Jerry ‘Wonda’ Duplessis is one of the most successful producers to emerge from the hiphop era since the 1990s. With an illustrious career spanning over 25 years, he is renowned for his extensive discography including producing, songwriting, performing and composing.
Wonda is all about the sonic –the sound of the effect in a song. His knowledge of the sonic is what drives him to find the perfect sound for every artist he works with.
Wonda’s strong musical foundation has paved the way for a renowned career in the industry. With a publishing catalogue of more than 300 titles and over 200 million copies sold, he has garnered 15 Grammy nominations and 3 Grammy Awards.
He places utmost importance on finding and perfecting the sonic – he believes it’s where the magic happens. His passion, dedication, and energy ensures that every artist he works with at WondaMusic delivers nothing but the highest possible quality of music.
Wonda’s natural creative genius and wealth of industry knowledge has seen him turn ideas and concepts into soulful and poignant songs for a wide variety of artists, bringing their music to life. His songs have gone on to achieve widespread critical and commercial success.
His client list includes Justin Bieber, Wyclef Jean, Whitney Houston, Mary J. Blige, Akon, Miguel, Santana, Shakira, and Estelle.
After putting himself on the map as a certified hitmaker, Wonda turned his attention to composing motion picture soundtracks. His raw musical talent combined with his love for producing and songwriting lends itself to his immense capabilities as a composer.
To date, he has composed a number of brilliant and well-received scores for documentaries and motion pictures, adding emotional depth and power to the screen.
Outside of the music industry, Wonda is known for his philanthropy. After Hurricane Jeanne devastated Haiti in 2005, Wonda founded the non-profit charity Yele Haiti, to provide the country with education, health, environment and community development.
Wonda’s goal was to give the people of the impoverished nation equal access to education and opportunity, and equip them with the necessary tools to be self-reliant. His charity played an instrumental role in focusing the world’s attention on Haiti during the earthquake of 2010.
Jerry Wonda is renowned within the music industry for his passion and natural ability to find the sonic. It’s what makes Wonda Music such a highly sought-after production company.
Top artists from around the world seek his musical knowledge and expertise in search of creating the next big hit. Fresh up-and-coming talent is signed personally by Wonda and added to the Wonda Music roster, carrying on his musical legacy.