: There are at least 3 artists that perform under the name Joi: 1. An american Funk/Soul/Rock singer, songwriter and producer known for her pioneering efforts in the new wave of modern soul and funk music emerging in the early ‘90s. 2. A British/Bangladeshi group that mixes South Asian rhythms with high-tech dance grooves. 3. A New Jack Swing female quintet. 1. Joi is a native Nashvillian, based in Atlanta for the past 17 years and is the daughter of American football star Joe Gilliam, the NFL's first black quarterback. Read more about Joi on Last.fm.