Host of 'Garth Trinidad'
Garth Trinidad is a modern day griot - a DJ, artist, culture critic who employs various platforms to frame a stylish narrative that celebrates creative independence.
Through radio, event production, music supervision, and journalism, he has introduced the world to such artists as Little Dragon and Janelle Monae, interviewed the likes of Quincy Jones and Yoko Ono, and is credited in part with shaping LA's modern music landscape.
Trinidad has been on KCRW's airwaves since 1996, playing an award-winning international mix of music. He lists Toyota, Nike, Apple, and HBO as clients in his work outside the station as a music supervisor and consultant.
He has been featured in Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone, as well an interviews on ABC-7 and KTLA-5, among others.
An alumni of Otis College of Art & Design, he moonlights as an illustrator and fine artist.
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