Hailing from West London, Beats 1 DJ & presenter, Ellie Prohan, has fast cemented her name in the industry. Raised in a single mother Persian household, Ellie outplayed the odds by coming out with her sexuality and pursued her dream of being an International DJ. In a short span, Ellie has organised charity events for world mental health day, started a club night for the LGBTQIA+ community, created a series of DJ showcase nights and started her own cultural discovery show ‘Eat, Dance, Discover’.
Ellie’s energy and charismatic personality makes her perfect for presenting, having interviewed the likes of Ari Lennox, Princess Nokia, Waka Flocka, Stefflon Don, Shaggy, Snoh Aalegra, amongst many more to hosting the primetime ‘Happy Hour’ show on award winning female led station Foundation FM.
Ellies has captivated crowds from London to New York as well as an impressive festival circuit. Championed by brands such as Nike, Milk Make up, JD, Bumble, Puma and Flannels to name a few.
You can hear Ellie live as one of the voices to The Beats 1 List show for London. The show is based on Apple Music’s The Beats 1 List playlist, showcasing the world’s best new music.
As a highly talented gay middle eastern woman, the importance of being an active representation within the music and entertainment industry is of upmost important to Ellie. As her ambitious career continues to grow from strength to strength, Ellie Prohan is one to watch.