Coachella 2022 Artist of the Week | Dijon honey
Honey Dijon, member of dance music royalty, will tear down Indio in April with its sick records and Coachella attendance.
Coachella It’s only a few weeks away and the wait is starting to boil. As the hype continues to grow, attendees have access to nearly 200 artists who span a wide variety of genres. Whether it’s Snoh Aalegra, Hot Chip, Orville Peck or Stromae, there’s something for everyone. Over the past two weeks, we’ve been spotlighting artists we can’t wait to see, including ANNE, Canal Tres, Duck sauce, and more. This week, we’re turning our full attention to the legend itself, Dijon honey.
Honey Dijon is more than a house DJ. He’s a creative genius who’s worked with some of the biggest names in music and fashion. Growing up in the ’70s, this Chicago native started clubbing during her teenage years with her parents’ consent as long as her grades didn’t suffer from all the fun. This freedom opened the door for Honey Dijon to experience the glory days of house, techno and disco, arguably the best era in dance music.
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This glorious queen started DJing in the 90s and branched out into production in the 2000s. She released her debut album, The best of both worldsin 2017, and she is known for songs like “Why” with Nomi Ruiz“Downtown” with Annette Bowen and Nikki Oand “not about you” with Hadiya Georges. In addition to its impressive record collection, Honey Dijon has teamed up with Louis Vuitton and Dior to create soundtracks for their tracks.
More recently, news broke that Honey Dijon had produced not one but two tracks on Beyoncethe next album by. That’s right, Queen B, the goddess who graced everyone with a jaw-dropping performance at Coachella just a few years ago and at the Oscars this year. It’s huge for dance music and Honey Dijon, and it’s no wonder these two legends have crossed paths to create the magic.
Honey Dijon is one of the most respected personalities in the community. As a trans woman, she continues to advocate for trans rights and awareness. Above all, she is a champion for diversity and inclusion in dance music, pushing for more POC and LGBTQIA+ representation in the industry. Whether you want to admit it or not, Honey Dijon is the model. She’s the moment and will slaughter Coachella with her infectious sound and fierce energy. You definitely don’t want to miss his sets this year at Coachella on April 17th and 24th!
Do your ears a favor and listen to the glorious sounds of Honey Dijon on Spotify:
Tickets for Coachella 2022 are sold out for both weekends. Those interested in attending can join the waitlist or purchase a travel package that includes a hotel stay with your passes. Head toward Valley Music Travel website for more details.