Johnson Barnes III AKA Blu is an American and songwriter. He is known as the singer of the album, Below the Heavens.
He is also a C0-CEO of the recording label, New World Color.
Blu was born as Johnson Barnes III on the 15th of April 1983 in Inglewood, California. He is 36 years old as of 2019. He holds the American nationality and his ethnicity is British-Irish.
There is no information regarding his parents.
The information regarding his educational background is not available.
He has a height of 5 feet and 7 inches and his weight is around 72kg. He has dark eyes with black hair.
Blu’s relationship’s status is single. There is no further information regarding his relationship status.
Apart from work, he enjoys the company of his friends.
He is active on social sites on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has 33,388 followers on Facebook, 17.9k on Instagram and 42.2k on Twitter.
Blu started his career at the age of 19 with the local shows at a nightclub and restaurants. Similarly,at that time, he was associated with the rap groups including Ill Flava Crew, Infinite Legacy crew, The Untouchable Mob, Glory For The People, The LA Metro Crew and the Bridgetown Steel Crew.
He released his solo album, California Soul in 2003.
In 2005, he met the rappers such as Aloe Blacc and DJ Exile. Later, he worked with DJ Exile for the album, Dirty School.
After the Album, he signed with the recording label, Sound In Color being impressed by his work on the album. Under, the same recording label, he released his debut duo studio album, Below the Heavens with DJ Exile.
Moreover, in 2009, he signed with the recording label, Warner Brother Records and then worked for the movie and album, No York. He also contributed as a writer. the album was released in 2013 as York.
In 2013, he worked with rappers like Homeboy Sandman and Aloe Blacc for the Extended Play Gods In The Spirit.
Therefore, in 2014, Blu released a double album produced entirely by one of his earliest producers, Bombay. It was titled “Good To Be Home”.
In 2017, Blu & Exile celebrated the 10th Anniversary of Below The Heavens at Regent Theater in Los Angeles, California performed in its entirety with a live band.
During his tour, Blu found that his three full-length albums have been leaked. At each show, the crowd already knew his debut song.
3)Bad Neighbor, 2015
4)Ground & Water, 2019
There is no accurate information regarding his net worth, however, his estimated net worth of $1.5 million US.