Rightly named one of Canada’s most versatile and talented DJs, DJ Whitegold has been rocking crowds from young to old for over 20 years all across the continent. Possessing the dynamic mix of a hot stage presence and a strong sense of musicality, has also allowed Whitegold to become one of Canada’s most respected, and Southern Ontario’s most demanded, DJs.
Born and raised in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, a diverse and multi-cultural city, Whitegold grew up being exposed to a wide variety of music including: hip hop, R&B, reggae, soca, pop, and house. While he has a passion for all music genres, Whitegold quickly became Kitchener’s most popular DJ for urban parties and the only DJ to call on for the best reggae and soca parties.
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Whitegold’s reputation has led to many prominent appearances in Toronto, London, and New York clubs, as well as many live-to-air broadcasts on Flow 93.5FM (Toronto), 91.5 The Beat (Kitchener), and 106.9 The X (London). Whitegold has also toured many cities across Canada such as Montreal, Calgary and Edmonton, and has also completed many successful International tours of Europe and Dubai.
DJ Whitegold has also worked with some of Canada’s most successful concert promoters and has performed alongside acclaimed artists such as: Lady Gaga, Ciara, Ludacris, Nas, Fabolous, Mobb Deep, Lloyd Banks, Mario, 112, Sean Paul, Baby Cham, Buju Banton, Serani, Mr. Vegas, Gyptian and Kardinal Offishall, just to name a few.
Proving that true talent does not go unrecognized, in 2003, DJ Whitegold’s peers and music industry professionals recognized him with a Flavor Pool nomination for Up & Coming DJ of the Year. He was also invited to become a member of the Juno awards screening committee for Best Rap Recording category from 2004 to 2008. In 2007, he saw even more industry recognition with two preliminary round nominations for Toronto and Soca DJ of the Year at the 2007 Stylus DJ Awards, as well as a 2009 nomination for the Central DJ of the Year award. DJ Whitegold moved to the next level in achievement as he won the 2010 Stylus Central DJ of the Year award and on May 31, 2011 he became the first dj to ever win that same award back-to-back; earning him the title of 2011 Stylus Central DJ of the Year. These monumental awards are recognition of Whitegold’s excellence and dedication; placing him on top amongst Canada’s elite djs.
In yet another chapter to the story, DJ Whitegold was recruited by 91.5 The Beat to be one of four mixshow djs to take over the number one rated Saturday night show CLUB 9-1-5; Whitegold’s first CLUB 9-1-5 show aired in June 2011.