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Jay Electronica

Rapper
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Born Sep 19, 1976

Timothy Elpadaro Thedford, 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.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1976 Birth Born on September 19, 1976.

THIRTIES

2007 30 Years Old 1 More Event
Electronica first gained significant attention after the release of the musical composition Act I: Eternal Sunshine (The Pledge), which was made available on a MySpace page in 2007. … Read More
2008 31 Years Old Jeff Weiss' piece for the L.A. Weekly, "Jay Electronica: Much Better Than His Name Would Suggest", acknowledged that the rapper could be fairly described as "one of the most buzzed about rappers of 2008", but attempted to temper the hype somewhat, describing Act 1 as "ambitious, wildly original, if not slightly pretentious", while endorsing only to an extent the comparisons URB had made (referencing an "abstract rhyming style") to rappers like Nas and Pharoahe Monch. … Read More
Jay Electronica appeared at the 2010 Bonnaroo Music Festival.
2011 34 Years Old 1 More Event
In July 2011, Jay Electronica posted via his Twitter that his debut album, Act II: Patents of Nobility (The Turn), was complete.
2012 35 Years Old …  On June 2, 2012, it was revealed that Electronica had been having an affair with Ben Goldsmith's music producer wife, Kate Rothschild, for a year. … Read More
2014 37 Years Old 1 More Event
On March 15, 2014, Jay Electronica released the song "Better In Tune With The Infinite" featuring LaTonya Givens. … Read More
2015 38 Years Old On March 6, 2015, Jay Electronica released "Road to Perdition" featuring Jay-Z. … Read More
2016 39 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2016, after much anticipation, he hinted that he would be dropping new music (The Turn) by going to his Twitter and writing, "To all those who have been patient with me and supported me over the years, thank you. … Read More
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