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Roy Davis Jr – DJ, Producer & Songwriter talks chicago house

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Jon Skinner

4.2.2013

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Music Gateway is proud to announce that DJ and Producer Roy Davis Jr will be joining us as a judge for one of our remix competitions.

The music competitions themselves have not been detailed however more news on this is due soon

Roy Davis Jr began his own production company called Phuture in the 90’s, he is most famous for the track ‘Gabriel’ produced with vocalist Peven Everett peaking at number 22 in the UK Singles Chart. ‘Gabriel’ has appeared on thousands of compilation albums including Desert Island Mix from Gilles Peterson selling millions of copies, and it continues to have airplay on radio and clubs around the world . Released in 1998 ‘Gabriel’ was hailed as Dance Tune Of The Year by many publications worldwide, the track is also a favourite on BBC Radio 1 and BBC 1Xtra.

Apart from working on dance mixes for artists such as Eric/Benet/Faith Evans, Mary J Blige, Seal, Patti LaBelle, and Christina Milian to name a few with major labels as Warner Brothers, Sony and Universal . Roy Davis Jr has had great success with his own chart- topping tracks such as ‘Enjoy the Ride’, ‘Modjo Lady’ ‘Join his Kingdom’ and ‘Rock Shock’ which were licensed to Daft Punk’s label which led to enormous plays in renowned venues Chicago’s Club Metro and Troubador in Los Angeles.

More to come on the competitions and prizes in the coming weeks so keep checking back with us at musicgateway.com



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