Coveted Contraband Artist: J.R Laflame

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Check out this week’s gem J.R Laflame and continue to light 1-5 stars for future submissions so they can separate themselves as highly coveted contraband!


Artist Name: J.R Laflame
Hometown: Des Moines, WA
Est. 2014 the 25yr old artist J.R Laflame based out of Des Moines Washington. Settling into a new genre he created Trap/Rock. He’s looking to set a new Wave.

Finish this sentence: “When people hear me, they’re probably going to think of…” When people hear me, they’re probably going to think that he’s very creative, That he bring his own style to the table.

What sparked your inspiration for a music career?
What inspired my music career was my older brother Chop. The love I have for music is speical. That fact that I can’t truly be myself is huge for me.

What are some goals you have set for yourself?
My goals that I have set for myself is to Headline a BIG Show and to go on tour in the year 2017-2018

What crew do you roll with?
4KMG is what I rep. Shout out 4K, 100K

Who are your go to producers?
Taz Taylor, TheBeatPlug, Xaiviar Jordan, Jay Trill, etc

What other special talents can you throw down?
I can also engineer.

What separates you from the rest?
My own genre which is Trap/Rock

Next moves:
Late febuary I will be dropping my new Mixtape “Long Live J.R” MR HI DEF and myself have a show in the works. Spring/Summer I will be preforming in LA.

Where can we find you (online links – social media)

3 definitive tracks or favorites right now:
Kid Cudi – frequency/Swim in the Light
Travis Scott – Through the night
The Weeknd – Party Monster

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