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Born and raised in the Mission neighborhood of San Francisco, California, John Gonzalez, aka JohnG, was brought up in an extremely talented Latin music family.  A self taught musician, he learned to play multiple instruments by ear at a young age.  Blessed growing up listening to diverse genres of music, from Latin Jazz, Salsa & Merengue, classical, pop, hip hop, rock, alternative, RnB, to House/EDM, ect., he attributes this to his love and acute ear for music.  

While obtaining his bachelor degree's in Rhetoric & Communications and Psychology at U.C. Davis, JohnG met legendary singer/songwriter/producer Brian Alexander Morgan, the creator of the iconic 90's R&B group, SWV.   Privileged to have witnessed the making of their multi-platinum album "It's About Time" in the Sacramento area, he got a first hand look into what it took to create and produce timeless music.  BAM's talent, work ethic and focus left a life long impression.  

Over the past 15 years of perfecting his craft in Las Vegas, New York, Los Angeles and Miami, JohnG has had the opportunity to work with and learn from some amazing producers, songwriters and artists, such as Grammy award winners Sean Paul, DannyBoyStyles, Brandon "Bizzy" Hollemon, Ben Billions, Bobby Raps, Chris Penny, Poo Bear, Jozzy, Betty Wright, Phantom, Anitta, Beam to Grammy nominated Jeremy Elliot, The Audibles, Skip Marley, E40, Too Short as well as Jimmy Duval, Jake Magness, Steven James, Azul Wynter, Nick Lamb, Smitty, Brian Haze and DJ Franzen.

Over the last 5 years, JohnG and Jeremy Elliot have teamed up to create their own unique sound in multiple genres and release a diverse array of singles that showcase their talents and love for music.  JohnG considers Jeremy a generational talent as a songwriter, producer and artist.  They are working steadily on their highly anticipated LP in 2023. 


Now based in Miami, JohnG has teamed up with his lifelong friend and Co-owner of E11even in Miami, Gino Lopinto, as a partner in E11even Music Group.  He is the Music Producer for the newly launched 11 APE DJ.  




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