Jontae Lofland more popularly known as Joni Grand is a young artist from Delaware, born March 31, 1990 who found his music gift at the age of 13. He began writing all his thoughts and frustrations on paper thinking nothing of it. Joni started off playing the keyboard and drums while attending church at N.C.O.M. He was curious if he could expand his music so he started to freestyle, rap & write and has been going strong ever since then.
Joni produces his own music and he has shot some of his own videos. He released his first mix tape “Welcome 2 Da Deli” November 23, 2012 under the rap name, J.Beleev.
Joni wanted a name that would fit his style and his growth as an artist, so renamed himself Joni Grand. This young man is very talented in any area of music you throw at him. A punch-line rapper, but he loves telling a story that people can relate to. Joni Loves music to the fullest an always will. As a family trait he is the one who believes and peruses it to the max. FMM is his life, which means Family, Money, and Music!