Music is the food for the soul. As we hustle through our busy regular lives, listening to a groovy playlist becomes a quick escape from reality. More often, tunes that reflect our struggles, including shared experiences while growing up, are usually preferred. Up and coming singer-songwriter Blest Jones incorporates these to his songs as a millennial himself. This New York-born talent has produced tunes that are relatable for his generation and even those who are young at heart.
Blest fuses his age group’s everyday encounters in crafting his light EDM and pop tones. The listeners of today can relish youthful love and self-discovery that comes with this era. Currently, he is based in NYC, although raised in DC.
As a singer, he has already performed at the Reitz Arena, Orioles Park, and FedEx Field. His most recent stint was at the Capital One Arena, where he joined many advocates for the controversial Black Lives Matter movement. Aside from these, Blest modeled for clothing brand Calvin Klein on a billboard along the South of Houston, Broadway.
So far in his two-year career, he has accumulated over millions of streams in his various music sites. As a music artist who attended Loyola University in Maryland, he takes pride in knowing that all his creative work is 100% original content. Some of his most listened to songs are, “Fool,” “Looking for Love,” “Back in Time,” “Pressure,” and “Know You Better,” and is set to release his own album soon as a response to his growing fan base.
Aside from singing and songwriting, Blest has also ventured into acting. He has been working hard to produce quality content with a few films ready to come out sometime this year. With all these projects, he is one of the next up and comers in the entertainment industry.
When asked about what makes him distinct as an artist, he highlights that his unique personality and charisma separates him from the others. He supplements his talent with a decisive attitude by knowing what he wants in life—having the courage to go after these dreams with no hesitation in making a name in show business. Moreover, Blest applies vocals to his music with his unique sounding voice. So while there are many artists out there, he remains a head-turner to a variety of audiences because of it.
Unbeknownst to many, this singer, actor, and lyricist also excels in sports. He has earned the accolade as the All-Patriot Player of the Week as D1 tennis, making him the most decorated tennis player-artist.
Undoubtedly, Blest has been making long strides in a short period. So far, he has landed collaborations with artists Mickey Valen and Lucian, among the many other notable figures in the music world. He even had the privilege to write songs for famous artists Rihanna and Post Malone. This singer-songwriter is now an upcoming icon in the New York entertainment business and continues to rise on the verge of stardom as a face and voice to watch out for.
Indulge with some of his most streamed songs, “Fool” and “Back in Time,” along with his other EPs on Spotify. Visit his accounts on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter for updates on his gigs and his latest released album.