Grammy-nominated reggae group, SOJA (Soldiers Of Jah Army) consists of eight members hailing from Arlington, Viriginia. They formed in 1997 and gained fame in the early 2000’s. SOJA’s music is a blend of reggae, go-go, D.C. hardcore, Latin, rock and hip-hop.
SOJA has sold more than 200,000 albums, headlined shows in over 20 countries around the world, generated nearly 4 million Facebook fans, and over 90 million YouTube views. The band has toured with Dave Matthews Band, Incubus, 311, and appeared at major music festivals.
SOJA’s live shows explode with energy and positivity, and their music is a means of helping people relate in a more affirmative way. Their music is about finding happiness and peace and helping others ‘Amid the Noise and Haste’.
- Jacob Hemphill (lead singer/guitarist)
- Bobby Lee (bass)
- Ryan Berty (drums)
- Kenneth Brownell (percussion)
- Patrick O’Shea (keyboards)
- Rafael Rodriguez (trumpet)
- Hellman Escorcia (saxophone)
- Trevor Young (lead guitar)