Rapper’s often times find themselves cornered in one of the trendy niches of rap. Ratchet, trap, trill, etc are all tied to a specific point in time. Soul-Hop ( Hip Hop/Soul) is a niche that is nostalgic, yet timeless. Tupac, Nas, Common, Tribe Called Quest, Big K.R.I.T, Kendrick Lamar are a few examples of artists who do this well. Jay Prince is another artist/producer that you should keep your eye on. The London representative has 3 projects under his belt, all of which showcase his laid back, soulful flow. He has the ability to paint a vivid picture of real life with his words. In addition to being a talented artist, Prince is also just as talented on the production side. Jay Prince has the potential to be a big deal in Hip Hop and is building a foundation for longevity. Press play below and let us know if he’s an artist to watch.
Polaroids is the first single off of his upcoming EP which currently doesn’t have a release date. Prince handles mic work and production on this one and its confirmation of his skills on both sides. Raheaven assists with background vocals. Feel It is the follow and once again he doesn’t dissapoint. Soulection’s IAMNOBODI handles production on this feel good track. As a bonus, we included a video of Jay Prince working on a flip to Iman Omari’s “Tripping.”