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From the island of Trinidad and Tobago comes the young, vibrant music minister born Jason Joefield, known to many as simply J Square.
J Square's musical journey began with an induction in Mission Epistle. Mission Epistle is a seasoned band which was in existence approximately four years prior to J Square's involvement. Keron Thomas, the group's leader observed Square (as he is commonly referred to) frequently as he sang at various small church events and concerts.
J Square was a member of Mission Epistle for five (5) years, and it was these five years which truly shaped J Square into the music minister and business man that he has turned out to be today. As a member of Mission (as they are commonly referred to) J Square was the public relations officer and his job specs entailed creating press kits for the band and promoting the band via web and various media houses. He was also a lead singer and on the band's strength J Square was able to perform in various countries including New York, Bahamas, Grenada and St Vincent.
On April 15th 2006 Mission Epistle launched their debut album "Stand Up" in Grenada and subsequently on August 12th 2006 in Trinidad. The launch was successful pivoting Mission Epistle as one of Trinidad's superlative groups. Following the success of the album Mission Epistle released their debut Video for the hit single "Meditate" and they received immense television air time due to the success of the video. From then to now the video has been aired on Act25 :-the only Gospel television Station in Trinidad and Tobago, Synergy TV, Tempo which covers the majority of islands in the Caribbean, RETV in Jamaica and Onion TV in Bermuda. The video was also nominated for best Reggae Video and best Group video in the Marlin Awards 2009.
Late 2006 also saw J square's ministry expanding from just behind the microphone but up close and personal with the cameras. He was the "side kick" for Mention's "Bring De Riddim" show which was a live show every Tuesday at 8PM on Acts 25. The show featured top Gospel acts across the island that would come on the program to promote their events or new projects. His charisma and charm warmed the hearts of many viewers and is arguably the period in his career where people started recognizing this new face in gospel music. After a year J Square was offered his own show "Riddim on De Road" which he still does to this day, covering all major gospel events in the twin islands of Trinidad and Tobago. Some of the Gospel ministers he has interviewed include:- Donnie Mc Curklin, Mary Mary, Papa San, Sherwin Gardner, Manifest & Dunamus Soundz, Landlord, Double Six, Jadee, Positive, Isaac Blackman, Pastor Terrance Baines, Nicole Ballosingh-Holder, Koen Duncan,Todah,Gitta Dan amongst many new and upcoming gospel singers and musicians.
However J Square's musical career was slowly going opposite to the direction of his group Mission Epistle.
Early 2008 J Square left Mission Epistle, despite the success he had acquired with the group as his foundation. He felt it was time to make a career move. To this day Square and the members of Mission Epistle still have a great working relationship even teaming up for the Mr. Lynx Concert August 08.
Following Mission Epistle, J Square released his debut Mixtape titled "Square Peg Round Hole" an 18 track unmixed album which featured hits such as "Don't Touch Me There" , "Make The Move-A-Ment" and "My Empress". 500 copies are currently circulating in and around Trinidad and Tobago.
Also in 2008 J Square launched his debut album titled "Higher Ground". A thirteen (13) track album featuring songs he has released as a solo artist over the years. The release was done on November 29th '08 at the Upper Room Entertainment Center to a full house of Square fans and Music enthusiasts alike. He also completed his debut video for one of the singles off the Compilation titled "Pressing On". The video was shot and edited by Rodney Sammy-Guilarte who also shot and edited "Meditate".
In May 2009 J Square embarked on a nation wide tour which he called M.A.D in M.A.Y (Making A Difference In Me and You) J Square's vision was to cover as much communities as possible sharing the gospel through music for free. He was able to visit schools including Barrackpore Secondary & Guyaguyare Secondary School, churches including Faith Centre & Dow Open Bible, Youth Groups including Freedom Generation & Mendes youth Group. The buzz created by this move was truly overwhelming as J Square was interviewed by Fern Chase of 98.1FM and Nicole Ballosingh Holder for "The Gospel Hour". MAD in MAY also saw J Square teamin up with rising gospel artist as they accompanied him to many of the events including God's Farmer, Silent-Sah, Elisha & Patrice Daniel
In 2010 J Square would be releasing his 2nd project "One More Chance" Videos and Singles are soon in the making.