Me and some kids would go down to the rice fields; we would catch frogs and stuff. Suffering from a neurological disorder that causes stress-induced seizures, Joji uses his music to cope with the negative impact his health issues have had on his daily life. [30], On 29 December 2017, Miller released a statement on Twitter explaining that he had stopped producing comedy, including Filthy Frank, due to both "serious health conditions" and his personal lack of interest in continuing the series.

Electronic Pop/Rock. with Indonesian rapper Rich Brian on his second album The Sailor. with Indonesian rapper Rich Brian on his second album The Sailor. I just started the YouTube channel to kind of bump my music.

[13][31] In September 2018, Miller stated in a BBC Radio 1 interview that he had no choice but to stop producing comedy due to his health condition. However, in October 2017, he released “will he,” and soon after confirmed that song to be the lead single off his debut EP, In Tongues,. [14][15] Fellow YouTuber and friend of Miller, Ethan Klein (also known under his alias of h3h3Productions) described Filthy Frank as the greatest YouTuber of all time in a 2017 interview with First We Feast. If songs were people, which song would you... Musical equivalent of a joke gone too far? Nectar is Joji's second album to release following his debut album, BALLADS 1. "Joji's just me."[38].

This is one of the reasons that led him to quit his YouTube career. Through his years as an artist, he has found inspiration from the world around him – all contributing distinctively to his identity as a producer and musician. That same year, he kicked off a fresh cycle with the single "Yeah Right," from his official full-length debut, Ballads 1. [51] Joji released the song "Yeah Right" in May 2018, becoming his first to chart on a Billboard chart, peaking at 23 on the Billboard R&B Songs chart.[52]. [65] In an interview with Pigeons and Planes, Miller said that his music was inspired by his time growing up in Osaka and by boom bap instrumentals he listened to while attending Canadian Academy. [67], Miller has an undisclosed neurological disorder that causes stress-induced seizures. The EP was released on November 3, 2017. The album features a total of 18 tracks, making it his biggest release yet. [22] The first known video on this particular channel (before his creation of the Frank character) was uploaded on 19 June 2008, and was titled "Lil Jon falls off a table". [47], Miller's debut project under the moniker Joji, an EP titled In Tongues, was released on 3 November 2017 by Empire Distribution. Left-Field Rap Downtempo. Genre. Genres: Alternative R&B, Lo-Fi Hip Hop, Trip Hop. [64], He has been compared to electronic artist James Blake,[63] whom he also names as an influence alongside Radiohead, Shlohmo and Donald Glover. [34], Miller always had a passion for music composition. [33], Miller's videos had widespread impact, which included starting a viral dance craze known as the Harlem Shake back in 2013, which was directly responsible for the debut of Baauer's "Harlem Shake" song atop the Billboard Hot 100. [68], "Pink Guy" redirects here. Miller intended to keep the music made under Joji a secret from his fanbase due to them mainly wanting his comedic music. [49] On 17 October 2017, Miller released the debut single from his debut commercial project, In Tongues. In late 2015, two singles were released, titled "Thom" and "You Suck Charlie"; both were released under a false alias, but it was quickly leaked that the user behind the account was Miller,[42] which prompted him in January 2016 to publicly announce on Instagram that he was releasing a full-length commercial project titled Chloe Burbank: Volume 1.