Miles Jones (musician)

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Miles Jones
Birth name Miles Gillespie Jones
Born (1983-03-24)March 24, 1983
Origin Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genres Hip hop/Soul
Occupation(s) rapper, singer/songwriter, producer
Years active 2004 - Present
Labels Mojo Records & Publishing
Website www.runawayjones.com

Miles Jones (born 1983) is a Canadian hip hop/soul musician. Miles founded Mojo Records and Publishing in 2004 to provide an outlet for artists, producers and Dj's to produce and publish audio works. Miles career began with a solo album he released in 2006 release which was his University thesis project titled One Chance. In 2009 he followed up with Hip Hop second album titled, Runaway Jones, which landed placements on CSI Las Vegas, ABC's Rookie Blue and CTV's 2010 Olympic games soundtrack of the nation.

Discography[edit]

  • General Consensus Volumes 1 - 3
  • 2005: Mike Ford - Canada Needs You (Production)
  • 2006: One Chance
  • 2007: DJ Wristpect - Bridging the Gap Volume 2 Toronto to Chicago
  • 2009: Never Too Late (Single) Produced by Black Milk
  • 2009: Runaway Jones (Canada)- (URBNET/Fontana/Universal)
  • 2010: Never Wrong (Single) (US) - (MB3/Caroline)
  • 2011: Time Machine (Single) (US) - (URBNET/Mojo)
  • 2011: Runaway Jones (US) - (Foundation/Mojo)
  • 2011: Catch Me in the Rye -(Foundation/Mojo)
  • 2012: Act So Strange (EP)
  • 2012: All Lies (Single)
  • 2012: Maybe Tomorrow (Single)
  • 2012: The Jones Act Part III (URBNET/Foundation/Mojo)

Videos[edit]

  • No More feat. Marinda - 2012 - Director: Aaron Alleyne
  • Time Machine - 2011 - Director: Sean Harvey
  • Never Wrong (Remix) - 2011 - Director: Aaron Alleyne
  • Rhyme Like This feat. Percee P - 2010 - Director: Isaac Cravit
  • Trust Me feat. RaSoul - 2010 - Director: Michael Kane

Awards[edit]

  • 2007 Ontario Independent Music Awards Hip Hop Artist of the Year[1]
  • Winner of 9th Annual Independent Music Awards (IMA): Rap/Hip-Hop song "Coast to Coast".
  • Nominated for 2009 Indie Awards: Favourite Hip Hop Artist
  • Winner of the 2010 Billboard World Song Contest : Rap/Hip-Hop song "Coast to Coast".
  • Winner of The 10th Annual Independent Music Awards in the Rap/Hip-Hop Song category for "Time Machine".

Licensing[edit]

  • "Coast To Coast" - CTV Olympic Broadcast - 2010
  • "Coast To Coast" - CSI: Las Vegas - Season 10 (CBS)
  • "Baby Boy" - Degrassi
  • "Again" - The Best Years 2
  • "The Boom Boom" - Degrassi
  • "Pumps and Polos" LA Complex (2012)
  • "Coast to Coast" Rookie Blue -ABC (2012)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Miller, Adam (2008-03-20). "'One For the Books". Dalhousie Gazette. p. AC2. 

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