rapper
NAS at the SOLE DXB festival. He is a creative force looking to disrupt the music
scene as his music continues to reach new heights.
NOON is the kind of band you might expect, or rather hope, to encounter in the UAE
– an audio approximation of the Emirates’ cluttered cosmopolitanism and
contemporary, borderless ethos. Made up of three players, drawn from different
cultural and musical backgrounds, the instrumental trio bravely embody, and
certainly enliven, the hackneyed idea of East/West musical fusions.