Jesse O

Jesse O

BandR&BPop

Throw Ne-Yo, Janet Jackson, The Neptunes, and Lady Gaga in a blender and what you get are the tasty, sweet, sometimes tart, sounds of JESSE O

Biography

Outmusic Music Award nominated recording artist Jesse O is an exciting risk-taker who blends the avant-garde with a mainstream R&B/Pop sound and style. Jesse made history in 2006 by being the first black openly gay male to ever sign with Columbia Records. Now on his own, Jesse launched 1 Groove Records in 2009 to continue his vision of creating a musical world that provokes thought and excitement, while expanding the mind. Jesse is the consummate performer, having opened for Sean Paul, Kelis, and Amerie, among others. He’s garnered considerable airplay on radio programs such as WHLI, Koop FM, and The Doo Dirty Show, and has been featured in magazines like Next, Clik, and Go. The groundbreaking video for his single “I Think I’m Falling In Love” was featured on the MTV/LOGO network. Jesse O was born Jesse Afriyie in Ghana, West Africa and raised in Bronx, NY. This spring he’s set to release his highly anticipated 2nd album “Love and Go Crazy".

Discography

2010- "Love and Go Crazy" LP (1 Groove Records)

2007- "I Think I'm Falling In Love"(single) from "Music With A Twist: Revolutions" LP (Columbia/Music With A Twist)

2005-"Exposure" EP

Set List

I perform anywhere from 1 song to a full 1hr set featuring songs from the following lists...

ORIGINAL SONGS:
Holla At Me
I Can't Help
Island Luv
Hurt My Body
Secret Luv
It's Over
Sober
Keep It Together
Come Back
All That I Can Say
Who I Am
I Think I'm Falling In Love
Step To This
Do It To Me
Ooh U
My Brotha
I Won't Argue With It
Set The Record Straight

COVERS:
What’s Going On (Marvin Gaye)
One Last Cry (Brian McKnight)
Ready For Love (India Arie)
Love (Musiq Soulchild)
Because Of You (Ne-Yo)
Lost Without You (Robin Thicke)
Lean On Me (Bill Withers)
Easy (Commodores)
Hard To Say Goodbye (Boys II Men)
Let’s Stay Together (Al Green)
If I Ever Fall In Love (Shai)
I Believe I Can Fly (R. Kelly)
My Prerogative (Bobby Brown)
Always and Forever (Heatwave)
Superstar (Luther Vandross)
Like A Star (Corrine Bailey Rae)
I Can’t Make You Love Me (Bonnie Raitt)
Unforgettable (Nat King Cole)
Bridge Over Troubled Water (Simon and Garfunkel)