Joie A Gogo means Joy Abundantly. Joie is a singer/ song writer/ composer/ and actress. NaKeesha “Joie A Gogo” Hayes, began singing at 2 years old and has been singing ever since. Singing was her number one desire, behind closed doors. Her mother spent many hours training her and working towards increasing her confidence to sing in front of crowds.
Joie A Gogo is an alumni of University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR). There Joie, obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Vocal Technique and minor in Theater. She made it through Music Theory 1, 2 and 3. During her time at UALR, she sang in her Gospel Choir and preformed numerous recitals.
2000-2003 in Little Rock, AR she created the jingle for Power 92.3 radio DJ Tre Day Everyday All Day. She joined the Band Cherry Wood did many concerts around the city, one for AIDs foundation. In 2004 She sang with Gospel Award Winning Artist John P. Kee at her church Trumpet In Zion.
2006 is when she began to sing at The Potter's House in the Brick House Choir. 2007-2008 she sang with the Grammy Award Winners- The Potter's House Choir. 2008-2009 she sang with Grammy Award Winners Myron Butler and Legendary Fred Hammond. She also sang around town with local neo soul/ soul bands as a BGV -Background Vocalist.
2012 is when Joie A Gogo decided to work on her on solo project. The Abstract Art of Life an album to tell the world of her journey. Her new Single Release “Take Me Away” available for purchase right here on www.Joieagogo.com; Itunes, Google Play, and CD Baby.
It is her desire to be known as an Entertainer and most importantly an Artist. Thanks to The Creator, her producer Nelton 'Gospel' Shorter, her family, her fans and CD Baby for making it happen.