Jairus is an up-and-coming singer from Memphis, Tennessee. The Westwood native realized his singing abilities in church around the fourth grade. Later when asked to audition for his school’s Christmas play, he realized that he had a raw talent for performance as well.
What is the craziest thing that has happened to you while you were performing on stage? The craziest thing that has happened to me would be when I completely forgot the words to my own song in the 8th grade and had to freestyle the whole entire performance. Gladly everyone loved it but I was sweating big bullets and winging it the whole time. I didn’t quit though and that was when I knew I had the drive in me to do this for life.
Jairus started his songwriting journey in elementary school by copying down the lyrics to popular songs just to see how the words were patterned. By the time he was in the sixth grade, he started writing his own songs.
If you’re going to use someone else’s beat you better make sure you deliver!
Darius Hickman did just that! The Illinois rapper did his own version of Drake’sDuppy Freestyleand he did not disappoint. I was just minding my business scrolling through my Instagram feed and came across a snippet and just had to hear more.
Millennialscaptures the feelings many of us 20 and 30 somethings have about the struggles of navigating through this economy. The song, which was co-produced by Slate the Producer and Brandon “Showtime” Bland, has the church organ keys playing in the background that has you wanting to say “Amen,” to this testimony of living in 2018.