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Santa Maria, California, United States | Established. Jan 01, 1980 | SELF

Santa Maria, California, United States | SELF
Established on Jan, 1980
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Jason J. Grant, Known by his urban moniker J-Chill, was born on October 21st 1974 and is a central coast California M.C. who undisputedly defined the term “lyricist” in the world of local "805" Hip Hop. Along with the lyrical ingenuity J-Chill brings to the genre, he also introduced and innovated live performances.

J-Chill was raised in the small town of Santa Maria California where he was strongly influenced by music at the early age of ten years old and was introduced to the world of Hip Hop music by the age of fifteen. Influenced by pioneering Hip Hop artists such as Lighter Shade of Brown, Kid Frost, A Tribe Called Quest, Heavy-D, Run-DMC, KRS-ONE, LL Cool J, Kool Moe Dee, Big Daddy Kane, Ice-T, Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Sir mix-a-lot, Eric B &Rakim, EPMD, Public Enemy, and Dj.Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince J-Chill was the first rapper to ever come out from the streets of his home town. J-Chill is not not only an M.C. but is a full entertainer. He has revolutionized Hip Hop, continues to motivate artists and fans, and inspires the local Hip Hop scene with music, fashion, and how Hip Hop shows are now performed.

J-Chill has endured a substantive music career. Highly influenced by music culture ranging from Rap to Reggae and other music genres, he has gained popularity over the years and has a wide range fan base from the United States to Europe and reached fans as far as Tanzania Africa. J-Chills catalog of music consists of tracks including the now underground classic “I Said It B-4,” "Have Tha Heart" "Tyme 2 Groove" “Simma Down” and “Battle Ready. As a powerful figure in the rap game J-Chill over the years has built a strong bridge and foundation performing and collaborating on music and booking event's with many famous industry artists such as Suga Free, Dj Quik, Ice-T, and Dj Evil-E just to name a few. J-Chill has also worked with Tweed Cadillac of Penthouse Players Clique. The music group was founded and produced by Eazy-E and DJ Quik back in the year 1992. Most recently J-Chill collaborated with the legendary underground Hip Hop Producer & Engineer from New York DJ Troop who has remixed Simma Down soon to be released on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, and in digital music stores worldwide!

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