Di'Jonn Gary Grizzell (born August 28, 1985),[2] better known by his stage name Jonn Hart, is an American singer from Oakland, California. He is a former member of the band Tha Outfit and was formerly signed to Epic Records.[1] His debut release, "Who Booty", has been in regular rotation on radio stations,[1] peaked at #3 on the Rhythmic Songs chart, and debuted on the Billboard Top 40 Pop Songs chart in February 2013 and December 2012, respectively.[3]

Jonn Hart
Birth nameDi'Jonn Gary Grizzell
Born (1985-08-28) August 28, 1985 (age 38)
Oakland, California, U.S.[1]
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Years active2012–present

Life and career Edit

Hart grew up in a musical family. His mother sang in choir and his stepfather was involved in gospel music and owned his own studio. In an interview with XXL, Hart stated that he used to visit the studio as a kid and realized at a very young age that he wanted to be involved with music.[4] He began his career with the R&B boy band Tha Outfit.

He pursued a solo career in 2012 and released the song "Who Booty", featuring Iamsu! on the original version, a remix version featuring French Montana, and another featuring E-40.[1] He graduated James Logan High School and continued his education at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia.

In December 2013, Hart released a single titled "I Can't Feel My Leggz", which featured Shanell.[5]

Discography Edit

Studio albums Edit

  • Straight from the Hart (2017)[6][7]

Mixtapes Edit

  • Heart 2 Hart (2013)
  • Heart 2 Hart 2 (2014)
  • Heart 2 Hart 3 (2015)
  • Cross My Hart (2018)
  • Cross My Hart 2 (2019)

Extended plays Edit

List of extended plays with selected details
Title Details
Cool Kid Cartel Collection
Cool Kid Cartel Collection 2
  • Released: December 9, 2014
  • Label: Cool Kid Cartel
  • Format: Digital download
Cool Kid Cartel Collection 3
  • Released: February 26, 2016
  • Label: Cool Kid Cartel
  • Format: Digital download
  • Label: Cash Money Records
  • Released: July 1, 2016
  • Label: Cool Kid Cartel, Konvict Music
  • Format: Digital download

Singles Edit

List of singles, with as lead artist, with selected chart positions and showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
"Who Booty"
(featuring Iamsu! or French Montana)
2013 66 20 31 Heart 2 Hart
"Slip n Slide"
(featuring Kid Ink)
2014 Cool Kid Cartel Collection
"I Can't Feel My Leggz"
(featuring Shanell)
"Blow It"
(with Antonio Fresco and Clayton William)[8]
(featuring Baby Bash and Baeza)[9]
"Back That Azz Up" Cool Kid Cartel Collection 3
"New Chick" 2016
"Whatchu Finna Do" 2017 Heart 2 Hart 4

References Edit

  1. ^ a b c d Reeves, Mosi (25 January 2013). "Jonn Hart Goes National". NBC Bay Area. Retrieved 4 February 2013.
  2. ^ "Dijonn Gary Grizzell, Born 08/28/1985 in California | CaliforniaBirthIndex.org". www.californiabirthindex.org. Retrieved 2023-04-30.
  3. ^ "Chart Highlights: Mumford & Sons Light Up Rock Radio". Billboard. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 4 February 2013.
  4. ^ "John Hart – The Come Up". XXL Magazine. 28 November 2012. Retrieved 4 February 2013.
  5. ^ "Jonn Hart". hotnewhiphop.com. Retrieved 14 January 2017.
  6. ^ "Twitter". Mobile.twitter.com. 2017-11-03. Retrieved 2020-04-14.
  7. ^ "Straight From the Hart by Jonn Hart on Apple Music". Music.apple.com. Retrieved 2020-04-14.
  8. ^ "Blow It (Single by Clayton William, Jonn Hart & Antonio Fresco on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved October 22, 2019.
  9. ^ "Jonn Hart – Papi Feat. Baby Bash & Baeza (Prod. K&Prince)". rnbass.com. Archived from the original on April 3, 2015. Retrieved January 14, 2017.

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