Award-winning, inspirational hip-hop artist Norris J boasts universal swag that draws all generations to his uplifting message of hope, deliverance, faith and love. Hailing from Fort Worth, Texas, as the founder of INJmusic (“I Need Jesus”) Group, Norris J’s global reach has impacted thousands, hitting hard in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex and beyond.
Not trying to be king but celebrate THE KING, Norris has blessed the mic during countless television and stage appearances, including the Late Night Gospel Mix, SHYNEtv, Jim Austin TV, KTXA 21’s The Exchange and The Gospel Beat. His thought provoking prose and unmatchable beats have landed him as a featured artist on radio shows such as The Antonio Johnson Show, Skip Murphy & Company, The Terry Price Show, Inside Gospel withFrankie C. Wilson, The Gospel Beat and Glo Radio, broadcasting his timeless recordings around the world! The post-Stellar Awards and post-Dove awards performer has also taken the stage atvenues with David Mann, Jessica Reedy, LeCrae, Canton Jones and Da Truth, and has opened for Flame, Blair, Alexis Spight, Sister Cantalope, Chrystal Rucker, Lisa McClendon, Sho Baraka and a host of others. And just when the beat dropped, Norris J unleashed an electrifying bombshell on his fans when he made his entertaining acting debut in the hit stageplay, Just Like Yo Daddy, starring alongside Christian Keyes and Terri J. Vaughn.
Taking his talents to the platform with humility, fire and the kind of subtle grace that makes audiences want to draw closer to Jesus has not only made Norris J a highly sought-after mainstay at events ranging from intimate ministry settings to sold-out concert arenas, but he’s been rewarded numerous times for his faithfulness to God and dedication to his supporters:
2011 KHVN Heaven 97 Chris Simpson Award
2012, 2013 2014 2016 & 2018 KHVN Rap Artist of the Year
2013 Urban Underground Gospel Artist of the Year
2013 Prayze Factor Awards nominee
2014 Texas Gospel Music Excellence Award nominee
2016 The Key Of Gospel Rap Artist of the Year
With an anointed light blazing so bright it can’t be ignored and the hand of God resting upon him, Norris J has created an amazing catalog of music, including I.N.J., We.N.J., and his latest single, Impressive (Mama), a heartfelt ode to mothers that was released in May 2021. He has recorded with a plethora of gospel notables such as Kisha Grandy, Eric Birdine, Blair, Kelton Je’von, LaKea Stokes, Tommye Young-West, and many more. His music makes you dance, stomp, sometimes sing along, or just sit back and listen. But whether seeing Norris J onstage or bumping his music in the car, there’s a single common denominator everyone who experiences INJmusic has: they all need Jesus. And through Norris J – even if for just the length of a song, they will receive Him.