Peggy Gou Height, Age, and Biography
Peggy Gou is an internationally renowned DJ and producer with an impressive repertoire. In addition, she established her own fashion line and collaborated with Louis Vuitton’s Virgil Abloh on Louis Vuitton collaborations.
Beginning her recording journey in January 2016 when she made her debut on Radio Slave’s Rekids label with The Art of War Part 1, featuring Galcher Lustwerk, she has gone on to record four more EPs including Once and Han.
Early Life and Education
Peggy Gou is a well-recognized celebrity around the globe. Due to her hard work and fan support, she has achieved great success in her career. Additionally, Peggy actively participates in charitable activities by supporting various charities.
She speaks both Korean and English fluently, having been born on 3 July 1991 in Incheon, South Korea and arriving at London at 14 to pursue a fashion degree at the renowned London College of Fashion.
Her musical journey began in 2009 when her Korean friend taught her how to DJ. Since then she has made appearances at Cirque Le Soir Soho and performed weekly at The Book Club East London before debuting with DJ-Kicks Vol 69 released through!k7 Records in 2019.
Peggy Gou is known for expressing herself creatively while remaining professional in her work, garnering many fans along the way. In 2019, she launched KIRIN (Korean for “giraffe”) with support from Virgil Abloh’s New Guards Group; additionally she established an independent record label called Gudu Records.
As she expands her musical career by touring globally, she made her first performance appearance at Berghain Club and shared the stage with artists like The Black Madonna and DJ Koze.
Peggy Gou’s live performances aside, Peggy Gou is known for producing tracks in various styles including deep house, minimal house, trance and electronic music using Ableton Live for production. Her active presence on social media has attracted numerous followers who enjoy her humorous tweets.
Achievement and Honors
Peggy Gou has established an impressive list of accomplishments during her successful musical career. As an adept multidisciplinary talent, her tracks draw influence from different styles like deep house, dance music, minimal and trance music.
Her first gig took place at Cirque Le Soir in Soho before she started performing regularly at The Book Club in East London. In 2013, she learned DJ using Ableton and released her debut song Hungboo that same year.
Peggy Gou has since gone on to become the first female DJ at Berghain, launch her fashion label KIRIN (which means giraffe in Korean), and establish her independent record label Gudu Records. Forbes Magazine honored Peggy with one of its 30 Most Influential Leaders and Entrepreneurs under 30 awards in 2019.
Peggy Gou is an exceptional multi-talented personality who excels at fashion, music, and design. Her career began by taking piano lessons as a child before moving to London at age fourteen to study fashion at the prestigious London College of Fashion.
Her energetic DJ sets, inspired by Detroit, London and Berlin sounds have garnered much acclaim among underground circles. She released her first mix CD as part of DJ-Kicks series from!K7 in 2018 followed by “Moment” EP on Gudu label in 2019.
In February 2019 she officially unveiled her fashion line KIRIN (Korean for “giraffe”) with the support of Virgil Abloh’s New Guards Group and became resident DJ at Berghain nightclub.
Gou has become an inspiration to young women worldwide through her energetic performances and fashion sense. Additionally, she has advocated on behalf of mental health awareness and sustainability initiatives.
She currently resides in Berlin and boasts seven EPs on record labels such as Ninja Tune and Phonica. Furthermore, in 2019 she established her own Gudu Records label.
Forbes named Gou one of Asia’s 30 under-30 leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs in 2019. She then unveiled her fashion label KIRIN (“giraffe” in Korean) through New Guards Group with support from Virgil Abloh in February of that year.
Gou has performed at venues worldwide, such as Sub Club and Panorama Bar alongside DJ The Black Madonna. She released two-song EP ‘Moment EP’ on her Gudu Records label this year.