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That's not what I want, baby it's you
Joanna Noëlle Blagden Levesque (born December 20, 1990), professionally known as JoJo (2003-Present), is an American recording artist and actress. After competing on the television show, America's Most Talented Kids, she was noticed by record producer Vincent Herbert who asked her to audition for Blackground Records.
Her debut album came out in 2004 and sold very well. Her song "Leave (Get Out)" sold platinum in America on the RIAA charts. She did movies (RV and Aquamarine) after all this success and also worked on her second album "the High Road" which came out in 2006. This album also had a hit single call "Too Little, Too Late". It went on to sell platinum with the RIAA. Due to Development Hell for her third album, she decided to release a mixtape called "Can't Take That Away From Me" on Rap-up.com for her fans. This featured a promo single called "In the Dark" which was her first real experiment with a Hotter and Sexier image. She went on to release "Disaster".
She is known for her songs "Leave (Get Out)", "Too Little Too Late", "Disaster", "The Other Chick", "In the Dark", "How to Touch A Girl" and "Baby It's You". She also indulges in doing replies to famous songs such as "Beautiful Girls Reply" and "Marvins Room". These are usually to immense critical praise.
She has experimented with films and acting in movies such as Aquamarine and Runaway Vacation.
Currently working on releasing her third album "Jumping Trains", which was stuck in Development Hell for five whole years. Due 2012.
- Jojo (2004)
- The High Road (2006)
- Can't Take That Away From Me:The Mixtape (2010)
- Jumping Trains (2012)
Tropes Present In this musician
- Anti-Love Song: "In The Dark"
- Answer Song: Beautiful Girls Reply, Marvins Room (Can't Do Better)
- And Now for Something Completely Different: "Coming For You" on The High Road is pop rock to the album's loungy R and B jazzy theme.
- Audience Participation Song: Her hits and her covers.
- Break Up Song: Leave, Too Little Too Late, Yes or No, Why Didn't You Call, The Other Chick
- Chewing the Scenery / Melismatic Vocals:Despite her immense vocal capabilities averts this expected trope.
- Christmas Songs: Has one of them called "The Christmas Song"
- Coming of Age Story: True Confessions of A Hollywood Starlet. Of course it is a Lifetime Movie
- Creator Breakdown: Starts every era off with a break up song.
- Cover Version: "Beautiful Girls Response" "Marvins Room (Can't Do Better)" and "Weak" is this on her debut.
- The first two are Answer Song's
- Dating What Daddy Hates: In the "Disaster" video it's a motorbiker.
- A Date with Rosie Palms: "Sexy To Me"
- Development Hell: Her third album has been held back since 2007.Jojo discussing her unluckiness with Recording Companies.. Almost 6 years...6 yearss
- Executive Meddling: Hence the Development Hell above.
- Fading Into the Next Song: Coming For You into Let It Rain through rain sounds in each
- Friends with Benefits: In The Dark
- Former Child Star: She started recording at age 12.
- Follow Your Heart: Keep on Keepin' on, All I Want Is Everything, Exceptional, Just A Dream
- Granola Girl: Her character in RV is this.
- Getting Crap Past the Radar: Her second album is this trope.
- Genre Roulette: The idea of her "mixtape".
- Hotter and Sexier: "In the Dark" was the first step in this direction.
- Intercourse with You: Like That, Pretty Please, In The Dark, What You Like
- Love Makes You Crazy: Demonstrated in "Boy Without a Heart"
So why am I here at your door, at your door.
If I was sane, I'd take my crazy behind,
And get back in my BMW
- Ms. Fanservice: Has delved into this in her movies and her photoshoots.
- Money Song: Not That Kinda Girl is a subversion of this trope.
- Operation: Jealousy: "Breezy" is about how she's on the receiving end of this
- Refuge in Audacity: "All I Want Is Everything" breathes this trope.
- Signature Song: "Leave", "Too Little Too Late", "Disaster"
- Soprano and Gravel: "What You Like" (Feat. Jordan Gatspy)
- The Something Song: The Happy Song
- Self-Titled Album: Debut
- Self-Backing Vocalist: Did almost all the vocals on "The High Road".
- Strictly Formula: Open every official era with a Break Up Song.
- Take That: Done two songs indicating she doesn't pick guys for their money: Not That Kinda Girl and Baby It's You.
- Your Cheating Heart: Leave, The Other Chick