Honey Dijon

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Honey Dijon (formerly known as Miss Honey Dijon, legal name: Honey Redmond), is an American DJ, producer, electronic musician, and fashion icon. She was born in Chicago and is based out of New York City. She has performed at clubs, art fairs, galleries and fashion events worldwide. Renowned for not adhering to any particular genre, Honey Dijon is known for curating cross-genre sets.

Biography

Miss Honey Dijon grew up on the south side of Chicago, in a family that she describes as very musical. She began clubbing during her mid-teens with her parents' acceptance as long as her academics did not suffer. During her time in Chicago she met and was mentored by DJs and producers such as Derrick Carter, Mark Farina and Greenskeepers. Later on, Honey Dijon moved to New York, where she was introduced to Maxi Records and Danny Tenaglia.

Performing career

After first being exposed to dance music in Chicago's burgeoning house scene, Miss Honey Dijon moved to New York City, where she became a mainstay of the city's underground club circuit as well as the city's fashion industry.

Activism and public image

Miss Honey Dijon is transgender. She has been a vocal advocate for trans rights and awareness, speaking from her experience as a black transwoman DJ in dance music. She has been intereviewed by the British television channel Channel4 on the issue of trans visibility, and she has participated in an extensive roundtable discussion with DJ Sprinkles / Terre Thaemlitz on 'remixing gender' in electronic music, hosted by the MoMA PS1 museum in New York City.

References

  • Advisor, Resident. "RA: Miss Honey Dijon". Resident Advisor (in English, Japanese, and Spanish). Retrieved 2017-03-11. 
  • "The Top 20 DJs Of 2016". Mixmag. Retrieved 2017-03-11.Read more
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  • "Honey Dijon". Mixmag. Retrieved 2017-03-11. 
  • "Aesthetic: Honey Dijon | Lists | Crack Magazine". Crack Magazine. Retrieved 2017-03-11. 

External links

  • Honey Dijon's artist profile at Sweat Lodge Agency
  • Miss Honey Dijon's artist profile on Resident Advisor
Source : Wikipedia

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