NICKY B is a Johannesburg-based artist, DJ, educator, writer and radio-show host. She is internationally regarded as a specialist in World Music and World Beats, with African music being her particular area of expertise. For the past 21 years she has also produced and presented The World Show - a weekly specialist music radio show, broadcast live on Johannesburg-based station Kaya FM 95.9. As a DJ and MC, she performs regularly at venues, events and festivals in South Africa and internationally. Nicky B has just completed a five-month residency programme at Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, France, from where she broadcast her show live.