Above the cold streets in the big city, in a studio where word play isn’t a game and hits are conducted; a pledge of allegiance to the life of true “New Yorkers” can be heard pounding through the speakers. The music is thumping and heads are bobbing in...
Above the cold streets in the big city, in a studio where word play isn’t a game and hits are conducted; a pledge of allegiance to the life of true “New Yorkers” can be heard pounding through the speakers. The music is thumping and heads are bobbing in a steady sequence, it’s quite clear that Hip Hop’s newest breath of fresh air, Jo Shine has landed and left his mark on Hip Hop with a undeniable hit on his hands.
Half member of the Hip Hop duo Topp Gun and born and raised in The Bronx, NY, Jo Shine's lyrical skills and addicting song concepts have made him to become a total package for the music industry. His unique style and powerful delivery sets him far apart from other artists. He is definitely the new breed of hip hop!
Despite being influenced by some of hip-hop's greatest performers past and present, Jo Shine’s unique style and powerful delivery sets him far apart from other artists in the game. True to his craft and far beyond the gimmicks that’s currently flooding the essence of Hip Hop; Jo Shine focuses his uprising as a lyricists not a rapper. Setting out to bring music’s focus back to the true origin of The Bronx, New York, Jo Shine has it all in perspective
With production credits that include national and overseas industry talents such as Wentell from Highfield Entertainment, Beatnecks Productions, Kaprice, Nightlife Entertainment, Leeyou and Danceey Productions, Tribeca and Beat Brokers Entertainment co-owner Portiay, who all have much credibility in production by some of today’s known artists such as Camp Lo, Dipset’s - Juelz Santana and Hey Young World Kids- just to mention a few- Jo Shine continues to prove his talent, commitment, and ability to create an overall established sound.
Jo Shine has come a long way paying his dues to now open up at venues that include some of the hottest spots in New York. This energetic lyrical artist has performed in many of NYC's local establishments such as PLANET 28 , MO BETTER'S , BLACKTHORN, SAND BAR, RITLERS, JIMMY'S BRONX CAFE, SOB's, EXIT, CLUB DEEP in Miami, FL, THE SUPER CLUB, DON HILLS, UNCLE MIKE'S and many other local and national music production venues where his talent was applauded and admired by many.
When asked about his influences, he collectively mentions the names of New York’s biggest rappers, Biggie and Jay-Z. He also mentions the influences of Eminem, Nas, Meth & Red, LL Cool J and Outkast as well
Jo Shine is well on his way in making his mark on the music scene. With a demo library consisting of hits like “Dangerous Girl”, “Got A Question” , the streets Anthem “We Here” and the heartfelt life track “This Pain”, Jo Shine is indeed ready to be apart of an established record label’s home. Jo Shine has also connected and featured on many rising and known artists songs such as Jeremy Greene's "Rain" remix, Greg Parys' "After Sex" remix and Danny Fernandes' "Private Dancer" remix just to mention a few.
Jo Shine's focus is to reach out to Hip Hop fans who can appreciate a hot song with a concept, undeniable lyrics and powerful delivery complimented by a tight beat. A total package put together for the music industry -not just a rhyme over a beat. Seeing how his music encompasses every angle of his craft, Jo Shine has the power to attract the attention of many.
With a hungry grind and hard work Jo Shine is working hard to establish his place in this Hip Hop game. The time is now for Jo Shine to shine and claim his spot to make history. As he would say it in other words “Lets Get It!”