credit: Kat Irlin @kat_in_nyc

Justine Skye

The Brooklyn-born artist Justine Skye got an early start in the music industry signing her first major label deal at just 17. After racking up hundreds of millions of streams early on, Skye went independent in 2019 to focus on fully forming her artistic identity, a process of discovery that led to working with Timbaland after they met via Instagram and immediately developed rapport during the pandemic's period of heightened virtual connection. Their creative bond birthed her 2021 Timbaland-produced album Space & Time, serving as a reintroduction for Skye where she collaborated with the likes of Justin Timberlake and Rema. 2022 saw Skye further further highlights with making her late night TV debut premiering her single "What A Lie" on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and taking on the role of Annika Longstreet in season 5 of Grown-ish.
Most recently, her 2014 single "Collide" has found a new audience, going viral on Tiktok throughout the second half of 2022. eventually hitting #1 on TikTok at the top of 2023, leading to a performance on Late Night w/ Jimmy Kimmel in Feb 2023.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Events featuring Justine Skye

Mar 15, 2023
9:00pm — 9:40pm
Presented by
SoundOn x TikTok
Brooklyn, NY