J-Luv

J-Luv

BandR&BSinger/Songwriter

Where the old and the new souls combine into one smooth flavor!

Biography

Jared Rackley was born in Tallahassee, FL on August 23, 1982. J-Luv is the last of four children born to Ms. Dorothy Rackley and Reverend Ronald L. Rackley, Sr.

Since his first musical experience at the age of three; J-Luv heard the melodic sounds of his church choir and has been fascinated with this particular art of expression. Getting his initial start at age six singing in his church choir, in which he quickly became one of the lead soloists, the musical optimist began artistically expressing himself by vocally performing at various weddings, talent shows, and many other special occasions. As he matured, his love for music led him to take his passion into a more serious direction. He meticulously began writing, recording, and marketing himself.

With the constant encouragement and support of family, friends, and local promoters, J-Luv’s persistence has awarded him the opportunity to record with the group Field Mob (DTP), and perform opening acts for the famous AVANT, Blood Raw, B.G., and savvy Guinwine. In addition, J-Luv has recorded and performed original compositions with several rock bands, as well as assisted with the arrangement and recording of hip-hop music for various up-and-coming artist.

His perseverance and his sky is the limit approach has also landed him the privilege to be the winner of the Grand Apollo, locally sponsored by Big Kahuna Sports Bar where he experienced his first professional Video-shoot featuring his debut single, “Let Me Make Luv to You”, produced by "The Mad Violinist, Mr. Ashanti Floyd. Through the recognition of his local community, J-Luv has also been selected as the winner of the GFL-New Kid.Kidz on the block Award, sponsored by Thrill-Da Playa of 100.7 The Beat.

J-Luv recently performed on The Phat Cat Live tour, to a sold out audience and received 2 standing ovations for his rendition of Donny Hathaway’s, “A Song for Donny”.

Discography

Let Me Make Luv To You
Freak Me Like
If I Didn't Luv U
Big Boy Lane