Joey Burbs is a Chicago-based singer, songwriter, and producer. He began playing piano at the age of 7 and released his first original project, The Redshirt EP, in 2015. Since then, Joey has developed a unique, genre-blending sound combining organic pop melodies with soulful hip-hop and R&B beats.

Joey’s music has accumulated over two million total streams, with work featured by tastemakers such as GQ Magazine, EARMILK, Lyrical Lemonade, and Promoting Sounds. He is now building up to his debut commercial project, Not In That Order, which is scheduled to be released in Spring 2019.



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[Joey Burbs] blends the sounds of R&B, hip-hop and electronic music with lyrics discussing those past relationships that never seem to truly stay in the past. With driving synths and an infectious hook telling the story of people growing apart yet always having a connection, “Westside” is the upbeat anthem for summer flings and free-spirited living. Be sure to check out the new’ll be glad you did.
— Lyrical Lemonade
Joey Burbs is a 21 year old hip hop artist that is ready to make his mark on the rap game. The rapper dropped a new single called “Conversations,” whose inspirations look to motivate people to follow their dreams and do what makes them happy and successful. The upbeat production on this track can help anyone feel like they can do anything in the world with a little faith in themselves...this is a hit ready to happen.
— Earmilk
“Margarita” throws R&B, hip hop, and pop into a blender and the final product is incredibly smooth...The track is very well written, and showcases Joey Burbs’ skills in a variety of genres. The doubled up vocals on the chorus have a certain “Cry Me A River” feel to them...This is definitely a big step forward for Joey.
— Breaking and Entering
The audio to Treat You Like A 90’s R&B Song is infectious, but the music video captures Joey’s charisma and light hearted nature. Joey’s greatest strength is his vocal abilities. He sings with no hiccups, using a smooth, upbeat style that has no flaws. He has some rapping skills as well, which are dispersed throughout the track. [Joey] also produced the Mary J. Blige sampled cut, which makes me wonder what he can’t accomplish.
— Flows for Days
“Conversations,” the bouncy latest single from 21-year-old Milwaukee rapper/producer Joey Burbs, is a welcome respite from what’s been a very, very bleak January.
— Shepherd Express