Beaumont-native southern artist, Johnny Cocoa has released his newest single release “Must Be the Weed.”

Produced by Deyjan, the new single seamlessly blends in and out from an upbeat chorus to smother Johnny’s verses soaring to euphoria as he chases a new mental space. The track’s light, ethereal dancing lightly over its booming 808s, mirroring Johnny’s ascension to cloud nine.

The track follows the multi-hyphenate’s recent single “HUNNIT DOLLA BILLS” and music video release, “Green Light ” droppedearlier this year. His string of new music release trail his2022 EP project I AM WHO I AM and the album’s 2023 Chopped & Screwed iteration with GRAMMY-nominated producer and fellow Texas legend, OG Ron C. The album features Johnny’s massively successful breakout single “On God” which earned the attention and public cosign from musical icons Drake andYe.


About Johnny Cocoa:

Representing Beaumont, Texas, Johnny Cocoa continues to make his mark as the next rising artist to break out of the south with a unique sound that blends intricate rap styles, a soulful R&B flow, and reggae tones – all inspired by his deep childhood roots singing in church and icons such as James Brown, Russ, Kendrick Lamar and more. Championing his community, Johnny centers his music to commemorate Black power, unity, self-love and progress. Johnny continues to carve out his own lane in the music industry with the promise of becoming the world’s next breakthrough sound.

Off the heels of his recent contributions to the Humble Soles mixtape release dropped earlier this year in collaboration with Roc Nation and PUMA, Johnny will be joining mixtape collaborators Huey V, Reuben Vincent, RJAE, among others for a cross-country tour to ring in the homecoming season and continue the project’s commemoration of hip hop’s 50th anniversary.


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