Jay Electronica

Jay Electronica

Timothy Elpadaro Thedford (born September 19, 1976), better known by his stage name Jay Electronica, is an American hip hop recording artist and ... More »Timothy Elpadaro Thedford (born September 19, 1976), better known by his stage name Jay Electronica, is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer. Jay Electronica first gained significant attention after the release of the musical composition Act I: Eternal Sunshine (the pledge), made available on a MySpace page in 2007. It is nine continuous minutes of music, without drums, built from Jon Brion's soundtrack to the film Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. In late 2009 he released two songs, both produced by Just Blaze, "Exhibit A (Transformations)" and "Exhibit C" the latter of which won won a Sucker Free Summit Award for Instant Classic. On November 12, 2010, it was announced Jay Electronica had become an official member of Jay-Z's Roc Nation record label. Thedford was born on September 19, 1976, in the Magnolia Projects of New Orleans, a place where the crime rate was infamous throughout the country before 2005, when the projects were flooded during Hurricane... [ Wikipedia ]

Five-Percent Member Discusses Jay Z's Potential Affiliation With The Nation

On a featured verse that appeared on Jay Electronica’s “We Made It” last month, Jay Z raps, “I’m ready to chase Yakub back into the caves / These are the last days / But do I seem fazed?” Jay Z was pictured wearing a prominent Universal Flag pendant while sitting court-side at a Brooklyn ...

Drake Makes (Another) Jab at Jay Z at Raptors/Nets Game

Jay Z recently addressed Drake's comments to Rolling Stone in his verse on Jay Electronica's (who has also thrown his hat into the rapper beef ring by tweeting that his "Control" verse topped Kendrick Lamar's) remix of Drake and Soulja Boy's "We Made It. " "Sorry Mr. Drizzy for so much ...

Jay Electronica Tweets His 'Control' Verse Topped Kendrick Lamar's

On Friday (April 18), Jay Electronica, who also assists on "Control," hosted an impromptu Twitter Q&A where he was asked by a fan to rank the verses on the track, MTV reports. His response has raised a few eyebrows. "me, big sean then kendrick," Jay Electronica answered. "no ...

Jay Electronica Says He Had Best "Control" Verse In Lengthy Twitter Exchange

“I like the song and the stir it’s causing,” Jay Electronica said at the time. “It’s good for Rap music.” When the song was released, it made headlines thanks in large part to Kendrick Lamar's subject matter. "I'm usually homeboys with the same niggas I'm rhymin' with," Kendrick Lamar ...

Drake Jay Z Fondue Plate Raptors Nets Playoffs

It is worth noting that according to Jay Electronica's tweets from last night, the two rappers do not have beef with each other...

Tweets Is Watching: Top Tweets For The Week Of April 13, 2014 Discussing Lil' Wayne, Drake & Many

Home > Features > Editorials > Tweets Is Watching: Top Tweets For The Week Of April 13, 2014 Tweets Is Watching: Top Tweets For The Week Of April 13, 2014 9th Wonder reminds DJs to play "Illmatic," DJ Premier remembers Guru and Jay Electronica drunk tweets in this week's Twitter roundup. ...

Jay Electronica, Raekwon Headlining 2014 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival Get The Latest Hip Hop News, Ra

Home > News > Jay Electronica, Raekwon Headlining 2014 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival The Pro Era crew, which includes Joey Bada$$, CJ Fly and Kirk Knight, are also slated to perform. Previous iterations of the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival featured performances from Pusha T, Redman and Ghostface ...

Nas Says Will Smith Wrote "Gettin' Jiggy Wit It" & Details Career In Reddit AMA

Cole, Jay Electronica, Rick Ross, ScHoolboy Q, YG, Fashawn and Bishop Nehru, among others. Nas participated in a Reddit AMA session today (April 15). During the session, the rapper spoke about a variety of topics, including his 20-year-old debut, Illmatic, his view on the current state ...

