Respect | JoceLien

Irie Magazine | Respect | JoceLien


United States

JoceLien, also known as Jocelien Danee Whitehead is a rising new artist originally from North Carolina. Since the age of 4 she has been performing and participating in competitive dance competitions, singing anywhere and every chance that presented it to the young and adorable artist.

JoceLien has been making major moves over the past few years and is steadily climbing her way to the top. On Oct 13, 2015, one of JoceLien’s most popular videos (White Flag) made its world premiere on BET opening the 2015 Hip Hop Musical awards. BET was not the only television appearance this driven young teen has made. She has also debuted in two episodes of the television show “Sleepy Hollow” playing as one of the students. JoceLien has received numerous awards throughout her journey to fame including but not limited to winning Best New Teen Artist and Best Teen Video at the (CMA’s) Carolina Music Awards. She is associated with various associations such as Miss Black Teen USA.

JoceLien was Crowned Miss Black Talented Teen North Carolina in 2012 and captured the national crown of Miss Black USA Talented Teen in 2013 respectively. JoceLien is also a part of the Anti-Bullying Coalition and the Children’s Musical Network.

JoceLien is currently in Austin, TX for SXSW18 to record new music/visuals and promote her new single ‘Diamond in the Rough’ featuring Kingston, Jamaican reggae sensation, Shac, written and produced by Nathan Barlow, and remixed by Payne Street Music and Rural Productions.

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