Already a husband and father to a daughter prone to life-threatening seizures, the newly minted President of this small, yet accomplished, record label has accepted many of the day-to-day responsibilities of running the business. He was instrumental in coordinating collaborations with Joe Budden, Royce Da 5'9" and Wordsworth on the label's 2008 release "ninety-four". The former graffiti artist is finally ready to release his debut solo album "Sorry I'm Late". After impressive appearances on label projects "Elite" and the aforementioned "ninety-four", the youngest member of Culture VI is ready to step away from his desk and onto the stage. He has collaborated on the project with many of hip-hop and R&B’s most respected names, such as Marsha Ambrosius, Joell Ortiz, Skyzoo and PackFM and also features production from multi-platinum producers Nottz and Needlz, as well as classic hip-hop producer 88-Keys. Yesterday, featuring Joell Ortiz, finds Joell in a very reflective place, reciting a passionate verse over an emotionally empowering sound crafted by Culture VI’s go-to producer YZ.
It exposes a side of Joell that is usually hidden. On the Marsha collaboration, John speaks on the loss of the most influential people in his life. Paint the World is his ode to his previous graffiti lifestyle, while She & H.E.R. deals with his relationship and music balance.
She Loves Me...Not is a rock/hip-hop hybrid song performed live by Dub B and the JYG (Junk Yard Gang). "I was lying when i said i was ready to be taken away - Not 'til the clouds is gone, long away from grey - Knowing it won't rain where my babies stay" Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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