Justin Montalvo (born October 9, 1997), better know as J Mont, is an American independent rapper and songwriter from Kingston, Pennsylvania. He is currently signed to Villainous Records and Chaos Music Group. His debut studio album, Premonition, was released on May 27, 2022.

Early Life

Justin Montalvo was born on October 9, 1997 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, where he was also raised along both parents and one brother. He gained passion for hip-hop around 2016. He would record his music at the time using an Xbox headphone set. He would be able to pursue his full-time music career with the help of rapper John Anthony, who would sign J Mont to his independent record label and later help release his debut professional studio album.[3]


Currently signed to Villainous Records, J Mont became the first outside artist, besides John Anthony himself, to sign with the up-coming hip-hop label Villainous Records. He captured John Anthony's attention in late 2021, and was quickly signed to his label.[4]

J Mont first gained exposer with the release his first solo single The Kickoff (Freestyle), which is a short freestyle verse track under two minutes, under Villainous Records. The song was mixed, mastered and produced by John Anthony.[5] A month later, he would appear on John Anthony's studio album Villaination!, which was released on February 11, 2022.[6] He would be featured on three songs, "Been That Real", "Midnight Cypher" and "Look At My Life", which has over 10,000 worldwide streams and has received its own music video shortly after the albums release.[7]

Following off the early recognition, Villainous Records would announce J Mont's debut album. He would release Bandz, which would be the first single from his debut album. On May 27, 2022, J Mont would release his debut album Premonition under Villainous Records. The album was compiled of ten songs and featured singer SoundingBlue, KaCe and rapper John Anthony, who was credited for mixing, mastered and produced the album.[8] On September 24, 2022, the album received a commemorative silver record plaque for reaching over 5,000 worldwide streams the first two weeks. Later, one of the albums hit songs "Livin' This Life" released a music video in December of 2022.[9]

On October 7, 2022, J Mont released the single "Worst Way", featuring Vidal Garcia. The song was again mixed, mastered and produced by John Anthony and distributed by Villainous Records and Chaos Music Group.[10]

On December 4, 2022, J Mont and Villainous Records agreed to a contract extension that would keep the emcee on the record label for three-years.



Worst Way (ft. Vidal Garcia) - [Single]





Premonition (Album Trailer)

Video Trailer


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Music Video

The Kickoff (Freestyle)

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