Jaguar exudes positivity: it’s positively part of her DNA. She enjoys the company of fellow music-loving humans and has a can-do attitude that’s seen her traverse various areas of the music industry, from radio production and party promoter to writer, presenter and of course as a DJ both on Radio 1 and bi-weekly on Reprezent and across Europe as part of her burgeoning DJ career on the road and in the rave. An active member of the LGBTQ+ community, she’s just launched her own party brand Utopia – a perfect moment of togetherness, colourful sounds and friendly faces. Like almost everything she’s involved with, she’s super-excited about it. She’s part of a D.I.Y. generation with the ability to do anything and everything, and for
Jaguar and her peers, that is exactly what they aim to do. It’s no accident that she has set up a busy WhatsApp group bubbling with daily ideas and ideals for budding and up-and-coming artists, young industry-heads and most importantly, those who love music discover. Jaguar has played an integral part in launching the careers of Prospa, TSHA, Blueprint, India Jordan, Effy and James Organ. In the end, it all comes back to that sense of community.
“The DIY generation,” she muses. “Well, for my generation, there’s so much at our fingertips. You can do anything and everything! These days you’re not just a producer, DJ or presenter: everything is blurred! And I find that there’s a nice community spirit and people want to work together, which is really positive.” As we speak midway through March, the world, as you will have noticed, has changed considerably. And that might be the understatement of the century. But like her peers, Jaguar remains positive about the creative ideas that are being conjured day by day. Does she think things will get better? “I hope so. I’m amazed that artists are so motivated! People seem to be excited about having time to do stuff. My WhatsApp group now has 150 people in it and we communicate in that all the time to share