Norwegian artist Jakob Ogawa was born into a musical family, and spent his formative years surrounded by music in his father’s studio. He released his first single “You’ll Be on My Mind” at age 19 in 2016. The single kick-started Jakob’s career slowly. A year later he released the breakthrough track “All Your Love”. The track quickly became a tastemaker favorite, leading to spots at by:Larm, Reeperbahn Festival and an EU-tour supporting LANY.
This was followed by a collab with bedroom-pop princess Clairo, that at the time was a relatively unknown name for most people. Later that year, his eagerly anticipated debut-EP “Bedroom Tapes” came out. The EP received heavy critical acclaim both by domestic and international media, establishing Jakob as a strong name in the international bedroom-pop scene. Bringing Jakob into a hiatus amassing increased awareness and recognition, being selected as an artist to watch in 2018 by The Fader. Leading to festival spots at Lollapalooza in Argentina and Roskilde, and a headline tour in GSA. Despite only releasing three tracks in 2018, the year was an incredible redemption for his career, experiencing exceptional streaming growth.
For 2019, Jakob plans to release more music than ever, and he played his longest tour run ever with gigs in Asia, Europe, and the US. First single from the EP “You and I” was released in August, and the EP April was out in September with Playground Music.