Zane Lowe

Zane Lowe

Born 7 August 1973.


Zane Lowe (born Alexander Zane Reid Lowe on 7 August 1973), also known as "Zipper", is a radio DJ, record producer, and television presenter. He was born in Auckland where he formed the hip hop group Urban Disturbance, releasing the album 37 Degrees Latitude in 1994 through Deepgrooves Entertainment, and then forming Breaks Co-Op with Hamish Clark. In Auckland, he was also a presenter on the local music station Max TV, before moving to the United Kingdom. He presents BBC Radio 1's evening show, where he plays a variety of alternative music, including rock, punk, dance, drum and bass, and hip hop. He was also the presenter of the MTV Rocks show Gonzo, having been a former VJ on MTV since 1997, where he presented Brand:New. Lowe currently resides in London with his wife Kara, and his two sons, Jackson and Lucius.

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