White Sun is a music group formed in Los Angeles, California in 2015. The line-up consists of Gurujas (singer, songwriter), Harijiwan (founder, percussionist), and Adam Berry (producer, instrumentalist). White Sun won the 59th Annual Grammy Award for Best New Age Album for their second album, White Sun II. White Sun’s music has consistently reached #1 on Billboard, #1 on iTunes and #1 on Amazon in the new age category. In April of 2021, White Sun’s single “Dream Land (Live)” reached #1 on the iTunes reggae chart.
Initially rooted in new-age, White Sun’s sound has evolved over the years to include elements of pop, reggae, world, folk, and electronica. Their music is known for its clear, refined vocals, sophisticated instrumentation, and their trailblazing use of the Gong. Popular for their live performances, White Sun began streaming weekly concerts in 2020 and subsequently released a number of live recordings. In 2019, White Sun performed the national anthem at the 55,000 seat Dodgers stadium.
White Sun has collaborated with some of the greatest musical talents in the world. That list includes Grammy-nominated pop artist Maejor, Grammy-winning kora player Mamadou Diabaté, Grammy-winning instrumentalist Gabe Witcher of the Punch Brothers, Oscar winner A. R. Rahman, and the Waters Family Singers, who have been a part of nearly 260 gold and over 100 platinum albums. White Sun’s music has also been used in studies at UCLA’s Neuropsychiatric Hospital, and has been featured in the Psychiatric Times. White Sun is on the course syllabus at University of Southern California, where it is used to study stress management.