By now you've definitely heard about the epic Juice Jam we have coming for you guys, so here's everything you need to know about the performers!
Omar Apollo taught himself how to play guitar at age 12 and hasn’t stopped making music since. Apollo is a first generation Mexican-American born and raised in a small town in Indiana. He embraces his Mexican heritage through his music, which includes songs written in both English and Spanish. After dropping out of college after only two weeks, he began writing, producing, and releasing songs on SoundCloud. His first EP “Stereo” was released May 27, 2018, and showcases his style ranging from traditional acoustic guitar to more produced beat-driven songs.
Loud Luxury is a Canadian DJ duo consisting of Andrew Fedyk and Joe Depace. Their song “Body,” featuring singer Brando, won Song of the Summer at the iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards and has amassed over 200 million streams on Spotify. Fedyk and Depace moved to Los Angeles after graduating college and began posting remixes on SoundCloud and reaching out to artists for collaborations. Since then, they have worked with artists such as Brando, Anders and Ryan Shepard. Definitely give them a listen before their performance!
Hailing from across the ocean in England, Anne-Marie has recently begun to break out in the pop universe. She was the featured vocalist in Clean Bandit’s hit “Rockabye” which spent nine weeks at the top of the UK Singles Chart and also spent two years touring with English band Rudimental. Anne-Marie went solo in 2015 and released her debut album “Speak My Mind” in April 2018. The album includes songs such as 2002, co-written by Ed Sheeran who she is currently on tour with, and Friends, which is a collaboration with American DJ Marshmello. Her upbeat electronic pop style is guaranteed to keep you dancing and singing throughout her entire set!
Jordan Terrell Carter, more commonly known as Playboi Carti, is a rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. He started to break into the rap world in 2015 by posting songs on SoundCloud and quickly developed a loyal following. His breakout single “Magnolia,” released in June 2017, and currently boasts over 72 million views on YouTube. He frequently collaborates with his friends and fellow rappers Lil Uzi Vert and A$AP Rocky. After much anticipation, he finally released his debut album “Die Lit” on May 11, 2018. The album debuted at number three on the US Billboard 200 and includes the lead single “Love Hurts” as well as collaborations with artists such as Nicki Minaj, Bryson Tiller, Travis Scott and more. Playboi Carti puts a contemporary and entertaining spin to the rap genre and you have to check him out before Juice Jam!
A$AP Ferg lives his life by the mantra "Never stop. Never settle." A$AP Ferg grew up in Harlem and attended high school with fellow rapper A$AP Rocky, who encouraged him to start his rap career. A$AP Ferg eventually joined the A$AP Mob and has collaborated with them on many projects. A$AP Ferg is known for his unique style, both musically and in terms of fashion, as well as his energetic flow and killer verses. His debut album “Trap Lord” was released in 2013, followed by “Always Strive and Prosper” in 2016, and most recently “Still Striving” in 2017. The lead single off “Still Striving,” “Plain Jane,” became a smash hit and has been certified 2x platinum in the US. A$AP Ferg’s set is not one you want to miss!
By Annelise Hackett