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Campbell, California, United States

Campbell, California, United States
Band Hip Hop Rock


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First Album Dropping in 2012



Growing up in Sunnyvale, CA (in the heart of Silicon Valley), Jacob Barackman went through the normal trials and tribulations of the teenaged years – and then some. Raised by his grandmother – the woman he calls his “greatest inspiration” – he was encouraged to follow his dreams, wherever they might lead him.

Despite this encouragement, he managed to partake in his share of troublesome activities, stealing, tagging, dabbling in illegal substances, and general mischief-making. By the age of 11, he began writing lyrics, realizing that music was a productive way to express himself and let others hear the pain and struggles he had already encountered at a fairly young age. The fast-paced life, coupled with a rebellious adolescent attitude – but still the lessons were not internalized. Several years of experimentation, travel, more flirting with trouble, and eventually true self-discovery led him to freestyle rapping, where he began to perfect his musical talents.

After returning to the Bay Area, he decided to get serious and dedicated his efforts to writing, compiling an impressive collection of songs, hooks and poems. His first significant creative project was the album “The One Luv Compilation” – jointly produced with homie Chris Ortiz (AKA ”Merk”), which featured many of his friends at the time.

After completing this album, they formed The Curbside Committee, whose album "Curbside Committed" led to performances – and the discovery that his life’s mission was to be an artist and performer. Following this epiphany, JB put out his first solo album, "Introduction to Bizne$$," under the Mac Savage Entertainment label, formed with his longtime friend Black Rich$.

Today, he still pursues the dream first inspired and encouraged by his grandmother, and her faith in his ability to make music, and to become a music legend.