Jorja Smith first popped up on the music scene in 2017 on Drake’s album More Life. From having her own interlude to being a primary feature on “Get It Together”, Jorja began to get her name out and her music in subliminal rotation. Since the Drake co-sign, she took off in the female R&B vein of music and continued to make consistent fire.
Originally being from England, it’s huge for Jorja Smith to takeoff in the American music market this way. This dominoes into being big for the international music industry, period. International music has always been relevant in terms of talent but it’s impressive to see it cut into the competitive American market. Just over the last year, Jorja Smith has been a contemporary trailblazer in international R&B.
Through using her unique style and texture she has painted her own lane in our sound today. With different styles she gave us a taste of her range in this game. From the upbeat, and euphoric sound on “On My Mind”, to the emotional feel on “I Am” from the Black Panther Soundtrack, she showed what she is capable of. With no album in sight she has been making her mark in the game with her work so far. I would suspect for an album to come by the end the year but for now she should just kill features and singles as she has been. Listen to a playlist of her songs here —> J. Smith.