W&V favorite Jay Prince continue to grow his strength on the mic and on the boards. The London artist dropped his hard-hitting Late Summers mixtape last year, standing as a sonic treat topped with features from Aminé, Mahalia, and more.
Fresh off his SXSW run, Jay is back with his first release of the year, “In The Morning / Motion.” The double single opens with upbeat and feel good vibes that kick off the summertime early before slowing down the pace in the second track. Jay highlights his dynamic flow with his taste for a wide range of beats, surely on the way to another banner year.
Stream both tracks below.
Jay Prince is back with another gem to top off the year. As one of the tracks from his explosive Late Summers mixtape, “Last Summer” finds Jay venting over production by Axefolie and Marty Khan. Jay crafts a beacon of hope for listeners to enjoy, pairing introspection with optimism as he delivers uplifting verses. Self-directed alongside Josh Gonzales, the video is topped off with a snippet of what appears to be a preview of new heat that we can expect from Jay in the weeks to come.
Check out “Last Summer” below and revisit Late Summers.
W&V favorite Ciscero continues to shine with each release. His latest outing, titled “Rio,” is a star-studded collab featuring fellow emcees Jay Prince and FOGGIERAW. Also along for the ride are producers j. robb and MisterNeek, who work their magic to flip Mick Jenkins and BADBADNOTGOOD‘s iconic cover of “On The Map.” While FOGGIERAW holds it down on the hook, Ciscero and Jay Prince trade hard-hitting verses to tie the track together to create the perfect summertime anthem.
Stream “Rio” below.
Jay Prince is back with his latest bundle of golden tracks. From start to finish, the London artist delivers a whipping energy with his bouncy raps over production from the likes of J.LBS, Jonah Christian, and Axlfolie. His blend of positivity and flexes culminate in a thoroughly refreshing sound for listeners to enjoy. Also along for the ride are Aminé, Shakka, and Fabienne, tying the project together with stacked list of features. Building upon the success of his Smile Good mixtape and previous singles like “When I Die,” Jay is setting himself up for a true banner year.
In support of the project, Jay will also be hitting the States next month for a run of headlining dates. Peep the shows below and grab tickets here.
Over the past few years, Jay Prince has carved a lane for himself with his crisp raps and production. The London artist debuted his new Smile Good mixtape last weekend, featuring previous single “Father, Father” and topped with appearances from Danny Seth, Michael Christmas, Raheaven, and Jordan Rakei. His start-and-stop verses stay in the pocket of several beatsmiths including Jonah Christian, Tre, and MXXWLL. Jay places his vocal dexterity at the forefront, providing a nice contrast between unapologetic flexes like “Squad” alongside soulful hits like “Where You Belong.” Overall, Smile Good is an energetic, cohesive, and addictive project that exemplifies Jay’s prowess on the mic and on the boards.
Grab your copy of Smile Good here. Also, catch Jay opening for Chance the Rapper on his upcoming Europe tour.
Jay Prince broke into the scene last year with Beautiful Mercy and BeFor Our Time, paving the way for his meteoric rise. Following his recent collab with Brasstracks and the video for “Promises” with Joyce Wrice, the London artist is gearing to release his Smile Good mixtape, which hits speakers this Friday.
To hold us down in the meantime, Jay has shared the latest taste of the project, “Father, Father.” Jay shows no signs of slowing with his nice blend soul and hip-hop. His infectious verses flow over hard-hitting production from himself and MYK, culminating in the perfect jump-start for the week.
Stream “Father, Father” below and expect Smile Good on October 21.
London’s own Jay Prince has returned with the latest set of visuals from his Beautiful Mercy EP. “Promises” is one of two tracks from the project featuring San Diego native Joyce Wrice, alongside “Afrophunk” with SiR. The Patrick Wilcox-directed video follows Jay as he delivers smooth verses around town and on-stage, alongside an ominous muse.
Check out the video below and revisit Beautiful Mercy.