Mondo.NYC 2020 Showcase Artist
Alphaeus Koroma Mr J
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Alphaeus Koroma goes by the stage name Mr. J was born on June 15th at Mano Dasse, Moyamba District, Sierra Leone. He attended the Lucins Preparatory School, where he sat to his National Primary School Examination (NPSE) and later went to The Sierra Leone Grammar School, where he acquired his Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and pursued his schooling at the S.O.S Herman Gmeiner International School where he successfully completed his secondary education. He later went to the Milton Margai College of Education and Technology and studied electrical engineering. Furthermore, he is presently a student of the Fourah Bay College USL studying a BSC in Economics. Mr. J's music career began at the age of ten, when he started writing songs for himself and performing for his friends at school. He released his first single in 2017 titled "Black Man Bad." Shortly thereafter, he released another banger "Isha," an inspirational love song.
Both songs were produced by Don Creek. He has since been releasing songs and working with producers such as ADKISY. He is currently preparing his first album for Genius Music, onto which he has just been signed.