J-Shin

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J-Shin
Birth name Jonathan Shinhoster
Born 1978
Liberty City, Florida, United States
Genres R&B, gospel
Years active 2000s, 2010s
Labels Slip-n-Slide Records, Fat Fred Entertainment, South Beat Records, Gracie Productions, The Orange Music Company, Supa T Records
Associated acts Trick Daddy, Xscape, LaTocha Scott
Website https://www.facebook.com/JShinMusicPage

Jonathan "J-Shin" Shinoster is a contemporary R&B/gospel singer born in Liberty City, Florida, who was signed to Slip-n-Slide Records/Atlantic Records and is best known for his hit single "One Night Stand" with LaTocha Scott of Xscape.[1]

Career[edit]

He signed with Slip-n-Slide Records in 1999 after appearing on Trick Daddy's single "Hold On." He released his debut album My Soul, My Life the following year, which peaked at #71 on the Billboard 200[2] and #20 on the R&B/Hip Hop Albums chart. It featured the hit R&B single "One Night Stand" with Xscape member LaTocha Scott which peaked at #18 on the R&B/Hip Hop chart.[3][4] A follow-up single "Treat U Better" garnered considerable airplay on BET but failed to chart.

In 2003, he signed with Fat Fred Entertainment and released his sophomore album Born to Sing which featured the single "Don't Wanna Fight."[5]

In 2005, he made his acting debut in the film Crossbones as the character "Greedy G."[6]

He later moved to South Beat Records in 2006, releasing his third album All I Got is Love featuring the singles "Send Me an Email"[7] and "If I Fall in Love."[8]

In 2006, his song "Baby Mama Drama" was featured on the late night BET music video show "UnCut."[9]

In 2009, his first mixtape album The R&B General Volume 1 was released.[10]

In 2010, he moved to Gracie Productions and released his fourth album Your Woman Chose Me which was led by the title track as a single.[11] Additionally, another album The Last Shall Be First was released in December.[12] He also appeared on the single "Tear Da Club Up!" with rapper SincereDIB.[13]

In 2012, he signed with The Orange Music Company and released his sixth studio album Reborn.[14]

He released a new single "Dream Chaser" in 2014.[15]

The following year, he signed with Supa T Records and released the single "You Did It, I Did It" which was followed by his seventh album Black Diamond[16]

In 2016, he released the single "Welcome to the M.I.A." in addition to an eighth studio album RealTalk 33147 on his own independent label.[17]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • My Soul, My Life (2000)
  • Born to Sing (2003)
  • All I Got is Love (2006)
  • Your Woman Chose Me (2010)
  • The Last Shall Be First (2010)
  • Reborn (2012)
  • Black Diamond (2015)
  • RealTalk 33147 (2016)

Mixtapes[edit]

  • The R&B General Volume 1 (2009)

Singles[edit]

  • "One Night Stand" (with LaTocha Scott) (2000)
  • "Treat U Better" (2000)
  • "Don't Wanna Fight" (2003)
  • "Send Me an Email" (2006)
  • "If I Fall in Love" (2006)
  • "Baby Mama Drama" (2006)
  • "Your Woman Chose Me" (2010)
  • "Tear Da Club Up!" (with SincereDIB) (2010)
  • "Dream Chaser" (2014)
  • "You Did It, I Did It" (2015)
  • "Welcome to the M.I.A." (2016)

External websites[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A biography of J-Shin - james.hughes". james.hughes.over-blog.com. Retrieved 2016-08-25. 
  2. ^ "Shin J - Chart history | Billboard". billboard.com. Retrieved 2016-08-25. 
  3. ^ Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. p. 29. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved 2016-08-25. 
  4. ^ "Hip Hop/R&B Songs Airplay Chart | Billboard". billboard.com. Retrieved 2016-08-25. 
  5. ^ "Born to Sing by J-Shin on Apple Music". itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 2016-08-25. 
  6. ^ "CrossBones (Video 2005) - IMDb". imdb.com. Retrieved 2016-08-25. 
  7. ^ "TILA TEQUILA, T-Pain, J-Shin "Send Me an Email" - YouTube". youtube.com. Retrieved 2016-08-25. 
  8. ^ "If I Fall in Love - Single by J-Shin on Apple Music". itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 2016-08-25. 
  9. ^ "J Shin - Baby Mama Drama (2006 BET UNCUT Music Video)(X) - YouTube". youtube.com. Retrieved 2016-08-25. 
  10. ^ "Welcome to the new Myspace!". myspace.com. Retrieved 2016-08-25. 
  11. ^ "Your Woman Chose Me by J-Shin on Apple Music". itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 2016-08-25. 
  12. ^ "The Last Shall Be First by J-Shin on Apple Music". itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 2016-08-25. 
  13. ^ "Tear Da Club Up! (Feat. J-shin) - Single by SincereDIB on Apple Music". itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 2016-08-25. 
  14. ^ "Reborn by J-Shin on Apple Music". itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 2016-08-25. 
  15. ^ "Dream Chaser - Single by J-Shin on Apple Music". itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 2016-08-25. 
  16. ^ "Black Diamond by J-Shin on Apple Music". itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 2016-08-25. 
  17. ^ "RealTalk 33147 by J-Shin on Apple Music". itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 2016-08-25.