DX Daily Top Hip Hop Headlines For 4/21/14 Watch Hip Hop Music Videos & New Rap Videos

In Today's DX Daily, Jay Electronica drunk tweets, Pusha T is not in a rush to release "King Push" and Funkmaster Flex shares who had the worst freestyle. Jay Electronica gave his Twitter followers a lot to read over the weekend when he freely tweeted his thoughts on music and who ...

Bas Gives Two Weeks Notice With Surprise EP

" "We Made It" has already gotten remixes from Drake, Jay Z and Jay Electronica, but Bas wanted to add a bit of his story too. In his freestyle, the Paris-born rapper recalls a few career highlights, including J.Cole playing his mixtape for Salaam Remi, getting love from No I.D. and ...

Drake Tosses Jab At Jay-Z During Nets-Raptors Game, His Team Still Loses

... artists in a recent Rolling Stone interview, “but I think the whole rap/art world thing is getting kind of corny.” True to form, Jay-Z used little more than a couplet to respond to Drake’s criticism: “Sorry, Mr. Drizzy for so much art talk,” Jay-Z rapped on Jay Electronica’s “We Made It” remix...


Last night, Brooklyn Bodega held the kickoff announcement party for the 10th anniversary of their Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival, where they announced that Raekwon and Jay Electronica would be the two major headliners at this year's fest. Rae and Jay will also be joined by Joey Bada$$...

Jay Electronica to Headline Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival 2014

By Trent Fitzgerald April 17, 2014 5:41 PM It’s been years since he hit the stage, but the stars have aligned and Jay Electronica will perform at this year’s Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival. Also on the bill are Wu-Tang Clan’s Raekwon, Joey Bada$$ and Pro Era. BKHHF organizer Wes Jackson tells ...

Jay Electronica To Headline First NYC Show In Years At 2014 Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival

by Keith Nelson Jr (@JusAire) April 15th, 2014 @ 1:24pm (AllHipHop News) This could be a sign that the mysterious Jay Electronica is finally ready to come out and play. Last night (April 14th) Brooklyn Bodega announced that Jay Electronica will be one of the headliners for this ...

Jay Electronica: I Had The Best 'Control' Verse

At this point, Jay Electronica rants on Twitter more than he actually drops new material, but there's a lot to be learned from his stream of social media consciousness. For the latest edition of his infamous Twitter tirades, the Roc Nation MC took time to answer some fan questions, one ...

Drake Pokes Fun At Jay Z During Raptors Vs. Nets Game (VIDEO)

it’s our time, we got to keep it competitive” On a remix to “We Made It” with Jay Electronica, Jay infamously called Drake “Mrs. Drizzy, ” to which Drake sort of responded to on his “Draft Day” track. But if there was any confusion then, there is none now as Drake discusses how “ironic” ...

Jay Electronica Says Kendrick Lamar “Didn’t Say Anything” On “Control” Verse +More

Last night (April 18th), Jay Electronica addressed Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” verse, threatened DJ Vlad and more on Twitter. Jay later directed his most inflammatory comments at DJ Vlad: Per usual, Jay Elect has since deleted all of his tweets from yesterday’s rant...

Jay Electronica Drunk Tweets on Twitter, Slams DJ Vlad

Jay Electronica Drunk Tweets on Twitter, Slams DJ Vlad By Trent Fitzgerald April 19, 2014 11:49 AM Despite not dropping a full-length album, Jay Electronica has a lot of things to say. The reclusive artist went on Twitter Friday (April 19) to hold an impromptu Q&A and get a few things ...

Jay Electronica, Duck Sauce and Mark Ruffalo's 'Begin Again' on Troy's Playlist

18 This week's playlist features new music from DJ duo Duck Sauce, rapper Jay Electronica and the trailer for Mark Ruffalo's "Begin Again. " What's on your playlist this week? Tell us in the comments section. CLEVELAND, Ohio – This week's playlist includes new music from Jay ...

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