SPOTLIGHT ON…JAY GREEDY
Welcome to the wonderful musical world of one of the best up and coming indie artist in the world! Growing up in a south suburban home by Chicago, Illinois. James "Jay Greedy" King always had a passion for the arts. His knowledge and originality in music stemmed from his Nigerian heritage which his parents displayed to him at an early age. As a preschooler he would draw sketches of shoes and he would create rhythmic melodies using his mouth as a beatbox. It wasn't until James' freshman year in high school when he learned how to compose music electronically by turning his visual thoughts into supersonic sound. He combined his love for a wide range of music and hiphop to make earcandy for those who heard his compositions. That same year he started writing clever rhymes based off of personal relationships that he had encountered. 19 year old Jay Greedy is part of an indie music label called Angry Heroes who boast hands down the best young producers in the city of Chicago. Angry Hero Music Group boasts 3 superproducers and 4 artist including Jay Greedy, none of them are over 21! "I am just trying to surround myself with the best young talent from production to promotion’" said 19 year old Jay Greedy. URB Magazine calls Jay Greedy's label, "a label that freely allows him to explore his crazy inquisitive side." Jay Greedy has been around Chicago greats from Good Music's own GLC to Kid Sister and Yung Berg. He has been given oppurtunites to perform alongside huge Indie artist like Raekwon, Mic Terror and Million $ Mano. He has observed and learned from best and he is executing what he observed in style.
He put together his awesome beats and his inspirational and thought provoking lyrics together to dominate the indie scene in the city of Chicago, and he is currently gaining international steem from the internet. With Radio plays on his belt, while staying indie he is proving that he can handle all levels of music commercialism. He is now ready to take the action to your television set. Get ready because the reveloution will be televised. Jay Greedy is currently working on what he calls the project that will change the coarse of music forever. And the name of his project couldn’t reflect more the mind of this abstract artist, Dont Smoke The Cigarette Mixtape. This 19 year old has been working on this project for 2 years and he promises it is well worth the wait. He mixes nigerian house, pop, soul and Hip Hop to a culture who is now looking for great music but in different presentations. With His Single Fake I.D. available on all digital music retailers including itunes and amazon he is in the race to be a top 10 face in 2010.