How to Play: L.P. singer jojo is on the rise, earning more than $500,000 a pop song since 2012, according to a report from the Associated Press.
In his early days, he worked as a writer and choreographer for films like The Hangover and The Hangovers II, but as his career developed, he found himself playing the lead role in movies like Beauty and the Beast and Disney’s Beauty and The Beast.
The singer’s success has also sparked interest in his songwriting career, with his solo debut coming in the fall of 2019, according a release from his record label, Warner Bros. Singles.
“We are honored to bring Jojo to the forefront of our pop culture and music scene, and are excited to be a part of the new, exciting, and unique pop landscape,” Warner Bros.’s President of Talent Relations, Robyn Gail, said in a statement.
Jojo has also written hits with such songs as “I Am Jojo,” “I Like It,” and “Cats.”
In the meantime, he’s been performing on the Billboard Hot 100 charts, as well as on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, ABC’s Good Morning America, and more.
And this year, he released his debut album, How to be L.L.P., on his own Warner Bros Records label, and was recently nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rap Album for his collaboration with Kendrick Lamar on “Alright.”