Artists In Focus: Jay King

Interview of Jeremy lusambya, aka, Jay-king, new video Sokota.

1. Where are you from (originally) and do you live now?

I am originally from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and currently reside in the city of Brooks, located in the Alberta Canada.

2. What type of music do you do?

I like to think of myself as rapper /afrobeat musician because my love of music has no bandaids.

3. What inspires you as a musician?

My music is inspired by the renowned Tanzania Diamond Platnumz, as well as by my surroundings and my struggles which I strongly felt the need to express through the medium of the arts.

4. What are some challenges you face as a musician?

As an artist, my location is definitely my biggest barrier because my city is small and lacks opportunities but I have big dreams and I won’t allow my small environnement to stop me from my big break.

5. Who is your dream collaboration?

My dream collab is definitely to collab with diamond because his music is amazing.

You can catch more of Jay Kings music on his soundcloud.


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