The DJ is alleged to have said that women are “worse at DJing than men are.”
Konstantin, co-founder of Germany’s Giegling collective and label, has been criticized for sexist comments made during an interview with Groove magazine.
The DJ was quoted as saying in a translated version of the article that has been circulating on social media that it’s “unfair that female DJs are so heavily promoted” and that women are “worse at DJing than men are.”
Konstantin is also alleged to have said that “women who seek careers in male-dominated industries like the DJ business must lose their ‘female qualities’ and become ‘manly’”.
The Black Madonna and all-female dance music collective Discwoman supported the picture painted of Konstantin in the Groove interview with their own testimony, alleging that he had said similar things to them in the past.
A tweet from Discwoman’s account said that Konstantin had said the same to some of their members “verbatim”, while The Black Madonna said that he had referred to himself as a “chauvinist” Keep Reading