Jersey emcee J.Y. has come together with The DJBooth and his own site, WhoisJY.com, to bring listeners his long-awaited junior full-length, The Slave Shift: Falling Up.
The follow-up to last year's Waking Down, the project features 19 brand new tracks from the underground emcee, including reader-approved cuts "Can't Pretend," "Down the Road," "Pose for Me," "Steven" and "Success." Joining J.Y. on the guest tip throughout Falling Up are such collaborators as Cito on the Beat, Cory Gunz, Dee Goodz, Emilio Rojas, Michael Francis, Rico Love and ScienZe. Beats come courtesy of The Awesome Sound, Fortunate Ones, JRB, Nard & B, Nick Rio and Rico Love.
Fans can also check out J.Y.'s previous albums: J.Y. - The Slave Shift: Waking Down
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After more than a year’s wait and numerous pushbacks, The Slave Shift: Falling Up is so close I can taste it. (And believe me, it’s delicious.) Before unleashing the project in its full glory, however,...
To achieve Success, you’ve got to be willing to struggle, fall, and pick yourself up off the floor time and time again. On the latest single off his (extremely) long-awaited, DJBooth-hosted mixtape, J.Y. emphasizes just...
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Update: Click “Listen Now” above to watch J.Y.‘s “Pose For Me” video. Absent from the Booth since bringing us mixtape leak The Greatest Feeling back in July, J.Y. returns to our pages with the...
Though anyone who’s followed J.Y.‘s career to date knows that he has a hell of a lot going for him, there are days that make the Jersey repper wonder whether he can continue Down the Road we call life. The latest...
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