Josie was born in Athens, Ohio in 2000. When she was 4, she moved to Erie, Pennsylvania. She started singing at the age of 8 and 2 years later started learning the guitar under local Erie musician Frank Singer. In 2016, Josie met Brandon through a mutual friend, and once Brandon heard her sing, he just had to record her! Josie then became a Prodigious Productions artist and began recording her first album "pretty bending light"