2013 Recipient -Hip Hop Artist of the Year – 23rd Annual LA Music Awards
2013 Nominee – Social Media Artist of the Year – 23rd Annual LA Music Awards
2014 Nominee – Solo Performer – 24th Annual LA Music Awards
2014 Nominee – Hip Hop Artist – 24th Annual LA Music Awards
Jonezen (Chris Jones) is an award winning recording artist raised in Detroit, MI who now resides in Los Angeles, CA. Jonezen was signed by Charve The Don to Concore Entertainment in 2014.
Jonezen’s has garnered some impressive accolades, which include press in The Source Magazine, Hip Hop Since 1987, VladTV, the Hype Magazine and AllHipHop.com who asked, “Is he the next Eminem?” Jonezen has appeared on the cover of OvaGround Mogul magazine, inside One West magazine and was recently featured in Hip Hop Weekly in their Indie Grind Spotlight section. After almost dying from alcoholism, Jonezen checked into rehab in early 2012, brought his recording studio, and laid the tracks for his critically acclaimed debut mixtape Live From Rehab entirely in treatment. He left treatment and went on to win the Los Angeles Music Awards in 2013 and 2014 for Hip Hop Artist and Solo Performer of the year.
His new single “Tear The Club Up” ft. Natalia Damini & Gucci Mane charted #94 on Billboard Hot 100 and has been added on Sirius XM Hip Hop Nation, Music Choice and played on numerous terrestrial radio stations across the country including Power 105.1, NY. The video for the single was in heavy rotation on MTV Jams and was rated the #2 most popular video on VH1.com and the #4 most popular video on MTV.com, beating out artists such as Taylor Swift and Sam Smith on both. Most recently, Jonezen was booked for the Monster Energy/Soundrink presented “Get Loud” tour with Bone Thugs N’ Harmony. He tours California and the surrounding states consistently, has performed at South By Southwest, licensed songs for use in TV and film, had a small role performing his original material in the Jamie Kennedy film Buddy Hutchins, been a featured guest on the Janice Dickinson talk show, and participated in the P.A.C.E. school tour.
Jonezen is more than music – he’s a movement. His “The Party Ain’t Over” campaign represents personal change, triumph over life’s obstacles, a comeback, the underdog, and reaffirms that anything is possible.