Born in Osun State Nigeria, but raised in Brooklyn, New York, Shay Jones known has Shay to friends and piers schooled all his life in New York city and being from where hip-hop started, he quickly fell in love with music like others so growing up, he would always play around with his words and try to form a rap out of his sentences as friends would say. Then in 2011, Shay Jones actually took rap music seriously. During that same year he came to Nigeria and teamed up with his friend Gray Jon’z and since then, he started making a name for himself back in the states and in the UK. In 2012, he was also featured on rap group SCG‘s mix-tape in the UK, and also on Gray Jon’z “The Gray Jon’z Theory” EP, which is set to drop soon in Nigeria.
He describes his style of music as all about good music, good things in life, swag, and a lot of things young people like to hear. People he his working with on the “JONES SEASON: THE MIXTAPE” are Gray Jon’z, Cartiair, Jakuzzy, T-wizzle, Saucekid, Terry tha Rapman, Pherowshuz, Frenzy, Nasty J, BaseOne, 2kriss, W4 and Kida Kudz. The promotion of the mix-tape will be in Nigeria, UK, US and Finland, and will be released under the SPINLET platform.
The “JONES SEASON: THE MIXTAPE” is a 14-track mix-tape. Below are two singles off the mix-tape titled “We Live It” which features Gray Jon’z and “Owo Ati Champagne” which features Cartiair and Jakuzzy. | ENJOY!!!
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