Jay Childs
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Jay Childs

Memphis, Tennessee, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2012 | INDIE

Memphis, Tennessee, United States | INDIE
Established on Jan, 2012
Solo Hip Hop R&B

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"The rapper who has never stopped making music, despite the hardships of life has recently released his new album Uprise"

Jay Childs

The rapper who has never stopped making music, despite the hardships of life has recently released his new album Uprise

Jay Childs, aka Justin Childress, is a rapper who has never stopped making music, despite the hardships of life.

His mother died of heroin overdose while Jay was preparing for rehabilitation after the three weeks of medically-induced coma he had been placed in because of a car accident that had him flatline three times.

Jay had started making music at the age of 9, finding his strongest inspiration in the loss of his younger brother, who died at the tender age of 8 months. Not finding a way to express his pain through words, Jay began to express his feelings through music.

In his troubled adolescence Jay had to face many struggles. At 15, he was already helping pay household bills by selling the music he had learned to produce and sell on his own. And even after signing a bogus contract with the label that released his first album "Childress Manor", Jay did not give up. Having cut ties with the label, he continued on his way.

Jay Childs uses his lyrics as a vehicle for personal expression, with his songs becoming the perfect tool to share his story and message. In spite of his experiences, his musical delivery is centered on spreading positive messages about self-confidence and being strong in the face of any type of adversity.

Declared a rock star by his mother, Jay still vividly carries her spirit and memory with him, in a bond that has guided him throughout his life journey.

Since his first record deal, Jay has released five mixtapes, increased his audience in the Southern US, and signed a new record deal with Genetix Recordings, with which he recently released the album titled "Uprise".

Through the traumas of his story, with "Uprise" Jay Childs continues to transmit his message of perseverance against the difficulties of life, finding in this his uniqueness and at the same time a strong and profound source of artistic inspiration.

Among the 10 tracks that make up "Uprise", the song titled "That's What I Like" stands out without a shadow of a doubt, a captivating number through which, incorporating a bit of his history, Jay offers us a genuine representation of who he is.

The release of "Uprise" marks an important point in Jay Childs' recording career, projecting him toward a brighter future. - Gabriele - Nova Music blog


Discography

Knucklehead  (Coming g Soon)
Worth The Hate (Coming Soon)
Reach Out 2 (2019)
Reach Out (2019)
Uprise (2019)

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After facing many struggles during adolescence, Jay Childs (A.K.A. Justin Childress) took refuge in music. While using his lyrics as a vehicle for self-expression, the young, Memphian used his lyrics as a tool to share his story. Although it was a median to vent, he also used his imagination, spread positive messages; hoping he could influence his innerself. Sadly, his primary inspiration came from his younger brother’s death; beginning his creative writings as early as nine years old. As he developed his craft, his mother began treating him fundamental business skills by teaching him how to sell candy and raffle tickets. By age 15, Jay contributed towards his household bills. Inevitably, Jay learned how to produce and sell his very own musical products. After being signed to a previous label, his first album, ”Childress Manor, ” was released. However, since he was signed to a bogus contract, he eventually cut ties with the label and went his own way. Nonetheless, Jay determined not to become defeated. Shortly thereafter, Jay was in a fatal car accident which resulted in him flatlining three times. Subsequently, he woke three weeks later after being in a medically induced coma. While preparing for rehabilitation, Jay learned his mother passed away from a heroin overdose. Even though his mother declared him as being a rock star, he still carries his mother’s spirit with him throughout his journey. Since his initial record deal, Jay has released five mixtapes and have increased his audience throughout the south. While he still feels motivation from selling his albums on the streets, Jay has since signed a new record deal with Genetix Recordings. As he continues to make waves, Jay has proven to be a force to wrecked with throughout the industry. And, his hustle will not go to waste.