John James aka ‘JBoy’, is a soulful artist whose unique style blends R&B, Neo-Soul, Gospel, Funk, Afro, Blues, Jazz, Hip Hop, Pop and House Music creating a sound unlike any other. John James has become the epitome of modern music, through the years growing up in the church singing gospel music, he has continued with this energy to exploring other sides of music. John James is a Nigerian/ Europe based recording artist, song writer, singer and producer. He has collaborated with many Polish and international artists, producers and musicians like SICK LIVE, Piotr Zaczek, Robert Luty, Maciej Kociński, Mezo, Jacek Winkiel, Tabb, Sick, Tim Haze, Loui & Scibi, Seb Skalski, Kasia Rościńska just to mention a few.
John James major influences in music has been John P. Kee, Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Bob Marley and Fela Kuti. Later John went on to open up to other modern recording artists like Luther Vandross, Prince, Brian McKnight, India Arie, Tonex, Boyz II Men, Musiq Soulchild, Kim Burrell, Glen Lewis, D’Angelo, Dwele, Eryka Badu, Jill Scott, Bilal, Robert Glasper.
John James is currently working with a group called SICK LIVE. He is the lead vocal and front man of the electrifying collaboration between three musicians from a range of musical backgrounds who have come together to produce a unique and very contemporary sound. Both live and in the studio, the quality and energy of their music leaves their growing number of followers wanting more and more. John James collaboration album with SICK LIVE is set to be released July, 2015.