Javarez Thomas, better known as ‘’Johnny Loko’’ is an up and coming hip hop artist based out of Tampa, Florida. From a young age he was enthusiastic about music. Growing up, he was involved in his church choir both singing and playing a variety of musical instruments. A few of his favorites included the viola, piano, bass and drums. As a young teenager, this young prodigy recognized his passion for music and his God gifted talent to flawlessly ‘ride’ a beat and keep listeners intrigued with his life stories. In 2003 Johnny lost his father. This loss further pushed his desire to succeed as a music artist as he realized he could process his real life stories through his music.
Since then, he has been focused on fine tuning his sound to give the world a look into his life. He writes for the listener to feel his emotions. In 2017, Johnny pushed even harder through personal trials and tribulations and dropped “God Mode” which explained his relationship with many of his friends and the struggles they were going through at the time. He continued to release singles back to back.
Having come into adult hood, Johnny began to evolve his music. He wrote about how he felt through the eyes of others perceptions of his ideals. It gave him a new found depth and perspective to his music. The result of that was the production of two singles, “Amazin” and “Workin” which were released in May and June of 2018.
Johnny has and ambitious work ethic which he hopes will captivate listener’s hearts. He is currently building his repertoire to complete the release of his first full length album titled “Underestimated” with a tentative release date of 9/27/2019. From there, the world is his audience as he pushes to mainstream his music and make “Johnny Loko” a household name.