James Gardin


James Gardin has used his multifaceted skill set of empowering rhymes, fun melodies, and energetic stage presence to become the most successful emcee in his hometown of Lansing, Mich. He has performed hundreds of shows around the world, sharing a stage with big-name artists like Bryce Vine, Jack Harlow, KING, MURS, Macklemore, and Quinn XCII and has amassed thousands of plays and downloads with coverage on top web sites and publications (2DopeBoyz, HipHopDX, Rapzilla , DJ Booth). Gardin’s music has been featured on TV shows and films like ESPN’s ” First Take,” CW’s “All American,” “Queen Sugar,” “Bloom,” and “Block Party,” as well as been played on the hit radio station Hot97. But what really sets James Gardin apart is his niche. He creates empowering, encouraging music for TV, film, and fans alike, all while using faith as a sonic/lyrical foundation. Gardin aims to use his art and message to inspire all those around him to live their life fully and encounter their purpose daily.