Distinguished by his smooth vocal style and alluring confidence, James R is a singer, songwriter with a multifaceted talent lending itself to the captivating sounds of the Hip Hop and R&B we hear today. Armed with an unmatched style, this Brooklyn bred artist is another notch on NYC’s roster of sought artists. James’ music is a combination of street-savvy roughness with a soulful appeal of confidence, that serves as a personal expression of the artist as an individual. Street wise, impenetrable before challenges and graced with handsome good looks that have the ladies saying ‘Hello James R.’.

In 2007 James was among the chosen few to represent Sean John’s "Faces of the Future" campaign, launching his face and name to the world. That campaign initiative inspired James to pursue his passion head on bringing about the release of his first project in 2011 called Revelation, an expression of the artist’s struggles and love for beautiful women around the world. The album was a reflection of James’ actualization as a rising artist.

James has opened shows for well known rappers like Juelz Santana and has worked with the likes of Maino, Remo the hitmaker and many more. His latest project features collaborations with Maino, Jim Jones, & now Dave East and others to be named. His new hit single, "Gotta go get it" & his Last single was  making waves through radio stations like Power 105.1, Hot 97 and garnering the attention of millions with features on esteemed publications The Source, Yo! Raps, & All Hip Hop to name a few Hot 97.com In Flex We Trust.com and  many other sites and blogs. James R. released his First single of the year called " You don't Know me yet" and  that record explains his early hard times and upbringings wait for the video coming soon and of course he has definitely showed no signs of slowing down with his recent release called "HOLD UP" which

h Vibe.com Debuted on there sight with a sexy image of beautiful girls and his playboy ways.This record shows the versatility  of this bad boy. stay tuned for more on James R. 


2017-18 Welcomed James R. to VH1 LOVE & HIP HOP NEW YORK this pretty boy was sure the Bad Boy of the show causing a stir of drama with relationships and of course leaving his own love interest for another potential at the moment you can catch James R. every Monday Nights at 8 Pm on VH1 and see what he is up to.