May 24, 2024

Obi J, born Lajuan Stephens, discovered that music was his destiny in high school when he banded together with friends to create a group called P.H.B (Presidential Hood Boyz). The group quickly saw success, garnering attention from music powerhouse TVT Records, which ended as quickly as it began when the company filed for bankruptcy in 2008.

obi-j-logoObi later started a label named GeekOut Entertainment in 2016. Since starting the label Obi has been offered numerous of publishing deals and radio promotion with some of the biggest labels and names and plans on moving from the Indy market to the big stage by the beginning of 2017.

GeekOut Entertainment’s debut project comes from the label’s CEO and head artist himself, an album entitled Red City. The album’s title pays homage to Obi’s home state, as a way for the artist to bring attention to his beloved hometown. “Oklahoma is known for its red dirt, and I wanted people to start seeing that we have our own style.”

The single currently on radio rotation, “Xanxiety” (Produced by Dre Beatz) has seen a remarkable response, reaching the top of the charts in the Indy market.



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