Hometown: Sprinfield, MO
Josh Heinrichs is the former lead singer and songwriter of the band Jah Roots and owner of GanJah Records since 2001. Josh left Jah Roots in 2009 to pursue a solo career and work on blossoming his label. Since, he has released five Top 10 debuting albums of his own and 3 other artists(SkillinJah, 77 Jefferson & Lance Sitton) albums all to Top 10 releases as well on his label. On March 26th,2013 his latest EP “Rooftop Session” debuted at #1 on the iTunes Reggae Charts and at #2 on Billboards Top Selling Reggae albums. It is currently in it’s 6th week of being featured on the front page of iTunes Reggae alongside Snoop Lion, Fortunate Youth and Major Lazer. In May 2013 Josh will join 77 Jefferson and SkillinJah for his 3rd appearance at the California Roots festival.
Junior Marvin of Bob Marley & The Wailers was quoted about Heinrichs, saying “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.”