Zezi Ifore

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Zezi Ifore
Born (1985-04-01) 1 April 1985 (age 29)
London, United Kingdom
Nationality British
Occupation Presenter, journalist
Employer Channel 4

Zezi Ifore (/ˈzz ˈfɔər/; born 1 April 1985), is a British television presenter, journalist and DJ.

Early life[edit]

Born in London, Ifore attended Alleyns School in Dulwich, along with Jack Peñate. She studied French and Italian at Oxford University.

Career[edit]

Ifore formed the DJ collective The Coconut Twins,[1] performing and earning acclaim for their work, and both toured with M.I.A. during her KALA Tour in 2007.[2][3] Ifore, has also styled other artists.

Ifore has contributed to publications including i-D and Dazed & Confused, and at the age of 18 was the fashion editor of Live magazine. By the age of 21, she was editor of Super Super magazine. She has since written for The Metro, The Guardian, Electronic Beats and Wad magazine.[4]

Ifore, along with George Lamb, replaced Dermot O'Leary as the host of Big Brother's Little Brother when it returned on 5 June 2008[5] but was dropped for the 2009 series. Ifore also presented Channel 4's music show, Freshly Squeezed, and E4 Music.

Ifore has also worked as a marketing consultant and in A&R.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "East End's top DJs". Time Out. 2007-06-04. Retrieved 2008-09-05. 
  2. ^ "The Fader - Video: MIA, "Bamboo Banga"". The Fader. 2007-05-29. Retrieved 2008-09-05. 
  3. ^ "Dancers are threatening to eclipse their bosses, says Lauren Cochrane". The Guardian. 2008-07-12. Retrieved 2008-09-05. 
  4. ^ "About to Blow: Kesh And Zezi: RWD Magazine". RWD magazine. Archived from the original on 2008-03-13. Retrieved 2008-09-05. 
  5. ^ "Revealed: The NEW BBLB presenters are...". Heatworld. 2008-05-12. Retrieved 2008-05-12. 
  6. ^ "e4music - Presenters". e4music. Retrieved 2008-06-18. 

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