Indiana Native Jay-G Tells his Story in “The Life of
LOS ANGELES, CA – Princeton, Indiana has produced a jack-of- all-trades when it comes to music — Anthony DeJarnett, also known by his stage name, Jay-G. His music started out as a way out of the street life. It wasn’t long after that he was teaching himself how to produce his own beats, which quickly became a lucrative venture, leading to video production and managing multiple artists from Indiana to as far as Denver, Colorado. When asked about his favorite aspect of his career, Jay-G said, The idea to be able to travel to these different states and cities knowing that my message is heard.” He quotes from his song “Pain and Misery”, ‘Many people cycle but if I can survive the struggle, all of my people would uncover a piece of muscle’. He continued, I just want all my fans to see that through every dark night, there’s a bright day ahead, and that together we can make a lot happen.”
Since buckling down in his career, Jay-G hasn’t stopped the hustle. In such a short amount of time, he has accomplished so many remarkable things in his career. “Last year, I did a tour in seven states. I was able to get my record label off the ground, and then I opened up my own studio. I’m glad to say I taught myself everything, and no one can stop me,” said the artist. This one-track mentality has kept him progressing. His signature sound and vibe are what you would consider “straight to the point”. He strives to make his message as clear as possible so fans can understand the story he is trying to deliver.
Right now, he has been busy working on his mixtape, which will tell his story in length: “The Life of Jay-G”. Consisting of fifteen original songs, such as “Trapping My Whole Life” and “Off The Wall”, the mixtape will be sure to bring the heat he is known for. “People are going to get the story of my come up, including my struggles. People will see how I made it to where I’m at now,” said Jay-G. In other words, fans will get the whole spectrum in seeing the good, bad and ugly of Jay-G.
Coming from a small town, the artist has a different perspective on most things that life throws our way. “My story is going to come from a completely different avenue. I deal with racism and people trying to hold me back in place that has little opportunity, But, I never let this get me down, and I hope this inspires listeners,” Jay-G said. Committed to the whole vision, he’s working on solidifying a visual for fans. Jay-G is all about the bigger picture. His philosophy is simple: “We’re all in music together, and I hope the moves I’m making are productive and inspiring.” There is certainly strength in numbers.
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