Canadian radio host, DJ, producer and label proprietor B.Traits has introduced that she is leaving BBC Radio 1 after being with the station for six years.
Longtime BBC Radio 1 host Annie Mac made the announcement on her present on Friday, October 12, and B.Traits confirmed the information a video on Facebook. Within the video, B.Traits shared her causes for leaving the station, stating that she feels as if she will be able to not dedicate the required time wanted to make the present the very best it may be. She wrote on Facebook:
"It is with a heavy but excited coronary heart that after 6 years of presenting my present on BBC Radio 1, I've determined to say goodbye to the station to give attention to new tasks. This hasn't been a straightforward choice to make. To be blessed with the chance to play the music I really like and am enthusiastic about to the world is a large honour, however this final summer time has been my busiest but and I’ve been struggling to stability the present with DJ gigs, studio manufacturing, label duties, in addition to the opposite tasks I've on the go and the brand new adventures I’m about to embark on. For me, the present has at all times been its greatest when it's dwell, and as a consequence of my gig schedule, I discovered myself having to pre-record way more than I'd have appreciated to. It’s vital to me that the standard of the present maintains a excessive customary, and at the moment of my profession, there are new, younger, tasks that want my undivided consideration, so I've determined to step down and let Radio 1 make approach for a brand new Friday night time schedule"
B.Traits went on to thank varied figures who've impacted her whereas she's held her BBC Radio 1 residency over the previous six years. Her ultimate radio present on the station will happen on October 26
2018 has been a busy yr for B.Traits, who has toured world wide making stops all through Europe and the United States whereas additionally focusing her consideration to her In.Toto document label that can launch its third EP this yr, with a observe premiered by Mixmag earlier this week.
Watch B.Trait's full farewell video beneath.
For extra, examine how B.Traits' paleo eating regimen retains her match on tour and watch her DJ set in The Lab LDN right here.