Under the name Godson, Aaron Johnson’s new EP has already been seen in stores online and on radio stations all over the world since its official release on May 13th, 2014. The album, ‘Chilled Coffee’ is an all digital, instrumental acid jazz/hip hop EP with 10 original songs. His current works hasover 20k plays, 275+ fans in over 40 countries with a strong base primarily in Europe and South America on Soundcloud alone.
Alice Neiley, a fan who reviewed the compilation in its entirety on Review You noted ‘Chilled Coffee’ as, “... both a series of clues to the future and a series of moments to sink into, memories of the past. It leaves space for the listener to wonder, to dream, but also grounds us in what we love and where that love came from—the rhythms, the effects, the home-boy-beats, the streets. I’m smitten.”
The album has experienced early success since its release on May 13th, with top sales coming in on iTunes, Google Play and Amazon. Fans got a preview back in May when Johnson debuted to the albums trailer on YouTube: http://youtu.be/2m9H2WLKlus?list=UU6SKNkudhoVsVW3WVSMFadw Following the EP's success, Johnson has set aside about 20-limited collections of his album on CD for fans or media requests.
Following the release, Johnson is finalizing the production of his EP’s first single, “Higher”. The single has already won the California edition of Coast2Coast's 'Hottest in the State 3' mixtape contest which was announced on August 7th.
"Higher" will boast its own music video online featuring Godson himself on his official YouTube page. The video was shot throughout California on location in Old Town, Pasadena, Balboa Park and Encino.The single’s pre-order date is set for September 16th, 2014.
Aaron Johnson is a 21 year old California-native, illustrator, writer and producer whose passion has been noted as “walking the line between the cutting edge and the nostalgic”. With no professional musical training, Johnson is self-taught and produces mainly Jazz, Classical, Hip Hop, and R&B. Johnson's’ musical influences range from Quincy Jones to Rob Dougan and Nobuo Uematsu. When he is not working on his personal music productions, Johnson is regularly collaborating with artists around the world. He has produced remixes of Top 40 tracks, as well as provided compositions for a short film "Friends Anyway" by James Whitley.
For media inquiries regarding ‘Chilled Coffee’ EP, individuals are encouraged to contact Aaron Johnson directly at (818) 519-3822 or via email at aaronjohnsonGS@gmail.com. To learn more about the artist or to buy purchase the album, please visit: https://itunes.apple.com/album/id877652632