Whit Whitley (they/them)

Non-binary queer musician, singer-songwriter, and recording artist released their second single I Can’t Lie on January 9, 2024. The release marked the 3 year anniversary since Whit picked up their guitar and started writing again after having abandoned the serious pursuit of music over 10 years ago. 

In that time, they wrote and recorded 17 original songs with 3 producers in 3 cities culminating in their upcoming album Love Lost, Love Found: A Queer Love Story.

The album is a musical memoir that shares stories from Whit’s journey to find love and healing from within to overcome their fear of simply becoming the person they know they were meant to be.

Whit also founded E. Broad Records in Savannah, Georgia in 2021 with the help of local attorney Ryan Schmidt of Bowen Schmidt Entertainment Law. They drafted a recording contract that aims to bring the artist and label together in an equitable partnership. Artist Clara Waidley became the first to sign such a deal. Whit and Ryan are also co-writing a book about their experiences with the music industry with the hopes of inspiring and empowering music industry professionals to consider more equitable approaches to working together. 

In Feb 2022, Whit fell in love, moved to NYC on a midnight train from Georgia with nothing more than suitcase and their favorite guitar. They haven’t looked back!

The first song Whit wrote in NYC, Love Is The Revolution, also become their first single released on July 21, 2023. The song was produced by queer Platinum producer Barb Morrison (Blondie, Rufus Wainwright, Franz Ferdinand).