Watch Benji B and a string ensemble perform TNGHT tonight

The Radio 1 DJ is set to collaborate with a live orchestra tonight, re-creating tracks from Flying Lotus, Kanye West and TNGHT, and you can stream it in full.


Words by: Aimee Cliff

Radio 1 DJ Benji B is presenting a live broadcast tonight that will see some of his favourite tracks from what he calls “DJ culture” being re-invented as arrangements for a string ensemble.

With a 16-piece string orchestra led by writer and composer Grant Windsor, the broadcast, from the BBC’s Maida Vale studio, will see musicians get their bow-wielding hands on tracks from Timbaland, TNGHT, Flying Lotus, Kanye West, Jeremih and more.

Watch a promotional behind-the-scenes video from the project below, and watch the live broadcast here from 7pm GMT.