This past year proved to be a breakthrough year for Joji as he scored his first entry on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with “SLOW DANCING IN THE DARK”, charted at No.1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart with his debut LP BALLADS 1, and has accrued over 310 million streams to date.
BALLADS 1 itself has reached over 850 million streams as of today. A master of multiple mediums, Joji is an Osaka, Japan-born singer and producer capturing a following from every corner of the Internet. The multi-talented visionary defies convention -- his songs are characterized by down tempo, melancholic themes and soulful vocals, layered over lush grimy textures, blending elements of trap, folk, electronic, and R&B. Featured everywhere from GQ to Nylon to Billboard to VICE News (HBO) to The FADER and beyond, Joji is one of the most interesting and promising new artists in the digital age.