Pastor Reginald Blanchard A.K.A. J4J
(“Just 4 Jesus”) is a motivational Pastor, rapper/singer, songwriter &
music producer, who started performing at the age of 12. He attended Visual and
Performing Arts High School in St. Louis, Missouri and won several state and
local rap competitions.
At the age of 14 he began singing and playing
the keyboard. In 2004, he began his ministry by ministering to the youth
at The Dekalb County Youth Detention Center in Decatur, Georgia and was a
Bible fellowship (non-denominational) located in Lithonia, Georgia. Currently, he ministers and
empowers strength to the youth as well as teaching youth bible study, at
various churches and functions, and he ministers at Atlanta Day Shelter
for Women. In the past Blanchard (formerly known
as Mad Mobster) has performed, as a rapper, for the National Beauticians
Association’s hair shows, many Universities in various cities, in
nightclubs in over 100 cities, and was the headliner for the St. Louis
Rams Charity Benefit in 2000. In 2002, he performed at The Atlanta
Black Music Convention for music attorney Roy Miller, was a guest host
(via phone) of Off The Top Radio Show (WGBB AM 1240 – New York), was
nominated best Holy Hip Hop Artist 2006 by The Atlanta Gospel Choice
Awards, and has 13 years experience as a radio D.J. and sound engineer.
He has released 3 albums and has sold over 20,000 albums worldwide
including “Follow Me To The Club,” which reached number 17 on the DMX
Music Charts. He performed, as a holy hip hop artist rapper, in many
cities such as, Atlanta, Brooklyn, Charlotte, NC and has performed at
over 50 venues in 2007.
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He has been a speaker at Morehouse College in
2009 and has ministered in song on Body Builders T.V.
Blanchard provided music for the television show “Community Showcase T.V.”,
which airs in Atlanta, New York, Philadelphia and Los Angeles. He has produced music for many independent artists, throughout the U.S.
and Canada and is currently producing music for Holy Hip Hop artist
Sparky D, who was the second female rapper who’s career started with Run DMC, Kurtis Blow, Russell Simmons, Roxanne Shonte’ & such industry
figures from New York, child Hollywood actor John Biggs (who sing as
well as act), and a host of independent gospel recording artists.
his own professional recording studio and a catalogue of more than 3,000
rap, jazz and R&B & gospel tunes, Blanchard is a member of ASCAP as a
songwriter and a music publisher.
He released his 4th album in 2011. Please
enjoy the music clips from his new CD.