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About J-Giv

In the artist’s words: Describe one of your earliest musical memories in detail. In my years as a child my grandmother would play James Brown, Ray Charles, Al Green, Etta James, Aretha franklin. So having soul music played a major part in my life. My father introduced me to hip hop Like 2pac, E-40, Ice Cube, Easy-E, Snoop Dogg. What are your top 3 all-time favorite albums on Apple Music, and why? Why did you choose these three albums in particular? 2Pac, All Eyez On Me Ludacris, Back for the First Time Mac Dre, Thizzelle Washington This describes my childhood. Being born down south but raised in the Bay. 2pac was my intro into hip hop. Mac Dre played a major part in my life meaning I was here during the hyphy movement and was apart of it. Ludacris is one of reason why I rap. Find a song of yours on Apple Music that you love and tell us what makes it special. Tell us why you chose this song. “Vibe (feat. King Eric)” This was Hard because I love all my songs. In they own way, But Vibe hits me cause the story behind it at that point in time my nephew was homeless I wanted to cheer he's spirits by taking he's mind off it, so I told him to get on the song with me. What’s one of the most memorable moments in your career so far? Being S/O out by priceless da roc years ago on a mixtape. Bumping into YG as a teen in club while my guy Milla was on stage. Being So hyper out going at Black fest E-40 pointed me out of the crowd.Being at ugmx that was in san jose seeing bay artist Is there anything left on your bucket list as an artist or band? To Work with Big Artist that sees my talent and won't charge me. Ludacris feature would be crazy. I always wanted a E-40 feat. J Cole feat would be humbling. To Be Known as an artist so my music will live on and to perform on the biggest stages.

East Palo Alto, CA, United States
July 27, 1991
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