Jones Andrews
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Jones Andrews

Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, United States | SELF

Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, United States | SELF
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(2010) - The PRE Preface(Mixtape)
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Feeling a bit camera shy


Jones Andrews born Robin Andrew Jones Jr., came into the world on December 21st 1986 in Burlington, New Jersey. In 1997 Jones Andrews and his mother packed their bags and moved to his mother’s hometown of Roanoke Rapids, NC little did he know his life would be changed forever.The transition from the fast city lifestyle to a much more slow paced rural lifestyle was one that Jones struggled with. Not having any friends and being an only child coupled with not having a positive father figure around, JA took to writing poetry to help to deal with the stress.

As a freshman at North Carolina A&T State University placed his music on the backburner to focus on obtaining his B.S. Degree in Computer Science. After two summer internships in Minneapolis, Minnesota Jones felt that life was good until one day he realized how much music really meant to him. So with a renewed desire for making music Jones decided to pursue a career in music, his first love.

After releasing “The PRE Preface”(2010) & FSM(Flight School Music) compiliation mixtape “First In Flight, Last To Land”(2010), Jones decided to start a 32 Week long project titled, “32 Tuesdays” which was sponsored by and Cosigned by which later spawned the release of two mixtapes, “Halfway Home”(2010) & “Came A Long Way: No Place Like Home”(2011). Jones has also shared the stage with the likes of Wiz Khalifa, Big KRIT, Cyhi The Prynce, Kendrick Lamar, Dom Kennedy and many others. So now with a strong NC following Jones Andrews is beginning to build the foundation required to have a successful career.

Influences: Lupe Fiasco, Little Brother, Jay-Z, Nas, Kanye West, Joe Budden, Tupac, The Notorious BIG and Michael Jackson

Favorite Albums: Lupe Fiasco – Food & Liquor; Jay-z – Resonable Doubt; Little Brother – The Minstrel Show & Kanye West – College Dropout

Notable Press & Shows: Featured on,,, Three Sponsored mixtapes from Opened for Lupe Fiasco & B.o.B. in Miluwaukee, WI In 2010, Wiz Khalifa in Louisville, KY in 2010 and Big KRIT and Kendrick Lamar in 2011.