Justin Irvin Rivera, known by the rap name “J. I, The Prince of N.Y” or more recently as simply “J. I” is the well-known rapper behind the hit breakout single “Need Me.” He is also a singer who writes his own songs and is followed by millions on Instagram and Youtube. He participated in the reality show competition “ The Rap Game” which launched him into stardom.
As of 2023, J.I.'s net worth is estimated to be $1,000,000.
|Given Name||Justin Irvin Rivera|
|Source(s) of Fame||Rapper, Singer, Songwriter|
|Date of Birth||September 23, 2001|
|Place of Birth||Brooklyn, New York, USA|
Rivera was born on September 23, 2001, in Brooklyn, NY, US, to Puerto Rican parents. He grew up in Crown Heights and attended school there. He was passionate about writing stories at a young age. His parents encouraged him to listen to old-school hip-hop and reggaeton and bought him a keyboard. He cites Jay-Z, DMX, Tupac, and Nas as his early influencers.
Justin Rivera or J. I got recognition after taking part in “The Rap Game” which got him a place on the cover of the Hip-Hop Weekly magazine. He shared his first single “No Static” in 2016 which got him over 500,000 views on Youtube. In 2017, he made his first extended play called “Barely Famous” which was composed of three tracks.
Following a brief hiatus, he launched his mixtape “Hood Life Krisis Vol.1” with its breakout single “Need Me” exceeding 100 million streams on Spotify. Hood Life Krisi Vol.2 and Vol.3 were released in 2019 and 2020 respectively. His next extended play “Welcome to GStarrr Vol.1” was released in July 2020.
Justin River aka J. I is pretty young to be in any serious relationship and is focusing on his career for now. He has revealed that he wasted all of his money from The Rap Game on marijuana and considered working in construction before giving music one last try.
His music style has been described as romantic and melodic. His New York accent makes his music similar to that of A Boogie wit da Hoodie and Lil Tjay.
His Instagram account has 2.1 million followers where he frequently shares photos of himself with his family. His Youtube account has 1.36 million subscribers and his Facebook account has 21k likes.
Justin Rivera, also known as J. I is a popular rapper, singer, and songwriter with two mixtapes and three extended plays. He launched his career on Instagram where he was discovered and cast in the reality competition “The Rap Game.” His net worth comes out to be $1 million.