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//  Origin:  Washington, DC
 
//  Current:  Los Angeles, CA
//  Genres:  R&B/Neo- Soul/ Jazz
 
//  Years Active:  2008- Present
 
//  Label:  JC1VOICE Entertainment
//  Website:  www.CharisJones.com
 
 
 
Short Bio
“I Like Dat GoGo” is a melodic rhythmic feel good “banga” which merges DC GoGo music with the West Coast sound. It pays homage to the musical genius of T-Pain and Kehlani. And is Charis Jones’ debut as a producer and arranger.

Charis Jones is a native Washingtonian of the DMV, and an RnB Singer known for her world-renowned GoGo remixes, such as “Boo’d Up” GoGo Remix, “Like A Girl” GoGo Remix, and most recent, “I Like Dat GoGo” Remix.  The new single is set to release on Friday, October 29, 2021.

 

“I Like Dat GoGo” is the first co-produced and arranged single by Charis Jones. It merges her DC GoGo music culture with the vibes of her new hometown, Los Angeles, CA. At age 35, she retired as a Special Education English Teacher after 5 years of service and moved cross-country to attend The LA College of Music on a full scholarship for vocal performance. While en route, she fell madly in love with the original ‘I Like Dat’ song by T-Pain and Kehlani; and wanted to find the best way to show her musical appreciation for their ingenuity and creativity. 

 

This single is a powerhouse piece of musical work. So far, Charis has received some major stamps of approval and support, specifically from Atlanta based Grammy Award Rapper, Da Brat, Gospel Artist, Doobie Powell known for his extravagant harmonies and tone coloring, and legendary GoGo front line singer of the infamous Backyard Band, Anwar "Big G" Glover. This song is quickly acquiring international recognition as well. Although, the song's official release date is on 10.29.21; Presenter DJ Bully B broke the record in London, UK on the Essence of Soul Music Radio Show. She has also created a Tik Tok Dance Challenge that is picking up notoriety – #ILikeDatGoGoDanceChallenge. It is believed that this single might top the fan favorite, “Boo'd Up” GoGo Remix that was released in 2018, and has over 500,000 views on YouTube, and sustained urban radio rotation for over eight months and counting.

 

Credits for this song include - Thomas “Krankington” Beale as Co-Producer and Keyboardist, Jamil “Face” Johnson as Co-Producer, Engineer, and Mixer, and Jordan Chase Sr. as the guitarist, with all lead and background vocals sung and arranged by Charis Jones.

Charis is known for her melodic tones and timbre, and her jukebox vocal charisma and electrifying stage presence. Her first album, "Introducing Miss Jones" was released in the Summer of 2015, and since then, she has released subsequent singles, such as No Problem, SOTLive, Heartstrong ft. Yusha Assad, and “God Has Smiled on Me.” She has headlined countless music festivals, appeared on WUSA9 Great Day Washington, ABC7 Good Morning Washington, and held several radio and podcast interviews, and had features on WPGC 95.5 FM, DTLR Radio and The Sarah Fraser Shows. Charis is currently working on completing her second album, “Unstoppable” set to be released during the top of 2nd quarter in 2022.

 

She is also the founder of the IAG Radio Show, which offers independent artists a welcoming and positive platform to share and showcase their artistry. And in 2019, she founded the “Like A Girl” S.T.E.A.M. Summit to provide black and brown girls mentor-led workshops, career experiences and exploratory trainings. Charis is a well-rounded, educated, comical and loving personality. She just received her first three IMDb credits for having songs synced in two full length films, “District Queens” and “Covered Silence.”  Following graduation, she intends on having additional songs synced in commercials, movies, web-series and video games; along with participating in plays and television series, as a dual actor and singer.

 

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