Joy Oladokun

Pop Singer

Birthday April 6, 1992

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace Casa Grande, AZ

Age 32 years old

#94821 Most Popular

Numerology: 4

About

Singer-songwriter who self-identifies as a queer woman of color. She is best known for her albums In Defense of My Own Happiness and Carry Me. Carry Me was funded by a Kickstarter campaign. Her joyoladokun Instagram account features professional portraits, performances photos, promotional appearances and informal selfies with friends. She has amassed160,000 followers on the account. 

Before Fame

Tracy Chapman's music inspired her at the age of ten to start learning to play the guitar. In 2015, she released her indie debut EP Cathedrals. 

Trivia

National Public Radio (NPR) included her song "I See America" on its list of the 100 best songs of 2020. 

Family Life

She was raised in Arizona. Her parents are Nigerian immigrants who raised her as part of a close-knit Christian church. She left the church eventually because she felt it limited her creativity. 

Associated With

On June 23, 2021, she appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert