Part singer, songwriter, producer, vocal arranger and entrepreneur, Canton Jones, a Deerfield Beach, Florida native, has ministered to and performed in front of millions of people during his career as a music artist.
Canton Jones relocated to Atlanta, Georgia where he attended Morehouse College joining the school's renowned Glee Club. The club performed for celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, Stevie Wonder, Dr. Bobby Jones and Ray Charles, as well as performing at high profile events such as the opening ceremony of the 1996 Olympic Games and at the first gospel concert ever held at the US Pentagon.
Between 1998 and 1999, Canton Jones joined World Changers Church International, under the pastorship of Creflo & Taffi Dollar and in his own words, grew as a Christian under their stewardship: "My wife, who was my girlfriend at the time, took me to World Changers and I started getting the word. I was going to that church for like three years before I really rededicated my life to Christ. I was there from probably like 1998 or 1999 until 2001 before I really started getting on track."
Canton Jones has sold hundreds of thousands of albums and has several songs in regular rotation in the U.S. and abroad, including the steppers groove “Love Song,” the cleverly penned “Stay Saved” and the uncompromising street anthem “The Password.”
On any given day Canton Jones can be found sharing the stage with hip hop heavyweights like T.I., David Banner and Ludacris to name a few; established creative geniuses like John Legend, Kirk Franklin and Patti LaBelle; and Gospel powerhouses like Smokie Norful, Dr. Bobby Jones and Kiki Clark-Sheard. Canton Jones’s unlimited repertoire, massive crowd appeal, and global fan base have set him on a course destined to shake the very core of hip hop, urban gospel, and R&B.
With a Grammy nod, a Stellar Award nomination, and three Gospel Choice Awards to his credit, Canton Jones still maintains the unshakable confidence of someone who knows the tide is turning his way. More than an artist, Canton Jones represents a philosophy, a movement, and a generation relentlessly advancing a positive new sound in the industry. He understands that it is not just about the music, but about a lifestyle that offers peace and prosperity for anyone bold enough to pursue their purpose.
Besides his music career Canton Jones is all about his business. – strengthening his influence in the mainstream marketplace while also creating viable opportunities abroad. As an artist, Canton Jones has embarked on an ambitious plan to bring his unique style of hip hop, R&B and urban gospel to the forefront of the industry. As an entrepreneur and alumni of Morehouse College, Canton Jones is a consummate businessman, building an empire, Kingdom Business, which symbolizes his global business philosophy. CAJO International (a company CJ started with his wife Ramona nearly five years ago) – is quietly positioning itself in music, television, video, and global commerce, and raising a powerful new standard for young entrepreneurs around the world.
Listen to Christian Music Artist Canton Jones
|20 Years, 3 Months & 12 Days||2002||Cajo Records|
|Love Jones||2005||Arrow Records|
|Password: Access Granted||2005||Arrow Records|
|Kingdom Business||2008||Arrow Records|
|Kingdom Business pt.2 Featuring The Cajo Family||2009||Cajo Records|
|Kingdom Business 3||2010||Cajo Records|