Niéna Drake is a highly respected Emmy Award-Winning Producer and DJ. She was the first television producer to interview and feature Kanye West and Oscar and Golden Globe Winner Common on television in Chicago. Niéna Drake has been in high demand deejaying & hosting at the hottest venues from her hometown of Chicago to New York, Los Angeles and around the world. She has worked for some of the world’s biggest brands, charities and celebrities, such as NIKE, Jordan Brand, Rolls-Royce, Starbucks, McDonald's, Vogue, TED.com, SPIN Media, Verizon, Spotify, Tidal, HBO, BET, Fandango, the LVMH Group, Chicago Bears, The First Lady Michelle Obama and many more. She was named the "Hottest DJ On The Planet" and The Chicago Tribune named her "one of the most influential" Chicagoans. Her latest television appearances include DJing on the NFL Network with Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders. Her extensive expertise have have also positioned her as a Music Supervisor. She has been a DJ and Co-Host on Chicago's top radio and when she’s not deejaying the hottest celebrity, brand & corporate events, she shares her time and talents doing motivational speaking, mentoring and philanthropy work.
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