As a DJ, Lily has spun for brands including adidas, Nike, BeatsByDre, ASOS, Billionaire Boys Club, Mary Katrantzou and Baby-G, plus held down warm up sets at live shows for Zaytoven, DJ Premier, Denzel Curry, GoldLink, BADBADNOTGOOD, Novelist, Young Teflon, Dizzy Wright, plus Jay Prince and Kojey Radical’s first ever headlining shows in the UK. For Kali Uchis’ first ever UK tour, Lily was her show DJ. Lily has played several festivals including Born and Bred in London and 22 Fest in Amsterdam.
For four years, she’s had a weekly radio show, The Lily Mercer Show, on Rinse FM on Monday mornings from 1-3am [GMT] playing the best new, underground hip hop. Through the show, she developed a reputation as a tastemaker, playing artists like Chance the Rapper, 6lack, SZA, Kali Uchis and more on UK radio for the first time. She is also a regular voice on Beats1, Apple’s radio station, hosting London’s playlist hours.
She’s played in a variety of east London’s popular clubs including Miranda at Ace Hotel, XOYO, Kamio, Birthdays, Old Blue Last, The Book Club, Queen of Hoxton and more. Since September 2016, Lily has run sister club nights, CAVALLI FURS and PYREX STIRS, in corporation with Goldenvoice AEG. The events have hosted shows and afterparties for DJ Premier, Flatbush ZOMBiES, CASISDEAD, Belly Squad, Jesse James Soloman, Jevon and Khalid’s first headlining London show. She’s also hosted a live interview with Anderson .Paak for This Is Wired at Genesis Cinema.