J. White spoke to EBONY’s Joshua David on the red carpet of the 2019 Grammy Awards on Sunday about his J. White Did It production credits and the Black community.
“I’m just as loud as the artist on stage because we make the music behind them to keep them clubs banging and to bring that good energy,” the producer said.
As an African-American musician, he revealed his effort to support Black brands. In regard to Gucci’s blackface controversy, he said, “As Black people, we have to learn how to work together and support each other the right way.”
Watch the full interview above to hear his opinion on the late Aretha Franklin.
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Christina Santi is a news and culture writer for EBONY.com. Born and raised in the Bronx, New York, she considers herself a well-read, not so traditional feminist with a heavy interest in music, fashion and pop culture. Christina currently lives in New York City, where she refers to her Cuban & Jamaican descent often while writing about her experiences as a first-generation Afro-Latinx in America. She also devotes time writing personalized reading material for her tutees and turning ideas into words for streetwear brand, PUER By Noel Bronson.