Artist, Activist, Performer, songwriter, producer, engineer, and promoter - Jayohcee is a jack of all trades. He is a First Nations Mohawk Warrior who is also a hip-hop artist from the Akwesasne Mohawk Reserve which is straddled in between what is now the US and Canadian border. Naturally driven and motivated, Jayohcee created and headlined his “For The Love of Music Tour” Summer 2016 and did 'Wake Up the World Tour' early 2017 with his brothers after their time at Standing Rock. Jayohcee dropped out of MetalWorks Institute # 1 music school in Canada and headed to Standing Rock at Oceti Oyate camp from Nov to Raid day. Then helped create and bring together The Rolling Resistance who were all misplaced from their home at camp, stuck together and travelled all over the States to spread the word by actions, healing, and learning. Summer of 2017 Jayohcee then embarked on a ten day tour on the Hudson with The Sea Change Voyage expressing the importance of clean water and the fights that come with it. Jayohcee also did some mentoring this year with youth in Albany at The Sanctuary for Independent Media with his 3 day Youth Empowerment / HipHop workshop. Every journey begins with one step....having spent many years perfecting his craft, the earth, future for the children as well as his performance and presentation, this talented individual is well on his way to making a footprint in the history of hip-hop along with shaking the world and entertainment industry in whole.
Jayohcee has performed, presented workshops, and shared his story all throughout North America, leading to a family and fan base that expands globally. Jayohcee has shared the stage with the many the favourite rappers like Tech N9ne, Ritz,Slaughter House, N.O.R.E, SHAD, Ritz, Nataanii Means, Common, Moby, Aloe Black, Antoine Edwards jr., Witko, Peter Jackson, Pharaoh Monch, Supaman, Red Cloud, Taboo to name a few. Organized and performed at Festivals with artist like Keith Secola, Murray Porter, Joey Stylez,and many more.
You can find Jayohcee’s latest release ‘EvG’ at www.jayohcee.com and datpiff.com. Newly released a singles titled ‘Real Still’, ‘Anyway Everyday’ & ’Stay Woke' which are available at www.jayohcee.com, Itunes, Spotify, and 150+ online distributors. So much more to come from this talented warrior.
“Mohawk hip hop voice rising through the Eastern Door”
“ That’s one of his strong messages to the young people. “Never give up””
“"there's a lot of raw talent out there. J.O.C. from Akwesasne too." Nataanii Means”
“Intrinsically motivated to change and believes he could be a positive role-model to the young people. His Passion is expressed when he talks to you.”
“CKON fm is in the studio interviewing Corey Jocko (Mr. JOC) for the first annual RedRoot Festival.”
“Akwesasne rappers entertain students "J.O.C. says goals are more attainable then dreams." Reports Gere Jacobs”