In “Black Desire,” Joelington takes us on a musical odyssey that delves into the complexities of love, pain, and societal issues. Released in 2022, this album offers a diverse range of tracks, each encapsulating a unique blend of R&B, Afrobeat, and Dance House music, seamlessly traversing multiple languages. Joelington, an accomplished R&B-Soul artist, embarked on his musical journey with a solid foundation in vocal and piano training under the guidance of Lisa Gold Gervais. His immersion in a gospel choir further honed his vocal prowess, setting the stage for his foray into the world of R&B and Soul.
What sets Joelington apart is his ability to infuse his music with a personal touch, drawing inspiration from luminaries like Sisqo and Keith Sweat while incorporating his own distinctive style. Singing fluently in French, English, and Cameroonian, Joelington’s linguistic versatility lends a unique texture to his music. “Black Desire” isn’t merely an album—it’s a powerful narrative. It grapples with the pervasive issue of racism that exists among us, providing a poignant commentary on societal struggles. Through tracks like “Je Pleure” and “Mamacita,” Joelington invites listeners into a world where raw emotion is laid bare, creating a deeply resonant listening experience.
With a discography that boasts four albums, including “TRUST” (2018), “Nouveau Depart” (2013), “Focus” (2021), and the latest release, “Black Desire” (2022), Joelington continues to evolve and push the boundaries of his artistry. As he sets his sights on the upcoming album “Pinkeen” slated for 2024, it’s clear that Joelington’s musical journey is one defined by passion, authenticity, and a commitment to exploring the human experience through his evocative music.