Justin Boller

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Justin Boller
Also known as Sky
Born (1983-12-06) December 6, 1983 (age 31)
Occupation(s) Singer, producer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2004–present
Associated acts Group 1 Crew, Lecrae, Tedashii, Andy Mineo, Json, Benjah
Website www.myspace.com/skymichaels

Justin Boller (born December 6, 1983), also known as Sky, is an American Grammy nominated record producer, singer and GMA Dove Award-winning songwriter.

Music career[edit]

Justin Boller formed the group Ordained Praise in 2004 with his college friend Noe Chapparo. The group was signed to a Christian independent record label, Sereniti Records. In 2005, Justin was introduced to an Orlando management company, Street Dwellaz LLC, who were managing rap group Smilez and Southstar. He then began to work as an upcoming artist under Street Dwellaz at an Orlando studio, formerly known as Trans Continental Studios, now known as KDS Music Group. During that time, Justin was introduced to Vada Nobles and started as an intern for his record label. In 2006, Justin co-produced the song "Forgive Me" with Group 1 Crew and Andy Anderson. Group 1 Crew signed to Fervent Records and Warner Bros. Records.

In 2008, "Forgive Me" appeared on the TV show One Tree Hill. "Forgive Me" appeared at #1 on iTunes for Christian downloads in 2008. In April 2010, Boller and Teddy Blass produced the Orlando Magic Playoff Theme Song "Its Our Time" and started a production team called The Wav.

In May 2010, there was the promo song "Breakdown", for hit E! series Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami. In October 2010, Group 1 Crew's song "Outta Space Love Album" debuted at #1 on the iTunes Christian Gospel and #33 Mainstream iTunes, and charted Billboard #96. In October 2010, Lecrae "Rehab" charted Billboard #17, debuted at #3 Mainstream iTunes and #2 Hip Hop Albums iTunes. It sold 30,000 units in the first week. In February 2012, Json's album Growing Pains debuted at #5 on iTunes Rap/Hip Hop Charts.[1]

TV/Video appearances[edit]

  • 2010: Benjah Fly Away music video
  • 2011: Group 1 Crew Live it up music video

Awards and nominations[edit]

At the 39th annual GMA Dove Awards in 2008, Group 1 Crew won the Dove Award for "Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year" for their self-titled album Group 1 Crew. Also in 2008, Group 1 Crew was nominated for the Dove Award for "New Artist of the Year"

Other awards:

Produced/written songs[edit]

2014

  • Lovd Ones (Thicker than blood album) - Additional production on all songs
  • Justin and Tommy - Dishwasher Song
  • RJ4L - TBA on upcoming solo record
  • Roy Tosh - TBA on upcoming solo record
  • Benjah - TBA on upcoming album
  • "Gold Blooded" Pink Grenade
  • "Night" Pink Grenade
  • "Razzy Dazzy" Pink Grenade
  • "Higher" Paige Adkins
  • "London Bridges" Paige Adkins
  • "Walk a Mile" Paige Adkins
  • "Take a picture" Paige Adkins
  • "Someday one day" Paige Adkins

2013

  • Benjah Remix Album "Haze and Reflections" - Co Producer on all songs
  • Benjah Album "Vanity Fare" Co produced/wrote all songs on album

2012

  • "Don't Mean Much" KB featuring Sho Baraka, Mitch Parks of After Edmund (Co-produced with Cheesebeats a.k.a. Tha Kracken for LateBloom Productions, Benjah, Joseph Prielozny, Street Symphony, and InnaCircle)
  • "Credits Roll" featuring Benjah (Produced w/ Benjah) : Json, Benjah
  • "Held It Down" featuring Butta P & Ron Kenoly Jr (produced) w/ Benjah : Json, Benjah

2011

  • "Gotta Gettaway" featuring: Benjah (produced) : Sheena Lee
  • "Walkin Out" (produced) : Benjah
  • "Jezebel" (produced) : Benjah
  • "Last Goodbye" featuring: Benjah (produced) : Tedashii, Benjah
  • Benjah Album The Breakup : produced and co-wrote all songs

2010

  • "Come Near" (produced) : Lovd Ones
  • "Gotta Know" feat. Benjah (produced) : Lecrae, Benjah
  • "Hold On" (Additional Programming) : Benjah (Filtered Album)
  • "Orlando Magic 2010 Playoff Song - It's Our Time" produced by The Wav (Teddy Blass)

2009

  • "Its You" (produced) : Tiger the Hope Boy, Manwell Reyes, Roberto
  • "Sunglasses at Night" (co-production) : BruckUp, Shaggy
  • "Amen" (produced) : Melodie Joy, Noe Chaparro
  • "Esperando" (produced) : Melodie Joy, Noe Chaparo
  • "Superstar" (produced) : Melodie Joy, Noe Chaparo

2008

  • "Ladies" (produced) : Jon Bravo, K-Lion
  • "Cant Do Without Ya" (produced) : Francisco Perez, Vada Nobles

2007

  • Ordained Praise Album New Song (Producer and Programming)

Film/Website Compositions[edit]

  • 2010 short film Love and Kleptomania (vocals on the song "Sunshine", produced by Teddy Blass)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Json 'Growing Pains' debuts at #5 on iTunes Hip Hop/Rap Charts", Rapzilla.com, February 21, 2012, webpage: RZ38.

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