J. Crist (James Crist) is an American recording artist originally from Northwest Indiana and now currently spends his time between Los Angeles and Chicago. His musical style is a hybrid sound with a mixture of Pop, Hip Hop, Rock, and R&B combined with powerful and dynamic vocals that immediately grab your attention with every verse, bridge, and chorus.
In 2011, J. Crist released a 7-track album titled "Grown Man Street" which was distributed independently through ten Chicagoland Best Buy locations and showcases J's true ability as a crossover artist. Since, J has gone on to release several singles, including "Feelin Fine" which debuted on Chicago's 103.5 KISS FM in early 2012.
J. Crist's latest release "Shining (Party at the Bar)" is a dance song that has gained traction in the Chicago market with a live-in-studio debut on 103.5 KISS FM, in addition to a live performance at the official KISS FM Fantabuloso after party at Enclave Nightclub. J is currently hitting up the Chicago and L.A. nightlife scene performing the new single at area clubs and events.
-Grown Man Street
[Album] - Distributed through Chicagoland Best Buy locations and features platinum hip hop artist Twista on "Gimme A Minute" and has received national exposure in the hip hop community.
[Single] - The trunk-banging single was featured on Allhiphop.com's "Heater of the Day" and was also played on Shade 45 (XM radio).
[Single] - The politically driven song displays a rock element and showcases J's social awareness while drawing attention to controversial conspiracies in the American Government.
-Forever the Business
[Single] - A hip hop song showcasing J's lyrical skills as well as the challenges of being accepted as an upcoming artist in today's music industry. The single debuted on Chicago radio station Power 92.3.
[Single] - This song embodies J's strengths as an artist by combining a pop and hip hop sound. The single debuted live-in-studio on Chicago radio station 103.5 Kiss FM.
-Shining (Party at the Bar)
[Single] - An upbeat dance hit that is perfect for the nightclub/party scene. The single debuted live-in-studio on Chicago radio station 103.5 Kiss FM and is being spun in the hottest nightclubs throughout the country.
-Grown Man Street (Deluxe Version) [Album] The Deluxe version was released on September 4th on iTunes. The album contains two new unreleased tracks "Let It Go" and "What Else" (Throw It Up)
-Cabana Club (Hollywood)
-Enclave Nightclub (Chicago)
-8fifty8 Nightclub (Chicago)
-V-Live Nightclub (Chicago)
-Reggie's Rock Club (Chicago)
-Reggie's Music Joint (Chicago)
-Aquavor Nightclub (Hammond, IN)
-Woodhollow After Dark (Schererville,IN)
-Meyer's Castle Lounge (Dyer, IN)
-The Rave (Milwaukee)
-Raddison Celebrity Ballroom (Merrillville, IN)
-The Metropia Expeirience (Chicago)