Lenny Fontana´s - True House Stories
Byron Singily (Ten City) Episode 18
A very raw in-depth discussion with Byron stingily about his career in the music industry. Listen to his stories of his inspirational producing partners Marshall Jefferson and CeCe Rogers. Discover the difficulties faced producing house music in the pop industry. So many stories, so many memories. Tune in and enjoy the journey of Byron Stingily with Lenny Fontana.
The Ritchie Family Episode 17
The Ritchie Family were the very first female disco group who have the most incredible ‘True House Stories’ to tell. In this episode, they speak very honestly and openly about the trials and tribulations of record deals. They reveal many unknown facts such as working with legends such as John Lennon no less and how it was touring the world. This is a must watch for all of you that respect and follow the original disco acts. So many unheard before stories about the success of The Ritchie Family as well as the many pitfalls they faced along the way.
E-Smoove Episode 16
In this show, Lenny Fontana is joined by Chicago’s House Legend - E Smoove for a no holds barred interview on becoming a successful DJ and Producer in the heart of the House Capital - Chicago. He tells it all from the humble beginnings to his rise to fame and the artist pseudo names like "Thick Dick" on Subliminal Records. Listen to him tell the stories of working on remixes for Michael Jackson and many other countless pop artists. Expect the shocking truth about record deals, the competitive world of dance music in Chicago and how to make a name for yourself in the music industry.
Warning: This is a very raw, honest and open interview that will blow your mind!!
Love To Be Episode 15
UK Super Brand "Love 2 Be" serving the finest in house music since 1995 sits with Lenny Fontana on True House Stories. Founding fathers DJ Tony Walker and Dj Marc Dennis share there club experience over the last 25 years.
Gladys Pizarro Episode 14
Gladys Pizarro known for her golden ears and killer instinct helped shaped the humble beginnings of house music. The songs that she signed to her former label Strictly Rhythm Records are all known classics. Today she is in the middle of shooting a documentary called "Gotta Have House" and is the owner of her new label called Launch Entertainment. How fitting the name is since she helped launch a lot of the house music royalty that is revered today. A must watch episode.
Kathy Brown Episode 13
This episode we are joined with diva vocalist NYC Vocalist Kathy Brown. She has earned a huge name in soulful house music with a string of successful hit records and a story to match. Taking us from the beginning in Gospel Music to R&B and Rap. She shares how she discovered house music and how she has not looked back since. Kathy explains dealing with the highs and lows of being in the music business and how to stay relevant.
K Klass Episode 12
This week we welcome one of the most successful production teams in the UK House Scene. Paul Roberts & Russell Morgan, the dynamic duo and the men behind the succesful brand K- Klass. A lot of hit song and loads of successful remixes. We learned from them that the journey began from a live band to becoming a DJ/Remix team and back to performing live.
J Kriv Episode 11
This episode we are joined by Jason Kriv one of the founding members of the House Music Band Tortured Soul on Central Park Records take us on his journey in the music business. Finding and making his mark as a successful record producer, remixer, and dj.
Mark Lower Episode 10
This episode we are joined by one of our younger heroes in disco house music, French DJ Mark Lower. You can listen how he takes us on his rise to fame from a young boy and playing his first ever dance music set at age 12 in a Northern French Club and all the way to signing one of his first big tracks to Nervous Records NYC. A fantastic heart felt warm story.
Seamus Haji Episode 009
Todays Episode we sit with Dj/Producer/A&R Man Of Big Love / Defected / Glitterbox Seamus Haji. He shares with us his start in the early 1980s known as Dj Slick to his rise in the house scene as Dj Seamus. Come check out his story on the road to success and the pitfalls.
Norman Jay (MBE) Episode 008
This episode has to be one of those incredible interviews. Norman Jay MBE walks us through his life's path from a young boy discovering music from his father and then to become the very popular and well sort out DJ in the 1980s and even through today. His story is moving and there may eventually be a full movie made about it. Tune in to catch this True House Story by one of UK's Elder Statesman.
Andy Williams Episode 007
This edition we speak with the man behind Qwestlife, Yam Who, and Midnight Riot Records founder Andy Williams. He shares with us his rise to fame and how he created the label that is so strong today. One of the biggest indie labels in the UK for dance and disco music. A must watch.
Toney Lee Episode 006
Lenny Fontana interviews Brooklyn Born Artist Toney Lee. Toney shares his stride to Reach To The Top and his life story in the music industry and how music has changed through social media and what he did to survive the times. A very inspiration video and the message is extraordinary.
D.C. LaRue Episode 005
This weeks edition we bring you the vocalist producer and writer, DC Larue. He is a true diamond from the disco era and he was blessed to be involved with many different artists such as the Disco Queen Donna Summer and to work alongside huge industry giants such as Neil Bogart the owner from Casablanca Records. His story is the who's who of the disco industry and here shares how his iconic release "Cathedrals" came to life.
CeCe Rogers Episode 004
On this weeks edition Lenny interviewed CeCe Rogers where he takes us on a journey of his beginnings in dance music and making the transition from R&B and becoming a highly sorted artist in the House Music Game. Come listen to CeCe Rogers share his story with Lenny Fontana.
Natasha Kitty Katt Episode 003
On this edition of True House Stories we are joined with a young starlet named Natasha Kitty Kat who is being interviewed by NYC DJ Lenny Fontana on the True House Stories Program. MIss Kitty Kat takes the time to share with us her life as a teenager and how she found her love for soul and R&B and sharing this with her biggest fan her dad. She has been blessed to play for great events such as Glitterbox, Southport Weekender and many other huge clubs around UK and Europe. She is a true inspiration for the woman wanting to take a chance and going after there dreams. A fantastic interview and inspiring.
Michael Gray Episode 002
On this edition of True House Stories we are joined with Michael Gray being interviewed by Lenny Fontana on the True House Stories Program. Michael takes the time to share with us us his life as a teenager and how he found his love for soul and R&B music eventually making his life path in the music business. He is responsible for many hit records including "Weekend" and all the remixes as one half of Full Intention. Listen to this Grammy Nominated Artist explain it all from the pitfalls to the successes. A great interview and a must watch.
Marshall Jefferson Episode 001
In the hot seat is no other than Chicago Record Producer DJ Marshall Jefferson who is known as “The Godfather Of House Music” In this two hour interview he tells you about all his life in dance music and sharing his secrets and rise to fame. A no holds barred interview conducted by NYC DJ Lenny Fontana with his new weekly program called “True House Stories” Get the popcorn and pour a drink this is worth seeing.