Joshua Rice (born in Washington state, US) better known as J Rice is an independent American Conscious Pop and R&B artist. He has released six albums: The Intro (2005), So Close (2008), Phantom Boyz Present: J Rice (2011), 12+ (2014), Joshua (2017) and The Feels (2020). He has never signed with any major label. He has been a YouTuber since 2011, building two channels: J Rice Productions and Mineworks Animations. Those channels have accumulated over 400 million views, and over 1 million subscribers.