Freetown, SIERRA LEONE – In a surprising turn of events, aspiring rapper Jakey Jake has released his debut song titled ‘Nobody,’ laden with messages of resilience and triumph over adversity
He marked his entry into the music industry by securing a one year record deal with God Star Entertainment (GSE) after his Upline boy freestyle diss against Drizilik caught the attention of the label’s CEO.
Expressing gratitude for the unexpected opportunity, Jakey Jake reflects on his journey and the struggles that have shaped him, emphasizing the key themes of his debut track. The collaboration with GSE has not only refined his creative process but also provided additional resources without compromising his artistic freedom.
Influenced by a blend of old-school hip-hop and contemporary artists like Kendrick Lamar, Jake aims to deliver a unique fusion of storytelling with a modern twist. Overcoming production challenges, the collaboration with the label’s team allowed him to find the perfect balance and refine the details of his sound.
He sees the upcoming year as a period of evolution, where he plans to explore different styles and connect with a broader audience. “I envision addressing themes of self-discovery, resilience, and social issues in my music” he said, showcasing a commitment to growth and meaningful expression.
Offering advice to aspiring artists, Jakey Jake emphasizes the importance of authenticity, hard work, and seizing every opportunity for learning and growth in the competitive industry.
Balancing his artistic vision with fan expectations, the artist acknowledges the challenge and underscores the significance of finding the sweet spot between staying true to oneself and embracing evolution. PSN/27/1/2024