Words By Samantha Harman
World renowned DJ and producer Honey Dijon Is set to headline the Dance tent on Saturday at Brighton Pride this year.
Born and raised in Chicago, Honey is known for her unique blend of house and techno music, incorporating elements of disco, funk, and soul into sets. With her vibrant personality and incredible talent, the DJ has become a prominent figure in the industry.
Honey’s journey into music began at a young age. Growing up in Chicago, the birthplace of house music, she was exposed to the genre’s pioneers and was inspired by their innovative sounds. She started her career as a DJ in the early 90s, playing in local clubs and gaining recognition for her exceptional mixing skills. Her ability to seamlessly blend different styles and eras of music quickly set her apart from her peers.
As her career progressed, Honey’s talent caught the attention of the global electronic music community. She began touring internationally, captivating audiences with her energetic performances and eclectic music selection. Her sets are known for their infectious grooves, soulful vocals, and irresistible beats, creating an atmosphere that keeps the crowd dancing all night long.
In addition to DJing, Dijon is also an accomplished producer. releasing numerous tracks and remixes to critical acclaim. Her productions often feature a fusion of classic house sounds with contemporary elements, resulting in a sound that is both nostalgic and forward-thinking. Her dedication to her craft and her commitment to staying true to her musical roots have earned her a loyal fan base worldwide.
Beyond her musical talents, Honey Dijon is also a respected figure in the LGBTQ+ community. As a transgender woman, she has used her platform to advocate for inclusivity and equality, speaking out about the importance of representation in the music industry and has become a role model for aspiring LGBTQ+ artists. Through her activism and her music, she continues to break barriers and challenge societal norms.
The DJ’s impact on the electronic music scene cannot be understated. She is a proven trailblazer and a force to be reckoned with. Her passion for music, coupled with a unique style, and unwavering dedication have solidified her status as one of the most influential DJs of her generation. Whether she’s performing at a festival, a club, or in the studio, Honey Dijon’s talent shines brightly, leaving an indelible mark on all who have the pleasure of experiencing her artistry.