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Joonya T grew up listening to Reggae, Soca and Hip-Hop in the boroughs of Toronto, Canada. In his early teenage years, he acquired his first pair of belt drive turntables and a Gemini mixer, and after a few years spinning at small local events and broadcasting his own internet radio stream, using the few records, mainly 45s he was purchasing bi weekly, he became interested in the DJ’s role. His music collection grew fast and so was his ability to please partygoers, eventually, he took charge of dance floors and shared his passion in the east end of Toronto.
Over the years, Joonya T has had the privilege to spin along side some highly respected djs such as Karizma, Terry Hunter, and DJ Gregory to name a few. His unique sound captured the attention of radio stations such as Jozi fm in South Africa and the GoGo Music Radio Show, where he has made guest DJ appearances. In March 2012 Handz on Radio “The World’s #1 Source for Deep, Soulful House Music” offered him a weekly show. Listeners are now taking in weekly doses of Joonya T’s distinctive energetic personality as he spins live every Thursday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. EST. While spinning live from his home studio, his main goal is to connect with the listeners; he is a music selector who uses music to convey messages. Supported by esteemed producers in the soulful music industry, notably Karizma, Boddhi Satva and Black Coffee, as well as by gifted vocalists such as Stephanie Cooke and Kenny Bobien, he has earned a unique reputation and possesses his own musical signature in the industry.
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