John J

  • John J is one artist doing his part to justify rap and hip-hop

    Do lyrics and rhyme schemes mean anything anymore? If recent rap and hip-hop culture is any indication, artists seem to rely less on lyrical content and technical ability and lean more to the sound at hand, slightly catering their lyricism to whatever flow someone else made from a soundboard...
  • John J: “Still Howling 5” – A hybrid of sensitivity, raw passion and ruthlessness!

    On “Still Howling 5”, the Bronx rapper John J uses his signature aggressive flow with its emotional vocal inflections to preach, teach, and reveal. Melodramatic storytelling has always been his shtick, and his ability to acknowledge different perspectives of a situation on several songs add plenty of depth to...
  • John J, Stotty P and King Low: “Underachievers 2” ignites a deep passion for the genre

    From the moment the 7 track EP “Underachievers 2” opens, John J, Stotty P and King Low show their style. They set the stage for what is a creative extravaganza that unabashedly embraces and surpasses their previous release “Underachievers”. The rappers retain their gift for making multisyllabic, exposition-rich tongue twisters...
  • TunedLoud Magazine October 2018

    TunedLoud Magazine October 2018 – FEATURED ARTISTS –  Just Right Band Featuring Ve’ Al, Three60, Chris D. Staples, The Sandman’s Orchestra, Ed Hale, Loic Rich, Marcoof500, Smoking Martha, Lord Conrad, Pink Sound Machine, Phantom Phunk, 80s Bred, John J, Alexis Gerred  – Tunedloud is the bigger, better and louder...
  • John J: “Still Howling 4” – a show of artistry!

    “Still Howling 4” is exactly what it says, the fourth EP in the series which started a couple of years ago. More importantly, it features its creator John J The Wolf in full-on old-school mode, dropping a litany of classic verses. It’s full of fire and full of John...
  • John J, Stotty p and King Low: “Underachievers” – awe-worthy!

    “Underachievers” is a 6 track project by the artists John J, Stotty p and King Low. On the whole, it’s an effective strategy. John J’s irrefutable star power complements Stotty p and King Low’s untamed swagger, making for a very winning combination. Three very different worlds collide on this...
  • John J: “Still Howling 3” – invaluable verbiage and burnished urban sounds

    “Still Howling 3” is grown folks Hip-hop. This is Introspective album where John J delves deeper than the surface on a number of relevant personal and societal topics. This isn’t for those strictly looking for club bangers. It’s for those that are trying to hear some soulful hip hop...
  • John J: “Still Howling Two” is another impressive showcase of a luminous talent

    John J the Wolf no doubt has some of the greatest and most diverse talent that the mainstream rap world has yet to know. His newest EP release, “Still Howling Two”, is another impressive showcase of that luminous talent. The EP obviously presented John J with a challenge of...
  • John J: “Pain to Power” – likely to rank among the best of the year!

    I’ve been a strong supporter of Bronx rapper John J the Wolf since I reviewed his “Still Howling” album, followed by “The One You Feed”. And I can truly say that his latest album release “Pain to Power” is his best, most accessible piece of work (album wise) hands down....