19 October, 2020Print
Joji Unveils Trailer for One Night Only Event 'The Extravaganza'
Joji follows up his announcement of ‘The Extravaganza’ — a first of its kind, one-night-only livestream event set for Friday, October 23 at 7pm PT — with a glorious new teaser. Fans now have a taste of what to expect from ‘The Extravaganza,’ which has hinted at everything from Joji performing in a Minion costume, a UFC-style octagon cage fight, performing "Sanctuary" while on a dunk tank, and now, motorbikes. ‘The Extravaganza’ will be directed by Joji himself and feature the first live performances of songs from the just-released sophomore album Nectar. One ticket will grant fans access to the October 23 7pm PDT (Americas) premiere as well as two re-showings on October 24 at 7pm WIB (Asia & Australia) and 7pm CEST (Europe & Africa). These will be the only viewings of ‘The Extravaganza.’
Earlier this month, ‘Nectar,’ which was released on September 25 via 88rising and distributed by 12ToneMusic, debuted at #1 on Spotify’s inaugural US Weekly Top 50 Albums chart, making it the most-streamed new album of the week globally on Spotify. ‘Nectar’ also debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200 chart, nearly doubling the first-week sales of his RIAA gold-certified 2018 debut ‘BALLADS 1.’
BUY/STREAM NECTAR: https://88rising.lnk.to/Nectar
Joji has also teamed up with Johnnie Walker to give fans (who are 21 and older) a highball cocktail experience with the launch of The Honeycomb Highball Cocktail Courier Kit. Inspired by Joji’s new album, this twist on a timeless classic features Johnnie Walker Black Label, a custom-engraved Joji x Johnnie Walker bar spoon, and Joji’s very own honey, which is included in the cocktail recipe.
Check out Joji and Johnnie Walker’s new “VHS lookbook” which features never-before-seen behind-the-scenes footage from the “Daylight” music video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FfrkQsjMagc
PRAISE FOR JOJI’S NECTAR
"Heartthrob music" – NPR Music
“A true delight” – E!
“His best to date” – The Needle Drop
“A dynamic encapsulation of desire” – Teen Vogue
“Confronting some of life’s harder, more existential questions” – TMRW
“Thumping earworms and atmospheric introspection” – Uproxx
“Sending fans into overdrive" – Highsnobiety
"Beautiful...a masterpiece" – HotNewHipHop
“A work of art and euphoria” – Ones To Watch
Joji is one of the most enthralling artists of the digital age and among the world’s top independent artists with over 5 billion streams to date. The Japan-born singer, producer, and auteur has a total vision for his work, not just in the writing and producing of his music, but across artwork, videos, and live performances as well. It’s a fully realized world that his fans can inhabit and explore—and see themselves in. “My music is not biographical,” he says, but even still, the deep, heavily shaded emotions in his songs are genuine and they speak to anyone who has ever felt stuck on the outside looking in, who knows what it means to not belong. In 2019, Joji sold-out his North America tour within minutes and performed at some of the most coveted festivals across the world, including Reading & Leeds in the UK and Lollapalooza.