Haitian-American musician, DJ and producer Bapari (AKA Arielle Baptiste) has provided support for artists like Total Freedom, Tygapaw, Shygirl, Coucou Chloe, Mexican Jihad, Kingdom, Bok Bok, DJ Haram and SFV Acid at parties on both coasts and headlined LA's Boiler Room showcase. While living in New York she regularly DJ’d events at venues like Elsewhere, Nowadays, No Bar and Mood Ring as well as playing Melting Point’s New Years Eve Party and Papi Juice in Brooklyn. Most recently, Bapari opened for and served as the tour DJ for Steve Lacy. Bapari has produced tracks for recording artists Saturn Rising, Matiss, Oscar Key Sung, Banoffee, and Davia Spain. She formerly played drums in the LA based punk band Fuck U Pay Us, as well as soccer for the Haitian national team. Bapari DJs the monthly show Puffy on NTS radio and is releasing her debut club EP on Fake Accent Records. i-D magazine paper magazine boiler room nts radio contact [email protected]