Dave Lee Drops Joey Negro Moniker

UK DJ and producer Dave Lee – known by a dozen aliases but best known as “Joey Negro” – is dropping the name.

The move comes a day after a petition begun by DJ/producer Monty Luke and supported by a wide array of Black electronic music artists lead to Marea Stamper dropping her “Black Madonna” moniker.

In a Facebook post this morning, Lee outlined the history of the moniker (a combination of Pal Joey and J Walter Negro‘s names) and why he now considers it problematic. “I’ve recently received emails, tweets etc saying that it is unacceptable and people find it…