Osaka-born Japanese-Australian artist Joji kicks off their first headlining North American visit starting today at The Observatory OC in Santa Ana to support his debut album, BALLADS 1 . The fully sold out visit will make its way by means of major cities, stopping by La, Toronto, New York, Chicago, Birkenstock boston, San Francisco, Seattle, and more.
Last Oct, BALLADS one entered #1 on Billboard‘ s Best R& B/hip-hop charts plus #3 on the Billboard two hundred under record label 88rising , an Asian songs collective comprised of artists for example Rich John , Increased Brothers , AUGUST 08 , NIKI , plus Keith Guinea pig . This is George Miller’ s first full duration project as Joji, highlighting his evolution as an performer since his debut EP In Tongues in November 2017.
Informed from multiple perspectives plus predominantly self-produced, BALLADS 1 is a collection of melancholic tunes dedicated to the theme associated with change — on departing toxic environments, grappling along with temptations, or refusing to alter, based on both people in the life and imagined.
Via each song, Joji unlocks new sounds that are distinctively his own. Featured in the concept album are also notable collaborations along with producers Shlohmo , Clams Casino , RL Grime , Patrick Wimberly , and Quickly pull City . BALLADS 1 sees Joji and Trippie Redd follow up on their “ 18” collaboration from recording with a highly anticipated brand new song called “ L. I. P. ”
Pay attention to BALLADS 1 below…
2019 North American Tour Dates
01/29 – Santa Ana, CALIFORNIA – The Observatory OC
01/31 – Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA – El Rey
02/06 – Toronto, Ontario – Velvet Underground
02/08 – Chicago, IL – Underside Lounge
02/14 – Nyc, NY – Bowery Ballroom
02/16 – Boston, MOTHER – Middle East
02/19 – San Francisco, CA – SLIM’ S
02/22 – Vancouver, BC – Lot of money
02/23 – Seattle, CALIFORNIA – Crocodile
A learn of multiple mediums, Joji is the singer and manufacturer capturing a following through every corner of the Web. The multi-talented visionary defies convention — his music are characterized by down speed, melancholic themes and soulful vocals, layered over rich grimy textures, blending components of trap, folk, electronic, plus R& B. Featured almost everywhere from Nylon to Billboard to VICE News (HBO) to Hypebeast and over and above, Joji is one of the most interesting plus promising new artists within the digital age.