About My Music
Roots Reggae & Dancehall
CJ Joe once challenged the world but never gave in.
Starting from 2016 he started to be a official international recording artist having his first performance in NETHERLANDS, Utrecht with Pacha Mama Sound. Building up his career he also had his first Philippines Tour in August 2016 performing in Manila, Cebu, Boracay with success at "Irie Sunday".
That following year in November 2016 he released his first International Reggae Single Debut "Never Fail I"& "Never Fail To Dub" (Trunis Hifi) Released and
Published©️Runit Music Label Out of Switzerland November 1 2016.
In 2017 he released his second cut single "Free Myself" & "Free My DUB" Released and Published / produced by Mykal Daily from Daily Ites Music on August 22 2017. Of course though CJ Joe is a International Japanese Artist, he still kept his Japanese Reggae coming out with a New Single "Roots Stylii" CJ Joe for the "World Wide Riddim" Representing the Fareast Japan. Produced by Sam Gilly Released & Published ℗ 2017 House Of Riddim Productions October 9 2017. In December 2017 he then releases his 4th single ★In this World (Evolution Riddim) produced bySebat Roots Productionaries out of Argentina w/ various artists from Latin America to Jamaica.
The year 2017 was a very appealing year opening up for Icons such as "Ijahman Levi" in Rotterdam April // July in the UK "Tribute to Tenor Fly" w/ Congo Natty Family@Electric Brixton, //August in Bali Indonesia "Independence Day"@Apache // Danny Red & Giddeon Family Band @P3 in Pummerend Netherlands. Finishing his last solo main show with success twice @Zen Cafe in Amsterdam April & November 2017. In December he toured Thailand Bangkok and Ko-Samui for the 1st time with good success.
In 2018 January 28, he was invited to the UK for the "Bright Star Awards 2017" Grand Ceremony being nominated as the "Best International Artist". In February 2018 he had constant performances in the Netherlands as well as having his first debut show March 1 opening for Derajah & Romeo K @New Morning in Paris via @Lorient in France. Again to the Philippines where he toured and performed in Cebu's Reggae Festival & Liloan Reggae Music Festival 2018. Finishing the tour at Irie Sunday @B-Side Manila with another great success. July he had his first live performance in Hong Kong China in August. October in Paris France opening (after party) w/ DJ Judah Roger at "Anthony B Jah Mason Turbulence" Show at the Cabaret Savauge October 2018.
In May 2019 he opened for legendary Johny Osbourne in Amsterdam EU Tour. July @Akhnaton "1 Big Love" Live Band Showcase finishing up his summer shows flying back to his home country for his Summer Japan Tour. Finishing his performances at The 25th Annual "Roots Reggae Music Festival" 2019 in Hamamatsu JP. The Pandemic year 2020 was a tuff one but CJ Joe managed to carry through with constant releases with his second time Nomination for the 2020 "Bright Star Awards" as "Best international Artist" in the UK. With more than 15 singles currently released, via compilation songs & remixes, he is currently working on his 1st International Full Album that is scheduled to release in 2021.
Not only is his style unique & original but CJ Joe's musical versitality has many colors to watch out for. Indeed most definitely he is a New Wave in this New Era. Coming all the way from the land of the Rising Sun "The Fareast Japan".