From sleeping under an overpass to starting his music label, producing songs with local rappers, J-Easie’s jump from homelessness to a rising hip-hop success is truly an inspirational journey for many aspiring artists looking to chase after their dreams. Today, J-Easie is working on his upcoming mixtape, “This Is Me,” where he shows the world who he truly is and his journey in pursuing his goals.
More popularly known as J-Easie, Jamal Jackson is a talented singer and rapper hailing from San Jose, California. His passion for music began at an early age with influences ranging from Michael Jackson, Tupac, Biggie Smalls, and more. By the time he was a senior in high school, he had started making music. In an unfortunate turn of events, the rising rap artist found himself homeless, sleeping under an overpass. Determined to make a change for himself, he pushed himself to work multiple jobs to lift him off the ground.
Eventually, his efforts paid off and paved his way to starting “Rollin Recklezz Entertainment,” an independent music label established by the artist and his producer. Since then, J-Easie has produced songs with other talented rap artists such as Stevie Joe and Sob x Rbe. As a musician, he has impressive versatility that allows him to dabble with any genre and a wide range of audiences. However, he is mainly focused on R&B and hip-hop at present.
What is astonishing about J-Easie is his ability to play with words and create distinctive features that make each of his songs stand out. His lyricism strongly impacts the lives of the listeners by bringing them to real-life scenarios through the power of words. At the same time, the rap star is at the forefront of producing party music that can make the entire room dance to the beat. Indeed, this talented singer cannot be boxed into one music category as he champions it all.
At present, he is tirelessly working on “This Is Me,” a new and upcoming mixtape masterpiece that will surely touch the lives of many. Admittedly, J-Easie aims to use his voice and music to impact positive changes in people’s lives. More than this, the rapper also spearheads in giving back to the community. Looking back at his journey, he knows the challenges, trials, and tribulations that the marginalized and less fortunate communities go through. With that in mind and to the best of his ability, he feeds the homeless and puts on free shows for the communities he visits.
J-Easie prides himself on seeing his family and the people in need as those that keep him pressing and pushing in life. In turn, he hopes to serve as an inspiration for others who are struggling in life. “Anything is possible. There’s not one thing you’re not capable of doing if you put your “all” into it,” shares the hip-hop artist. For this rap legend-in-the-making, he is like everyone else chasing after his goals and dreams. With that in mind, he seeks to remind others that achieving their vision begins in believing that “you can.”
To know more about J-Easie and his music, you may check him out on Instagram.