Junior White is a DJ/producer celebrating 30 years in house music as of 2018. After a stint of studio work for the legendary Tony Humphries on records such as “House Work” and “Hostile Takeover” for Tony Records, he is currently in high demand as a remixer. As of late he’s turned out mixes for the likes of house luminaries; Frankie Knuckles, Inaya Day, Byron Stingily and CeCe Rogers as well original productions for DJ Spen’s Quantize Recordings.
He has a loyal following tuned in weekly to his radio show on Urban Movement Radio and has been a regular guest for years on the House in Harlem Show on WHCR 90.3 FM.
A native of Naples Italy, dj/producer Junior White has three decades of experience mixing and djing. As a teenager he was hired at Boom Boom Record Shop in Naples where he fine-tuned his ear for underground dance music. He began djing under the tutelage of Dj Tony White, who became his mentor. Soon he was playing his own nights in the clubs of Naples and in 1992 he was resident in one of the biggest clubs in Southern Italy, the Metropolis.
Around this time Junior White also took an interest in production and A&R. While still in Italy he worked as A&R/Import Buyer for Level One Distribution, the third largest distributer in Europe at that time. He also started collaborating with musicians in the studio on various projects including Fluide – “Vaccara’” (King Street Records).
In 1999 he moved to New York City and opened his own company “Music & Song Inc.” Within 6 months he was collaborating with many US Labels including Strictly Rhythm, Atlantic Records and Nervous Records to name a few. Meanwhile he was Djing around town in various clubs such as: GBH, Cheetha, Dekk and Centro-Fly.
Soon after, Junior White began collaborating with singer/songwriter, Noelle Barbera. The two began producing house music projects with the help of Gianni “Blackjack” Fontana of Explode Studios. Their releases on Favouritizm, SoulShine Recordings, Soundmen on Wax, Shines Records and Sounds of the Booth began making DJ top ten lists and gaining worldwide support.
In 2010, Junior initiated his Gospel Project, a collection of remixes of popular Gospel artists for the dance floor. His remix of Kirk Franklin’s “Keep Your Head” has become a staple at clubs and festivals worldwide including the famous Southport Weekender.
As a DJ, Junior White recently toured the Carribean and Southern Italy playing international hot spots; Turistico Beach Park, Club Tantra, and Living among others. In 2011, Junior was resident Dj at a weekly party in NYC with Tony Humphries @ Club Cayenne. He continues to play to New York crowds having recently played at Nikki Beach, Le Souk, Zanzibar NYC, and SOHO House.