Born Jonathan Nii Laryea, Jonilar is a Ghanaian Blogger, Publicist and Digital content manager.
He hails from Nungua in the Greater Accra region of Ghana. Born to the Ebenezer Akwertey Laryea and Aurelia Gadri both of blessed memory.
Jonilar started his career as music enthusiast and in the early 2000s hosting programs in his neighborhood and offering management assistance to promising musicians, Fiamor and Gallaxy at the time.
In 2012 he professionally joined Tema-based record label, Harbour city records as a publicist and online content manager for Gallaxy and the label at large.
He briefly worked at Koforidua Technical University as host of his own radio show, “Showbiz GH” where he successfully interviewed the like of Fuse ODG, Shatta wale, Edem, EL and many of the growing talents at the time.
In 2013 he joined his Godfather Kwame Dadzie at then Vision 90.1Fm in Koforidua as a panel and co-producer of “Arts and people”; the most listened-to entertainment show in the eastern region. Jonilar partially discovered his journey whiles in Koforidua and started blogging on general developments in the entertainment space in Ghana.
In 2015 he stared Jonilar.net an online portal that’s promotes music and also serves as resource point for musicians, management etc
Jonilar is a full force in the Ghanaian Digital music space right now advocating for Ghana to have its own Music streaming service where so content owners can milk from their hustle.
In 2019 he has addressed numerous digital conference including the MTN Digital music conference, Africa Digital Summit etc.
He has also earned multiple award nominations including the Africa Youth Awards by the African Union, Ghana music awards, South Africa And was also honored at the 2018 Volta music awards for his contribution towards the growth of talents from the region.
Jonilar is naturally the layback type, fruit lover, music addict and adventurous. He has been to almost all the tourist destinations in Ghana and beyond. He also runs Jonat Tours as travel company that is operating some of the amazing packages in Ghana now .