Joshua. James, a versatile and visionary artist/producer/writer hailing from London, seamlessly blends genres to create a captivating musical experience. With a childhood that included a formative period in Ghana, Joshua. James draws inspiration from diverse cultures and experiences, infusing his music with a rich tapestry of influences.
Specializing in R&B/Alt R&B, Hip-Hop, and alternative music, he possesses an innate ability to channel his emotions and the world around him into his compositions. His music serves as a reflection of his innermost thoughts and sentiments, fueled by the sights, sounds, and conversations that shape his daily life. By collaborating with fellow artists and immersing himself in a wide range of sonic landscapes, Joshua. James consistently pushes the boundaries of creativity and strives to evoke profound emotions in his listeners.
Joshua. James' musical journey is characterized by remarkable achievements. Notably, his music production for a TikTok Christmas brand campaign for YOOX garnered a staggering 6.5 billion views, solidifying his impact in the digital realm. Moreover, his work on the song 'Jezinky' by Giudi caught the attention of Eurovision, as it was shortlisted to represent the Czech Republic. Beyond his own artistic endeavors, Joshua. James hosts an audio documentary series, delving into the ten-thousand-hour journeys of immensely talented individuals across various creative fields.
While he acknowledges the influence of renowned producers, his sound defies easy categorization. Instead, it serves as a melting pot of his experiences and surroundings. His upcoming release draws inspiration from iconic artists such as Frank Ocean, Kendrick Lamar, and Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, hinting at the sonic landscapes that await listeners.
Throughout his career, Joshua. James has captivated audiences worldwide, earning acclaim and airplay across the globe. With his thought-provoking record 'The Appreciation,' dedicated to the memory of George Floyd, Joshua. James demonstrated his ability to use music as a powerful medium for social commentary.
In 2021, he released his highly anticipated debut album, 'Ten Thousand Hours,' which garnered widespread acclaim, with support from influential figures such as Capital Xtra's iconic Hip-Hop DJ, DJ Semtex, as well as Guap Magazine and Okayplayer. As Joshua. James continues on his artistic journey, he remains dedicated to creating exceptional music that leaves an indelible impact. With a firm commitment to pushing the envelope and crafting timeless compositions, he aspires to be remembered as an artist who made a significant and meaningful mark on the music industry.