Jay Electronica

Jay Electronica is an American rapper and songwriter from New Orleans, Louisiana who is probably best known for his debut studio album A Written Testimony, which arrived on March 13th, 2020. He became so popular in the late 2000s when he dropped his mixtape Act I: Eternal Sunshine (The Pledge) in July 2007 on MySpace. He released two singles Exhibit A and Exhibit C in 2009 to moderate success. 

A few of his notable work as a featured artist include Just Begun by Reflection Eternal featuring J. Cole and Mos Def, Control by Big Sean featuring Kendrick Lamar and Hard 2 Face Reality by Poo Bear featuring Justin Bieber. To know more about him, read below.

What is Jay Electronica Famous For?

  • An American rapper, record producer, and songwriter.

Where is Jay Electronica From?

Going back to his early life, Jay Electronica was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the United States in the year of 1976. He is American by nationality and belongs to Afro-American ethnicity. Similarly, his birth sign is Virgo. The information regarding his parents and siblings is yet to be disclosed. For education, He attended the all-boys parochial high school St. Augustine High School.

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Jay Electronica’s Career Timeline

  • Talking about his profession, Jay Electronica began rapping at the age of 10. He released Act I: Eternal Sunshine via MySpace which became wildly popular propelling Jay into the national spotlight. That success and the catalog. He built to that point lead to Electronica joining the Rock the Bells Tour in 2008.
  • Later that year, Producer Just Blaze and Jay Electronica hand-picked songs for Guitar Center’s GAIN project, Fresh Cuts Vol. 3 and included a song which Just Blaze named “Exhibit A (Transformations).”
  • Just Blaze would later (October 27, 2009) debut Exhibit C on Tony Touch’s Sirius Radio program and it quickly caught on making its way to terrestrial radio stations like New York’s Hot 97 and spawning artist remixes from MCs AZ, N.O.R.E, Saigon, & Joell Ortiz (to name a few).
  • A bidding war ensued with him finally signing (November 12, 2010) with Roc Nation. Over the next decade, He released several collaborations and solo songs.
  • On February 7th, 2020, He announced via Twitter the completion of his album, A Written Testimony, which was recorded over 40 days. It was released on March 13th, 2020.

Who is Jay Electronica Married To?

Turning pages of his personal life, Jay Electronica has a daughter named Mars Mekeba Thedford with his ex-girlfriend Erykah Badu. The couple spent five years being together before they parted ways. He is never married. Currently, he seems to be single.

How Much is Jay Electronica Worth?

Jay Electronica is an American rapper and record producer who has earned a decent amount of money and fame through his profession in the field of the music industry. As per online sites, his estimated net worth said to be $8 million at present. However, his salary and asset details are yet to be disclosed.

How Tall is Jay Electronica?

Jay Electronica height of 5 feet 10 inches and he has a body-weight of 85 Kg. Similarly, he has an average body with dark brown eyes and black hair color. Further, his other body information is yet to be disclosed.

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