The Big Travel Podcast
The Big Travel Podcast
14. DJ Nihal Arthanayake; Buddhist Sri Lankan in Essex, Lebanese Electronica in Beirut and Blasting Drum ‘n’ Bass in a Kenyan Car Park

The transition from rap artist and Asian Beats DJ to serious journalist seems to have been pretty seamless for DJ Nihal, from BBC Radio 1 to serious news programmes on BBC Radio 5Live. Along the way he’s learned to embrace his Sri Lankan heritage, traced Buddha’s steps in India, DJed at the best parties and festivals and surprised himself by enjoying a family cruise. On his BBC Asian Network show he aims to kick the multicultural hornet’s nest and on the Big Travel Podcast we kick just this and much

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