Jo Thee Great, a 21-year-old Detroit native, has been fueled by the decay and destruction in his hometown. Hailing from the West Side of the city, he navigated the ups and downs of his upbringing through listening to artists such as Eminem and Tupac. After learning and adapting to the 'fight or flight' Detroit city life and becoming a contributing factor to its chaos, Jo thee Great aims to repair and reenergize the city with his word play and determination to put Detroit back on top. Jo Thee Great prides himself on his skill rather than talent, acknowledging the hard work that he has put into developing his craft. On face value, the exhilarating beats and wordplay put him on par with the mainstream crowd. His music has been compared to the likes of A$AP Mob, Chief Keef and Kendrick Lamar. Beneath the surface, Jo employs the complexities of double entendre, often requiring the listener to 'open your real eyes and realize you missed something’. The playback of the music offers more depth and knowledge than the average rapper, bordering on 'conscious' yet 'gritty', Jo Thee Great offers a selection that can captivate from the first bar.