Written by admin on 25 June 2020
Lenny Fontana a true New Yorker learned his craft from Radio personality DJ Frankie Crocker, the program director of WBLS 107.5 In NYC. Inspired by DJ Larry Levan, Fontana went on to play at Studio 54 in the late 80’s and other NYC Clubs. Through the 1990’s he travelled the world and played at many famous nightclubs globally.
In 1991 he was the first US DJ to play at Pacha Ibiza and in Dubai.
In 1992 Lenny had his first successful production with Butch Quick’s “Higher” (Strictly Rhythm).
In 1999 he had his first crossover hit record, “What You Need” (Defected Records/Ministry Of Sound) with under the name Powerhouse Feat. Duane Harden. This was a Top 10 hit in the UK and was performed on the famous TV show Top of the Pops and the Pepsi Chart Show.
In 2000 Lenny recorded his hit, “Chocolate Sensation” (FFRR/Warner). Both singles crossed over from the House charts to the Pop charts with the videos on heavy rotation on MTV worldwide.
In 2005 Lenny Fontana pres. Octah’via (of C+C Music Factory) “The Way”(Defected Records), which became a dance club hit.
In 2008 Germany’s Next Top Model TV Show used “Wait 4 U”
In 2010 1 500 000 views on YouTube & 1 000 000 streams on Spotify with “Nite Time”