Earlier this month JSWISS was the featured act at one of the premier jam session in all of New York City, The Jelly. He performed several songs with The Jelly house band led by Kevin Moehringer and featuring other all-star musicians such as Sly5thAve, Lex Sadler, Sydney Driver and more! Check out the video to get a taste of how the night went.
Heads up JSWISS’ next show in NYC will be on Saturday, June 23! Stay tuned for details.
“Hold On”, produced by keyboardist/producer Paul Bloom, is a brand new smooth and infectious single from JSWISS also packed with clever wordplay throughout. You’ll be drawn in and entranced by the overall vibe while be dazzled by the barrage of clever wordplay throughout. “Hold On” is available on all music platforms including iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal and Bandcamp.
This brand new single “The Truth” is the first collab between JSWISS and Optiks, a go-to producer for the likes of Blitz The Ambassador, Kap Kallous and Jon Connor. On “The Truth” JSWISS talks that talk as an emcee as well as drops some gems like “a rope can’t hold a spirit, they tried it that was feeble/ a rope could hold a person, can’t hold down a people”. It also connects to JSWISS’ “Awthentic” theme, which describes both his music and fan base, which both proudly embody the idea of being uncompromisingly yourself. “The Truth” also includes live bass from Lez Lemon and Matt Giella on trumpet.
“The Truth” is available on all major music platforms, including iTunes, Apple Music and Spotify.
JSWISS drops his first single of 2018, “Posin,” a track sure to make your head nod the entire time. The KG,B-produced track is dedicated to all of the fakers who front. “Posin” is available on Spotify as well as iTunes, Apple Music and Tidal. Artwork by Kevin Salgado.
Life is fulfilling when you love something (or someone) enough that you’re willing to deal with all the hardships that might come along with it. That’s the idea behind the song and brand new video for “Dedicate.LoveSomethin” off of JSWISS’ No Music EP.
The music video is directed by Stephen Mucci and edited by John Holowitz, while the song is produced by Brady Watt, one of the first artists on DJ Premier‘s TTT record label and a go-to bassist for the likes of Premier, Talib Kweli and Statik Selektah, both on record and on stage. The visuals feature three incredible athletes: decorated saber fencers and USA Fencing national team members Kamali and Khalil Thompson, as well as Eduard Checo, founder of the Barstarzz, a group of calisthenics fitness enthusiasts with more than 140 million views online on YouTube alone. Enjoy the powerful and beautiful visuals.
On the heels of a successful residency at Rockwood Music Hall and a groundbreaking performance at the NY Botanical Garden in the Bronx, NY, JSWISS drops this smooth, funky, infectious single “All Night.” Produced by Tuelv out of Poland and including live bass from Lez Lemon, “All Night” is sure to have you singing “I know what I’m doing, I ain’t new to this” by the end of the song.
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Last night JSWISS made history as the first hip-hop artist to perform at the NY Botanical Garden in the Bronx in the Garden’s storied century-long history. JSWISS and his band were invited to perform all night for a sold out crowd of 3,000+ during Chihuly Nights, showcasing the works of glass artist Dale Chihuly. Making history and moving crowds.
You can catch JSWISS next on Friday, December 1st at Bowery Electric in NYC for a triple bill with Philly-based band Killiam Shakespeare and Animus Rexx.