- For the city, see Sōja, Okayama.
Soldiers of Jah Army (SOJA) is a reggae band based in Arlington, Virginia in the Northern Virginia / Washington, D.C. area. Starting as an active band in 1997, their music is produced under the record label Innerloop.
To date, Soldiers of Jah Army have released four albums, producing three under their personal label, Innerloop. SOJA recorded its first self-titled album, Soldiers of Jah Army
with engineer and producer Jim Fox at LION and FOX Recording Studios in 2000
. The band's first full length album and third release Peace in a Time of War
was released in 2002
. In 2005 they released a Dub
version of the album titled Dub in a Time of War
. They released their third full length album in January 2006 titled Get Wiser
. They released an intermediate EP titled, Stars and Stripes
, in January 2008
in promotion of their forthcoming due out in Summer 2008.
- Jacob Hemphill (vocals, guitar)
- Bob "Bobby Lee" Jefferson (bass, vocals)
- Ryan "Bird" Berty (drums)
- Ken Brownell (percussion)
- Patrick O'Shea (keyboards)