Jabari Johnson is a dynamic self-taught guitarist with a soul grabbing voice and infectious presence. A child of quartet music, Johnson was reared in Houston, TX and grew up singing, playing guitar, and performing. After years of playing and writing music in March of 2015 Jabari released his first single entitled “You are Holy”. In addition, he released a short EP including: “You Are Holy” “More of You” and “You’re Good” in March of 2016. Fast forward to 2017 Johnson emerged as a standout vocalist on social media and caught the eye of the Gospel music industry. In 2018 Johnson signed with Light Records and embarked on a new journey as an emerging artist. Johnson released his first national EP “Day Of Redemption” in 2018. His first single off the EP, “Have Your Way”, was a standout track that created a buzz around this new bright talent. In 2019 Johnson was nominated and won New Artist of The Year Award at the 34th Annual Stellar Awards ceremony. Johnson continued to build his fan base and showcase his dynamic talent through social media. Johnson enjoyed viral moments with social posts amassing thousands of views. In 2020 Johnson collaborated with Tobe Nwigwe on the viral hit “Try Jesus”, further cementing Johnson as an emerging influencer. In 2020 Johnson released his 3rd single titled, “Fixed Fight”. “Fixed Fight” served as an anthem of hope and victory during early days of the global pandemic. “Fixed Fight” galvanized many listeners with it’s catchy hook and bold declaration. It became a hit and gave Johnson his first #1 Billboard charting single at radio. Johnson is prepping to release his new project soon. His new single , “One Touch” will impact radio in the fall of 2021.
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Johnson is currently the lead guitarist at The Potter’s House under the leadership of Bishop T.D. Jakes in Dallas, TX. Johnson has had the awesome privilege of playing/singing for award winning artists such as: Kierra Sheard, Myron Williams, Kim Burrell, John P Kee, Myron Butler, Tye Tribbett, J.J. Hairston, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, J Drew Sheard, Tweet, Maranda Curtis, Ricky Dillard, Nestor Torres, Leela James, Tweet, The Walls Group, Michael Dixon, Cuba Gooding Sr., Kirko Bangz and Lela James. Television appearances include performances with Bishop T.D. Jakes & Megafest Faith, Family, Film Festival, Tye Tribbett, The Clark Sisters, and Fred Hammond.