A quote from Junior Marvin,
Lead guitarist of Bob Marley & The Wailers
“Josh is one of those guys who comes along and fills his music with such an inspiration and with such energy that it translates so easily and positively to anyone hearing it. He is a rare talent in both his ability to craft a song with a certain timeless quality to it, and then, man, his voice, well, I mean, damn, the kid can sing as good as anyone out there; a bright future – that one.”
Josh Heinrichs is a highly accomplished and influential figure in the reggae music scene. With a career spanning over 22 years, he has established himself as a renowned singer-songwriter, with an impressive discography that includes 26 album releases. His latest album, 'Acoustic Sesh,' released in May 2023, showcases Josh's versatility and musical prowess. The album offers an intimate and stripped-down experience, highlighting his soulful vocals and acoustic melodies. Josh's impact on the industry is evident in the success of his previous works. His album 'Good Vibes' soared to the #1 position on the Billboard Reggae Chart, solidifying his position as a chart-topping artist. His music has resonated with fans across the globe, leading to numerous sold-out shows and a dedicated following. A true road warrior, Josh has embarked on multiple tours throughout his career, covering extensive ground across the United States. Notably, he has performed in almost every state, bringing his vibrant and uplifting reggae music to diverse audiences. Additionally, he has completed eight tours of the Hawaiian Islands and three tours of the country of Guam, spreading his positive vibes to international fans. Josh's musical journey began with humble beginnings, performing Nirvana covers alongside his father, who often joined him on drums. He later rose to prominence as the lead singer and songwriter for the band Jah Roots from 2002 to 2009, before transitioning into a successful solo career. Beyond his artistic achievements, Josh finds strength in his personal life. He has been happily married to his wife Kaytee since May 2002, and together, they have three grown children. Alongside his wife, he is also the co-owner of GanJah Records, an imprint that has furthered his musical endeavors. Josh's talent and reputation have garnered him opportunities to collaborate with esteemed musicians in the reggae genre. Notable collaborations include working with legends like Bob Marley's Wailers, Aston Barrett, and Junior Marvin. He has also collaborated with contemporary reggae acts such as Stick Figure, Fortunate Youth, and Collie Buddz, showcasing his versatility and ability to connect with diverse artists. In addition to his extensive touring and recording, Josh has graced prominent music festivals, including California Roots, the largest reggae festival in the United States, and Reggae Rise Up. These appearances have solidified his status as a dynamic live performer and a mainstay in the reggae festival circuit. With his remarkable career trajectory, Josh Heinrichs continues to be an influential force in the reggae music scene. His music uplifts spirits, spreads positive messages, and resonates with audiences worldwide, leaving an indelible mark on the genre he holds dear.