Junior started in the late seventies, forming a band called the Idellicks a six piece vocal band which toured pubs and clubs in the London and Midlands area. He was then asked to make an album for a label called pressure records. The first single from that project was 'Hot up and heat it' which became a number one hit in France in the late seventies. He was then signed to Polygram records after Hot up and heat it was heard on the Greg Edwards radio show. His first release from that signing was the multi million selling classic 'Mama used to say' from the album Ji, which sold over a million copies worldwide. Throughout his illustrious career, Junior collaborated with such music legends as Stevie Wonder, Arif Mardin, Stuart Levine, Phyllis Hyman,Maxi Priest, Ruby Turner Monty Moore and Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis to name but a few.He has also written for the hugely successful Lighthouse family, Penny Ford, Amie Stewart and Paul Johnson as well as producing several hit singles, most recently being the remake of Mama used to say with Richard Blacwood.