Vick Hope and her mother, Adey: ‘Vick could talk before she could walk and hasn’t shut up since!’

The DJ and her mother recreate an old photo, and talk about race, rebellion and the power of a good natter

Presenter Vick Hope, AKA Victoria Nwayawu Nwosu-Hope, was born in Newcastle upon Tyne in 1989, before she and her family – mother Adey, father Nigel and three brothers – moved to Northumberland. After graduating from Cambridge with a degree in modern languages, she moved to London, working as an MTV runner before landing gigs hosting Crufts, the Capital FM Breakfast show and backstage reporting on primetime series incuding The X Factor. An Amnesty International ambassador, and judge on this year’s Women’s Prize for Fiction, she hosts Radio 1’s Going Home With Vick and Jordan, Life Hacks and The Official Chart: First Look, plus her podcast series, Songs to Live By.

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