Roy Davis Jr. is a professional DJ specializing in house music on many different labels including Large, Ubiquity, Nice+Smooth Ultramedia and Scion. Davis grew up in Chicago, Illinois. Davis was turned on to house music at an early age by house pioneer Lil' Louis. Davis began his own production company named Phuture in the late 1980s. In the 1990s Davis teamed with Chicago vocalist Peven Everett and recorded the hit song, 'Gabriel'.