The "One Third Emcee" is known for her articulated-conscious lyrics and high-energy stage presence. In 2008 at the age of 16, Jovan was introduced to music production through her cousin. Several months following, Jovan grabbed the pen and began crafting her own lyrics. Inspired by Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes
, Missy Elliott
, Kendrick Lamar
, Jovan was able to find her voice, and an outlet to express herself in a way she never had. In the span of her career, Jovan has self-released 4 projects: Realize
EP, Only the Beginning
, The Conscious EP
& most recently Growth
; and performed on hundreds of showcases & festivals around the US. In 2016, Jovan yearned for more color and versatility to her live performance, and created her own band "Jovan and The Land," consisting of drums, bass guitar, lead guitar, keys and saxophone. In May 2017, Jovan was awarded the Incubate Grant presented by WeWork Creator Awards in Detroit to create her 5th album "Synergy," a collaborative project exclusively created by women in Hip-Hop. In September 2017, she was invited to WeWork Creator Awards in Berlin, Germany to talk about Synergy and her artistic endeavors. Most recently, Jovan was invited to Lagos, Nigeria to participate in danceGATHERING 2018, an “anti-disciplinary” experiment ensued that culminated in a 2-day contemporary performance street festival.