David ‘Sideman’ Whitely on challenging racial stereotypes, his journey from instagram to radio and why black lives always matter.

Jamaican-born comedian and presenter David Whitely, created his own fame on social media under many aliases. But he’s best known as BBC 1Xtra DJ ‘Sideman’. 

As demonstrations calling for racial justice erupt across the UK and beyond, he speaks to Krishnan about challenging racial stereotypes, his journey from instagram to radio and why black lives always matter.