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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 ...

Jay Electronica Targets Zimmerman, Police Brutality And Corruption In 'Rant'

Jay Electronica has a lot on his mind, and hopefully all of those thoughts will end up on an album — soon — but, in the meantime, his Twitter account holds some insight on his current state of mind. Outraged, would be the best description, and he included some footage to show us why we ...

Drake And Erykah Badu's Tea Date: What Else Did They Talk About?

Here's what we're thinking: Badu's ex, Jay Electronica, showed up out of the blue to drop a freestyle over Soulja Boys' "We Made it" beat (which Drake owned in December) and he was accompanied by Jay Z, who had a few choice words for Drizzy. Hov flexed a bit, responding to Drake's art ...

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 ...

The Top 10 Most Popular Hip Hop Singles The Week Of 3/30/14 Get The Latest Hip Hop News, Rap News

Following a week in which Jay Electronica and Jay Z teamed up on " We Made It ," this week's list includes the newest Animal Ambition track from 50 Cent, " Smoke ," which features R&B singer Trey Songz. Having finished up his most recent European tour, Drake also let off a surprise ...

The New Royales Ft. Jay Electronica

Not directly related to this morning’s Twitter convo, here’s Jay Electronica adding his words to The New Royales’ “Minutes Of Moog.” The joint actually surfaced online Thursday but there weren’t many available options for sharing it. Now that their is, here’s another one to add to list ...

Jay Electronica Twitter Rant

By Lauren Nostro | Apr 4, 2014 | 8:26 am | Permalink What a beautiful Friday in New York—it rained overnight, it's pretty warm outside and we all woke up to a nice little Twitter convo Jay Electronica was having with his followers this morning. Let's get serious—Jay Elec, who dropped his ...

The Internet Says This Jay Z Song Is New AND It Comes From An Album Dropping "Soon"

He’s kept busy since Blue Ivy and Hov picked up the phone to call Peter Rosenberg and, as he put it, to “talk my ish.” Not only did he drop his best verse in years alongside Jay Electronica on of all things a Soulja Boy beat, he also took the time to add fuel to the fire of an already ...

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... West Brom Letters for publication should be sent to: letters@theguardian.com If you need help using the site: userhelp@theguardian.com Call the main Guardian and Observer switchboard: Look at how these men react to hearing Jay Electronica's Act I: Eternal Sunshine (The Pledge) for the first time...

Los Angeles vs. Atlanta: Who Runs Hip-Hop In 2014?

The Migos have changed the flows of every rapper in the game from Roscoe Dash to Drake to Jay Electronica. And there are a bunch of rappers on the second tier jostling for the next look: Que, Johnny Cinco, Peewee Longway, etc. Insanul: Yes, I must admit that the mixtape scene complicates ...

Twitter Employee Live-Tweets Her Labor. Hashtag Amazing.

Singer Erykah Badu and her boyfriend Jay Electronica live-tweeted the birth of their daughter, Mars, all the way back in 2009. The site has also seen plenty of other life milestones take place in real time. Last year, Canadian man Mike Duerksen spent an incredible 12 hours live-tweeting ...

JAY ELECTRONICA LINKS W/ WU-TANG'S RAEKWON, SHOWS LOVE THE BROOKLYN WAY

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, Jay Z / Drake friendly diss rap battle. : ThyBlackMan.com

(ThyBlackMan.com) Recently fans are saying Jay-Z and Jay Electronica are dissing Drake in a remix they did on one of Soulja Boy track song entitled “We Made It” which featured Drake. Drake then replied back with a diss of his own with a song called “Draft Day” now we all know Drake and ...

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 Z Catching Heat For Five Percent Nation ­Medallion

by Yohance Kyles (@HUEYmixwitRILEY) April 7th, 2014 @ 8:15am (AllHipHop News) “I’m ready to chase a Yakub back in a cave,” rapped Jay Z on his “We Made It” verse with Jay Electronica. The line may have gone over a lot of people’s heads, but those familiar with the teachings of the Five ...

Jay Electronica & Raekwon To Headline 2014 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival

And in typical fashion, they've booked some widely heralded headliners in Raekwon and the ever elusive Jay Electronica. The official announcement was made last night (April 14) at Brooklyn Bodega. BD Executive Director Wes Jackson spoke about the annual event, and how it wasn't difficult ...

DJ Sessions: ‘Vibey’ And Melodic With Anthony Valadez

Superhumanoids is very vibey perfect since dream pop based out of L.A. HOBSON: OK. Moving right along, let's get to Jay Electronica. This is "Better in Tune with the Infinite. " JAY ELECTRONICA: (Singing) My brain pours water out my tear ducts to heal me. My Lord's too beneficent. The ...

Jay Electronica Twitter Rants About "So-Called Thugs," Media, & More

» by Chris Thomas ( @ChrisThomas266 ) April 4, 2014, 12:48pm When Jay Electronica speaks, it's usually in the spirit of something greater. Today, the reclusive ... When Jay Electronica speaks, it's usually in the spirit of something greater. Today, the reclusive rapper took to ...

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