Ijohn is an independent artist, born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa. He is an artist with a versatile musical style ranging from Rap/Reggae to boombap (Hip-Hop) to trap(Hip-Hop). In the short time he has been involved with the music industry, he has released two free mixtapes, both of which received overwhelming positive responses as well as having tracks from the second project Eternal receive airplay on 89.5.
The young entrepreneur has not only had experience on air but has songs reaching “plays” within the thousands on his Soundcloud account(@ijohn021).
He has released several high quality Music videos, one of which was short listed for airplay on Trace. His musical achievements are among opening for E-Jay, making it into the top four of Cape Towns premier battle league Own The Block’s Don’t Choke tournament, performing on almost every stage in the city including The former Assembly, Chez Temba, Mercury and The Waiting Room, naming the more popular ones, as well as planning a South African Tour to take place in December. With an incredibly diverse style and electrifying live performance, ijohn has gained a strong following and has gained many loyal supporters.
Appearing on Bush Radio, CTV and UCT radio, featuring in “Ja” online magazine as well as being named in OkayAfricas “Top 25 MC’s under 25’list, he has not gone unnoticed. He is the founder of the social movement Down South Natives which plays an active role in community outreach programs as well as being ½ of the rap/reggae duo The Unoriginals..
”Ijohns’ live performance is a must see, it is a 30-minute high energy extravaganza of rhymes, flows and melodies accompanied by exciting beats, beautiful singing voices and epic stage presence . It is something that everyone in The Cape should experience.’ – Mark Mwaba (Alchemy Session host)
ijohn is most definitely an artist to look out for, talented, driven and passionate. He will surely not settle for anything but success and is the type of artist all music lovers should be able to see live at least once.
Ijohn c’est un artiste independent, né et grandi à Cape Town, Afrique du sud. C’est un artiste versatile avec plusieurs styles de musique rangé de Rap/Reggae à Boombap(Hip hop). Ijohn a une courte durée dans l’industrie musicale, il a réalisé deux mixtapes, les deux ont recu une reponse positive et l’une des chansons de son deuxieme projet a recu la diffusion sur 89.5 FM
Il a lancé plusieurs videos de haute qualité, une a etait diffuseée sur Trace Tv. Ses reussites musicales sont parmis, l’ouverture du concert de l’artiste E-Jay, etre parmi les 4 premiers Capetowniens a gagné le concours “Own the block’s Don’t Choke. il a joué sur plusieurs poduim dans plusieurs quartiers de Cape Town y compris, Assembly, ChezNtemba, Mercury et le Waiting Room….