jojee claim

Brooklyn based electropop siren, Jojee, is releasing a new single today, “Claim”, which describes “a toxic relationship where I felt like the person never really loved me but just wanted to claim me.” The track, which will be part of a forthcoming EP due out early next year, is exquisitely composed, balancing insanely catchy electronic beats with hook-y melody lines and glittering synth. Jojee’s vocals stand out among the host of female-fronted electro R&B artists who are cropping up these days, due to the heavy punch she packs with the distinct alto register in which she sings. Differentiating oneself from such a prolific genre is no small feat, and Jojee accomplishes it over and over again with increasing persuasiveness and gusto. Keep your eyes out for what’s to come from this project – we expect big things in 2016! In the meantime, get the first listen of “Claim”, below.

Jojee will be releasing an EP in the early spring leading up to a full length, later next year. Get to know the rising star below, in her interview with our new beauty columnist, Clare Murphy aka Witchbaby who curates Loud And Tasteless. Loud And Tasteless is our brand new monthly Youtube column chronicling the style and beauty habits of up and coming female artists. Watch below to learn about Jojee’s beauty routine, and get schooled on how to recreate her look!

TRACK PREMIERE: Jojee “Unravel Me”


Our girl Jojee is back with a sultry track “Unravel Me” and we get to share it with you first. The moody number invokes the same sensuality as a candle-lit stoned shower, smoke and steam obscurring skin on skin. The “future soul” artist has a kaleidoscope of sounds that all zoom into the same focal point claimed by R&B in the 2015 musical landscape. Relax and allow yourself to come undone with the latest – “Unravel Me” slows things down to the tempo you want to bath in every beat.

Indulge in the heady high of “Unravel Me” below. The song is produced by Mickey Valen.

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TRACK OF THE WEEK: Jojee “Think of Anything”


Letting go is hard. Memories can act as a quicksand of sorts, keeping us stuck in toxic relationships or negative situations that make us feel shitty, because perhaps there once was light. They say much of what makes up our experience of love is how someone makes you feel. “Think of Anything,” the new track from New York-based future soul artist Jojee is about someone who makes you feel you can do anything. That’s much more pleasant than being stuck in the mud, isn’t it? Despite its uplifting ideals, the song is far from annoying pop, but a darkly beautiful soul track with smooth hip hop beats, like a sly smile that gradually warms your face when you realize you’ve made it to the other side.

“Think of Anything” is produced by Mickey Valen. Listen below.

TRACK REVIEW: Jojee “I Don’t Give A”

Breathe in and exhale a new track from Jojee produced by Mickey Valen. The song was inspired by forbidden love, an unfiltered reaction so magnetic sometimes you just have to let go of social constructs and allow it to swallow you up. According to an inside source, the song “…is the declaration of not giving a f*ck anymore and following your heart.”  A lot of people often mistake love for joy, but the definition that resonates with me, is an acceptance. Acceptance of passion, acceptance of flaws, acceptance of situation, and learning to just go with the flow – an emotion, perhaps both the most basic yet difficult for humans, that Jojee perfectly pins down musically. The New Yorker has been described as “future pop,” but this sounds more like modern day soul to me. The intersection of dream pop and R&B (Wet, Banks, FKA Twigs) has created an exciting new corner of music. Like, what you’d make love to post-abduction on an UFO.
Listen below.