Kookum is a DJ and videographer from the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation, and Cold Lake First Nations, their maternal Denesuline traditional territory. Based out of Vancouver BC, Kookum has been making a name for their self across the country and is no stranger in the community.
Kookum is an open format DJ inspired by EDM and Hip Hop music. This diverse-mix diva is a force on the decks and always keeps it hype, fresh, and unpredictable.
Kooks is the official DJ for the hip-hop duo Snotty Nose Rez Kids. Before quarantine they were touring nationally and internationally. DJ Kookum was also performing at various music festivals, holding down a weekly DJ residency, facilitating videography and DJ workshops, operating sound and lighting for community dance parties, and working as a DJ mentor at a weekly East Van youth drop in program called The Hip Hop Drop.
Now you can catch DJ Kookum performing live for various online festivals, DJing small private parties and backyard BBQ’s, making beats in the studio, shooting videos, curating online events, and selling merchandise on her new online store. She also works as a video editor and is the music supervisor for the children’s television series ‘Coyote Science’. Kookum is dedicated to learning more about live streaming professionally and helping artists adapt to the online world. djkookum.com