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J-Live

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Brooklyn MC J-Live 1st garnered notice using the launch of his 1995 solitary “Bragging Writes.” Delivering his thoughtful lyrics confidently and simplicity, J-Live’s rapping was solid and his soul-inflected grooves instantly appealed to followers of underground hip-hop. A yr later he adopted up with another strike, “Hush the Masses,” and began to generate a palpable hype. With tracks made by luminaries such as for example Prince Paul, DJ Leading, and Pete Rock and roll, the discharge of J-Live’s full-length debut, THE VERY BEST Component, was hotly expected and the near future appeared encouraging for the ascendant MC. At this time, though, J-Live was beset by way of a host of problems. Amidst continuous label shuffling and suffering from some illegal bootlegs, the discharge of the greatest Part was postponed for five years. There is some chat that J-Live was behind a number of the bootlegs — some of that have been of extremely top quality — as well as the ongoing saga became something of the underground legend. Within the interim, J-Live worked well as an eighth-grade instructor in Brunswick, NY, and continuing to embellish and refine his debut. He held good company, producing cameo looks on solid albums like Good looking Boy Modeling School’s Therefore…How’s YOUR GIRLFRIEND? and J. Rawls’ The Substance of J. Rawls. THE VERY BEST Part finally loved its official launch in nov 2001. All the Above adopted one year later on, and 2003 brought a two-part mini-LP tribute to his start, Always Offers Been and Constantly IS GOING TO BE. J-Live released his third LP, The Listen to After, in 2005 over the Charges (Ryko) label and implemented up using the Reveal the trick EP in 2007. After that What Occurred? debuted on BBE Information the following calendar year. Immediately after, he began his very own Triple Threat label and released the Undivided Attention EP this year 2010 being a precursor to his 2011 complete length record S.P.T.A. Stated Person of this Ability.

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Full Name J-Live
Profession Disc jockey, Music Producer, Rapper
Music Groups South Park Coalition
Music Songs Them That's Not, The Upgrade Feat. Oddisee & Posdanous, Braggin' Writes Revisited, Like This Anna, Give It Up, A Charmed Life, Walkman Music, How Real It Is, One for the Griot, School's In, The Way That I Rhyme, True School Anthem, Travelling Music, The 4th 3rd, The Best Part, Hush The Crowd, Can I Get It?, Wax Paper, MCee, Vampire Hunter J, 3 out of 7, Nights Like This, Around the Sun, Satisfied?, All in Together Now, Kick It to the Beat, Skip Proof, The Day I Fell Off, How Much Is Water, Warm Currents, I Am a Man, From Scratch
Albums The Best Part, All of the Above, Then What Happened?, S.P.T.A. (Said Person of That Ability), The Hear After, His Own Self, How Much Is Water?, Around the Sun, The Awakening, Insanity, F.T.H., Justice Served, Y.E.T.T. the Album, Supreme Mathematics, S.P.T.A. Said Person Of That Ability, No Time To Waste, Always Has Been, Always Will Be, Undivided Attention, Reveal the Secret EP, True School Revival EP, Chew on This, Got it Sewed Up, The Early Works of J-Live (Box Set)


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Person of Interest 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Tony Hawk's Underground 2003 Video Game performer: "Braggin' Writes Revisited" / writer: "Braggin' Writes Revisited" - as Jean-Jacques Cadet
Brown Sugar 2002 performer: "The Day I Fell Off" / writer: "The Day I Fell Off" - as Jean-Jacques Cadet
Fastlane 2002 TV Series performer - 1 episode

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Composer

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Eye Jammy 2006 Short

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Thanks

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Powered by Story 2016 TV Movie documentary special thanks

Self

Self

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Nerdcore Rising 2008 Documentary Himself

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