Coveted Contraband Artist: JayO

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

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Artist Name: JayO
Hometown: Born in Chicago, raised in Washington
Man I just like to make the music and have a good time.

Finish this sentence: “When people hear me, they’re probably going to think of…” Man honestly whatever they’re gonna think is fine as long as they understand the message it’s cool with me. I want my art to speak to many platforms no matter who you are or where you come from.

What sparked your inspiration for a music career?
I just always gravitated towards it

What are some goals you have set for yourself?
To put out this project i’ve been sitting on for awhile, False Hope (coming soon) and start producing my own beats.

What crew do you roll with?
The same crew i rolled up with in grade school. Musically tho just me my self and I.

Who are your go to producers?
Dj Premier, 9th Wonder, MF doom, J Dilla, the list goes on.

What other special talents can you throw down?
Painting/drawing, video-photography, etc..

What separates you from the rest?
Idk, I just do me, I’m not worried with who I’m trying to impress.

Next moves:
Playin a show out in Seattle and puttin out my project False Hope with some singles coming before then.

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

3 definitive tracks or favorites right now:

Head clot

What I see

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