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Jay Electronica, call him "Jay ElecHannukah, Jay ElecRammadan, Muhammad A'salaamaleikum," is a breathing myth. From being a homeless guy in New Orleans, he met Erykah Badu, signed to Jay Z's Roc Nation, was proclaimed as rap's savior, and started dating a member of the Rothschild family. Show More Summary
A previously unreleased track by Jay Electronica has hit the web and it features none other than JAY Z. Dubbed “Road to Perdition,” the song originally appeared on the 2012 tracklisting for the mythic Act II: Patent Of Nobility and… The post Listen to Jay Electronica’s Unreleased Track “Road to Perdition” ft. JAY Z appeared first on Highsnobiety.
Sounds like: Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Nas Song: Jay Electronica - Road To Perdition What's so good? Kanye said release dates are played out, but Jay Electronica has been dropping unexpectedly like bird shit for years now. He continuesShow More Summary
The always-elusive underground rap star Jay Electronica may never get around to releasing an album, but that means it feels like an event every time a new song shows up online. When last we heard from him, he was sharing a stage at the BET Awards with Common, Vince Staples, and Mike Brown’s parents. And […]
A very low quality copy of this made the rounds last night, but Jay has seen fit to liberate a proper copy. Jay Z shows up for some adlibs at the beginning. Previously: Common, Vince Staples & Jay Electronica Perform “Kingdom” at BET Hip Hop Awards 2014
An unreleased track, possibly from Electronica's long-awaited Act II: Patent Of Nobility.
"They call me Jay Electronica – fck that Call me Jay ElecHanukkah, Jay ElecYarmulke Jay ElecRamadaan, Muhammad A'salaamaleikum RasoulAllah Subhanahu wa ta'ala through your monitor" —Jay Electronica, "Exhibit C"...
Sounds like: Zeroh, Rakim, Jay Electronica Song: Divine Styler - Architectonic What's so good? This past December, a forward-thinking artist who established himself as a frontrunner in avant-garde music in the 90s released his first album in 14 years. Show More Summary
Common, Jay Electronica and Vince Staples honoring Mike Brown was a very emotional moment for the BET Hip Hop Awards, but another touching moment came when Doug E. Fresh took to the stage to accept his “I Am Hip Hop Award.” As the Hip...Show More Summary
The most touching moment of the 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards was when Common was joined by Jay Electronica, Vince Staples and a choir for a performance of the remix to his “Kingdom” single. The end of the performance featured a surprise (and warmly welcomed) appearance by Mike Brown’s parents. Show More Summary
In part 4 of the Bun B narrated Raiders of the Lost Art documentary from Royce and DJ Premier, the pair speak on how they (or Royce rather) went about selecting guest artists such as Common and Jay Electronica, and how the album is meant to train listeners to appreciate the music instead of just […]
Sosa hops on the new Dilla produced Nas loosie, “The Season”. I need somebody to blend this with the Nas and Jay Electronica versions immediately. Previously: A-Villa ft. AZ, Havoc, Freeway & Macie Stewart – A Day In The Life
Sounds like: Nneka, Nina Simone, Zaki Ibrahim Song: Jay Electronica - Better In Tune With The Infinite (Ibeyi Cover) What's so good? These mesmerizing Cuban/Parisian twins are the epitome of talent. Drawing influences form a multitude...Show More Summary
Even with no albums to his name, the MC continues to prove his worth.
After teasing their first single “Courtesy”, Royce and DJ Premier reveal the artwork and tracklisting for thier PRhyme LP. As it turns out, they’ve got guest appearances from the likes of Ab-Soul, Mac Miller, Jay Electronica and Common, as well as the entire Slaughterhouse. Check it out below, along with a proper stream of “Courtesy”. […]
The A3C music festival took over the city of Atlanta this past week and our boy Jay Electronica made his way down to the Duck Down showcase/BBQ for a rousing performance of a number of his crowd pleasers. Above, check out a clip of highlights from his set including a tribute to J Dilla and […]
The enigmatic rap mystic Jay Electronica still hasn’t found the time to record an album, but he has carved out the room in his schedule to travel around the world to make an experimental film called Into The Light. Jay Elec made the movie with the rap video director Jason Goldwatch, and while the trailer [...]
Jay Electronica and director Jason Goldwatch have released the official trailer for their upcoming collaborative film, Into the Light. Captured several years ago when they traveled to the other side of the world to embrace the culture and… Watch the Official Trailer for Jay Electronica and Jason Goldwatch’s ‘Into the Light’ is a post by Brian Farmer on Highsnobiety.