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Jay Electronica

Musician + Singer
Male
Born Sep 19, 1976
Age 37
Hometown Magnolia Projects
Genres Hip hop + Hip hop
Performed With Erica Abi Wright ...
Record Label Roc Nation

Timothy Elpadaro Thedford, better known by his stage name Jay Electronica, is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer, currently based in London, United Kingdom. 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.… Read More

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  • In Hip Hop, Kendrick Lamar Is King
    Huffington Post - Oct 01, 2013
  • Big Sean, Juicy J Release Albums; 'One Direction: This Is Us' Opens In U.S. Theaters On Friday
    MTV News - Aug 26, 2013
  • Certified Links
    Bossip - Mar 29, 2013
  • Ryan Leslie Calls Jay Electronica's Upcoming Act Ii 'Incredible'
    MTV News - Oct 05, 2012

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CHILDHOOD

1976 Birth Born on September 19, 1976.

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2007 30 Years Old 1 More Event
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. … 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.
Then in July 2011, he produced and was featured on the track "Run & Hide", which will be on the same album.
On March 8, 2012, Jay Electronica tweeted that the album is complete and will be turned in to Roc Nation
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