Jackson Turner is a hip-hop artist from NYC. He is currently signed to Pantheon Elite Records and Taihe Music Group. Jackson has worked with artists such as Luney Tunez, Natural Born Spitters (N.B.S.), Donny Arcade, Apex Zero, and Lisa Rowe. He has appeared in magazines such as I Am Hip-Hop Magazine (London).
Jackson is a conscious hiphop artist. His style ranges from classic boom-bap, to reggae and soul influenced hip-hop, to more new school / electronic sounds. His first album, The Foundation EP (2015) reached as high as number 4 on the national hip-hop charts for CMJ radio in the US; and number 2 on the national hip-hop charts for !Earshot radio in Canada. His second album Long Time Coming (2017) received significant attention on Spotify with over 250k streams. The video for “Face The Morning Sun” was shot by the acclaimed London production crew Global Faction and features cameos from London Posse.
Jackson is represented in China by Taihe Music Group. Having lived off-and-on in China for over a decade, he has built a significant fan base in Asia. Jackson speaks Chinese fluently and has even released songs written in Mandarin. His Chinese language song One Love received over 200 thousand views and his song Music Souljahs—together with MC Webber and Apex Zero—has over a million views on Chinese platforms. Jackson has appeared twice as a judge on the TV show China Hip-Hop Live and will be featured on the upcoming TV show Rap Of China (per episode views of 150 million).
Jackson has performed both in and outside the United States, including performances in the UK (London), South Africa (Capetown, Grahamstown), China (Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong), Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur, Penang) and Japan (Tokyo, Sapporo). He has toured alongside the acclaimed Boston hip-hop duo N.B.S. and received tour sponsorship from New Era.