J.Quiah

J.Quiah

 Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
BandR&BHip Hop

Energetic, Love the crowd. Love to give ears good music. Very talented and versatile. J.Quiah is a people person. Very respectful of others, Everything he does he give it his all. No matter what it is. Rather its cleaning up or setting up. He does not quit until he knows he gave his dutie a 100%.

Biography

Full Name: JELS JOLO QUIAH

What is your myspace address..?
Myspace.com/jquiah

How would you want people to view you and what one line quote would sum u up?
I would want People to view me as a young dedicated artist. The line that will quote me more is funny but when it comes down to business I shut all funny games off.

Your birthplace...City, Country?
Monrovia, Liberia West Africa

Your Age, your sign?
17, Virgo

Your hobbies?
Getting Jawns (Girls) Music and Dancing. And of course chilling with my homeboys.

Your inspiration?
GOD first, then my Mother.
Musically its 50 cent, Trey Songz, Chris Brown, Young Jeezy, Chingy, and Usher.

List all the shows you have done big and small?
4 Fathers Entertainment (New Reality TV SHOW) and I have proud memories of Performing at my Elementary School Dj Party (* yeah I Performed!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)
Performed at The Ron Alexander Show which is a number one video show in New York with major and independent guest and labels. It comes on in almost all of the 5 boroughs of NYC as well as the internet and several states in the south on syndication.

How did u get with Akon's peeps?
One day J Envy contacted me about a track that He felt I’ll sound good on. And then he sent me "Under The COVER" And I Know it wasn't the type of song for my age that I was suppose to be on, or even feelin….. but I couldn’t be all young with it, I had to go with the flow.. Which I did but I made it sound in a good way (Positive)

What was the response to that song and any others at that time?
When I did the song with Envy I was fifteen but I had been rapping/dancing/songwriting since I was 12.. Actually I started when I was 7 now that I think about it.
But it kind of took off with my space with 4,086 hits but that was like 2 years ago.

So what is the number of hits you are receiving today from my space?
Would you believe in 2 years I have 86012 plays with the music from my production team. My agent pushes me hard.

What have been the responses to your music and style?
Great, thousands of people from all over be hitting my songs like crazy even Europe.

Who have u collabed with?
My producers have a few secrets in store but I can openly say:
Monte (New up and Coming Artist) J Envy (New up and Coming artist with Street Soul International)

How do you come up with lyrics and rhymes?
When my team gives me a Beat I put it on and THINK about what I have been through and then I just put pen to paper. I have to feel the track but usually I can write to anything.

Do You Feel You’ve Grown In the Past Few Years in Perfecting Your Craft?
Heck yeah, I mean I went through a bunch of vocal coaches , producers and engineers before we got the right team. They have footage of me from the beginning of my vocal coaching but I give thanks to God then my mother and LA for sticking beside me through the training days. And I know I still have a lot to learn.

What constituents a hot beat to you?
A beat that has never been heard and is just different and hot enough for me to feel it?

Your influences music and otherwise?
Chris Brown, 50 cent and any musician that has made a positive impact on music!

What are all the styles of music that interest you?
Pop, R&B, Hip hop, and Rap

What messages do you want to tell your peers?
You can do anything if you are persistent about it. No matter where you were born or are from.

How do you wish to make a difference in this planet?
I would like to help Make the Music Industry Different and cause people to think and flow in a positive way!

What Is One of the Things You Do In Your Spare time?

Sometimes I host teen parties at various spots. Each party has a theme and as many as 200 people attend every time! Some of the spots I’ve used are Club 923 which is a Teen Night Club, Club Samba, Club Allure, Club Haven, Erie Lane Bowling Alley Celebration Hall and the Starlight Ball Room. We teens get it in.

How do you feel your music can make a difference in the lives of other young people who may have no hope or resources..?
I think it will let them know that I myself came from nothing and now I have something. There is hope and my flow will let them know that everything will work out if you just keep your head up!

What is your concept of holding on?
Be Persistent at EVERYTHING you do………….

Discography

The self titled CD "The J.Quiah Project " is now available on itunes, amazon, cd baby, emusic and rhapsody. Most of the songs had music by Jeferson Oliveria , LA Virgil and engineered by Dis-One with the majority of lyrics by the artist J.QUIAH and some hooks by LA. The CD can be found specifically on the following:
http://music.napster.com/j.quiah-music/album/the-j.quiah-project/14226005

http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/the-j-quiah-project/id429967450

http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/jquiah

http://www.emusic.com/album/J-Quiah-The-J-Quiah-Project-MP3-Download/12485339.html

http://www.tradebit.com/filedetail.php/130681361-j-quiah

http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-J-Quiah-Project/dp/B004UXFHAQ

In addition J.Quiah has covered various cover tunes with his unquie twist on various mix tapes. Such as:

Hey Shawty which is featured on his self titled CD "The Jquiah Project."
I Did you wrong By Mims
Diamonds in my Mouth
Wanna Be with You
Look At me Now by Chris brown

In addition J.Quiah is known throughout the Phillly Party circuit throwing teen parties and being featured on several Philly Party Music tunes such as:

1999 RadioWalt Ft J.Quiah
Drake-Show me a good time
Drake-Thank me now
Start it up by Swizz Beats & Lloyd Banks rmx Mont.B ft J.Quiah
Philly ish by Young Chris rmx Prospect ft J.Quiah
Supplier by Trey Songz & Shawty LO Rmx Mont B,Jay Prince,C Boy,Ree Stax,Quick Ft J.Quiah.

Overall J.Quiah has thousands of youtube and myspace hits as well as fans. This Liberian born rapster and writer is definitely climbing that upswing tree in this industry!