J Bert

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J Bert
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J Bert at Music Video Shoot in 2018
Background information
Birth nameJunior Kissi
Also known asBert
Born (1998-04-22) April 22, 1998 (age 24)
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
OriginLyon, France, Europe
Genres
  • Hip hop
  • trap
  • SoundCloud rap[1]
Occupation(s)
  • Rapper
  • songwriter
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2016–present[2]
Labels
Associated acts
  • Drake


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Websitejbertmusic.com

Junior Kissi (born April 22, 1998),[3] better known as J Bert, is an American rapper and songwriter.[4] Currently signed to Bert Music,[5] he released his debut studio album, The Kairos, on October 3, 2018. His second studio album, Vision, was released on February 7, 2019. He released his third studio album, Eighty Eight, on December 28, 2020.

Early life

Junior Kissi was born in Dallas on April 22, 1998.[3] He is of Ivorian descent and grew up speaking French fluently.[6] After his parent's divorce, Junior moved at the age of 6 with his uncle to Lyon, France, the capital city in France's Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region which is about four hours drive from Paris, France.[7]

J Bert said he grew up listening to Sexion d'Assaut, Jay-Z, 2Pac, |Notorious B.I.G & 50 Cent, but after moving to Dallas, he started listening to Drake and Future.[8] His first rap name was Bert,[9] but later changed it to J Bert. He attended J J Pearce High School in Richardson, Texas.[10]

Career

In 2019, he released his debut solo mixtape, Vision,[11] and later that year released a collaborative song with upcoming artist Detty K called Stump It (volume 1).[12]During the same year, J Bert's song, Lover Her,[13] gain popularity on the famous platform TikTok.[14]

In 2020, he released his second collaborative album titled Eighty Eight.[15] The 11-Track project featured music producer and sound engineer from Texas, California and Morocco.[16] An independent multimedia brand with over 15 million views gave recognition on their platform to support J Bert in his music career.[17]

On February 7, 2019, J Bert announced that he had signed to Bert Music.[18] A record label supervised by his management team.

On 15 October 2021, J Bert released album "WHAT’S NEXT”, under his own banner Bert Music. Right after the realease it gained some serious attention of the music lovers.[19]

Discography

References

  1. Corinna Burford (2018-04-04). "2018 SoundCloud Rappers Guide". Vulture.com. Retrieved 2022-01-13.
  2. "J Bert - Halloween! {HD}". YouTUbe. J Bert. Retrieved 2022-01-13.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Junior Kissi, 22 - Richardson, TX Background Report at MyLife.com™" (PDF). www.mylife.com. Retrieved 2022-01-13.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. "J Bert - Google Search". www.google.com. Retrieved 2022-01-13.
  5. "Record Label (Bert Music)" (PDF).{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. "Previous Life of J Bert". December 20, 2014.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  7. "Distance from Paris to Lyon (DistanceFromTo)".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  8. "Drake & Future's 10 Best Collabs: Critic's Picks". Billboard. Retrieved 2022-01-13.
  9. "From Bert to J Bert (Soundcloud)".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  10. "J Bert attended J J Pearce High School". March 21, 2016.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  11. "Vision".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  12. "Stump It (Volume 1)".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  13. "Love Her (Lyrics.com)". 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  14. "Love Her created by J Bert | Popular songs on TikTok".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  15. "Eighty Eight Album". December 28, 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  16. "Ray Dallas (Dallas Music Producer)".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  17. "CultureTracks".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  18. "Bert Music (Record Label)".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  19. "Meet The Dallas Artist J Bert". Grammy Award Global Music. 13 January 2022. Retrieved 18 January 2022.

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