Jessi, also known as Jessica H.O, is a Korean-American hip hop artist who made her debut in 2005 with her first single album titled “Get Up”. Jessi is an ’88 liner and was born on December 17th in New York. She later moved to New Jersey.

Jessi first began her journey of becoming an artist at the age of 15 when she auditioned for the company Doremi Media. Since her debut album, she featured in Uptown’s album titled “Testimony” as a guest member (taking the place of Yoon Mirae).


Jessi then made an additional release in 2009 titled “The Rebirth”, but after she had finished promoting, she went on a five year hiatus.

In 2014, however, Jessi returned to the music scene as a member of the group Lucky J along with J-Yo and J’Kyun.  As a member of Lucky J, Jessi featured on TV shows such as Immortal Song 2 and even released a single titled “Can You Hear Me”.


Jessi reached the peak of her fame in 2015 when she appeared on the reality-survival show “Unpretty Rapstar”. Despite her elimination, Jessi gained many fans and even went on to star on popular TV shows such as “Happy Together” and “Please Take Care of My Fridge”! Jessi has also starrred in the music video for “Who’s Your Mama?” by JYP.  Jessi made her official comeback in 2015 with “Ssenunni” in which she brought to life her tough-girl style!

Jessi is definitely an artist to keep an eye on in the future!

Written by Isabelle