was born October 21st, 1984 in West Palm Beach, Florida. At the age of 3, he was adopted by his loving parents Peter and Ann Chong of which the father is of Jamaican decent and mother British. Justin was reared in Kingston, Jamaica with other siblings that consisted of his younger brother and sister. He had a very normal childhood where he attended school, was active in sports and fell in love with music at an early age. Justin can remember vividly the Bob Marley tunes being played regularly in the house and being drawn to the melodies and instrumentation.
Throughout Justin's early teenage years his exposure to reggae as well as other genres of music grew, familiarizing himself with the likes of Dennis Brown, Beres Hammond, Frankie Paul, Super Kat, Buju Banton, Garnett Silk, Bounty Killa and Sizzla. In the realm of Hip-Hop, he listened to Big Daddy Kane, Rakim, Wu-Tang, Nas, Biggie and Tupac. Justin also had an affinity for main stream folk and pop artists such as Simon & Garfunkel, Tracey Chapman, Eric Clapton, Michael Jackson and Prince. While going through the growing pains of childhood Justin realized that he had thoughts and opinions, but had difficulty expressing himself…thus, he turned to writing as a creative outlet. Shortly, there after he started recording with his friends comprising a slew of demos not taking it seriously at first, but just having fun with it. Eventually, people took notice of his skills and talent that actually got him to the stage of the Reggae Sumfest, which is the biggest live reggae show in the world. Justin had the opportunity to open for Lionel Richie as well as Kanye West.
After, nearly two decades of living in Jamaica, Justin decided to return to the states and now resides in Miami, Florida to pursue his music career on a different level. Justin teamed up with award winning and Grammy nominated music producer Winston "Blackout" Thomas, who has produced for the likes of Nicky Minaj, Jason Derulo, MIMS, Jim Jones, Serani and Kymani Marley to name a few. Justin is currently signed to an emerging new record label ELEVATE Music Group based in Miami, Florida, which Winston "BlackOut" Thomas is currently Director of A&R Operations and was founded by Louis Massaro. They're putting the finishing touches on the album project and the two are on the cusp of making music history.
Justin Anthony is not exempt from having his share of up's and down's in his career, but has grown tremendously in the process. Justin has been making music for about a decade…he's dedicated, honest and sincere about his musical endeavors. Justin feels that he has much to offer and to contribute to the music industry. He's gearing up to go all out to make his impression felt within the music industry and is ready to captivate the listening audience.