Multi-genre producer, vocalist, and writer, Joey Valence is blending elements of classic breakbeat Hip-Hop, boom bap, hardcore punk, and other alternative genres in a strikingly refreshing way.
Combined with the additional lyrical talent of vocalist, Brae, the two have explosively launched into the Alternative and Hip-Hop scenes with their high-energy antics, easily identifiable style and masterful use of social media. Over just one year, the duo has organically garnered over 1 million total followers, 80 million views and 22 million streams.
Fountaine is a North East Portland native, anime lover, and well-rounded creative. His music is filled with witty punchlines that reference meaningful cultural symbols from his upbringing, all while being mediated through his smooth lyrical delivery and exploratory production techniques. Fountaine's artistic platform is best experienced through his live performances, which are participatory in nature, that often call on audience members to engage with him and one another to invite feelings of openness, personal fulfillment, & self confidence.