Local talent and artist on the rise, Jayy Braxx aspires to master a game that only a few have played and countless have dreamed of... The "rap game” that is. The spirit is in the details as Braxx releases his debut EP Planet Braxx. His next single, “All on Me” continues his sing-song cadence powered by a distinct flow and etched with his pragmatic and relatable musings. The EP is out now on all streaming platforms.
Braxx grew up in Johnstown, Pa., a tight-knit community where everyone seems to know each other’s families. It was there he discovered his passion and curiosity for music. His love affair with music began when his uncle taught him how to play the piano at age six. The rest is history...
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“When that beat drops you can feel it in your soul,” Braxx says about the appeal of “No Doubters.” “I put a lot of effort into that track. It was days of working on the mastering, editing, and layering sounds. Those details are important and I am happy people love it.” Braxx is further than most in regards to a career in music. He has performed at two VH1 festivals as well as various locations throughout Pittsburgh. The 22-year old rapper shares his music on platforms such as Soundcloud, Apple Music, and Spotify.
His ambitions for hip-hop began with a tape recorder. Braxx’s friends reveled in rapping over the soundtrack from the video game, “NBA Street Vol. 2”. “I still have [tapes] to this day. I don’t throw anything away,” Braxx said. “I have all the stuff that I wrote back when I was 10 years old.” Braxx’s friends recognized his talent early on. Dion Peoples, a longtime childhood friend claimed that “He was always into music, making beats. He progressed a lot.” Because of Braxx’s positivity and motivation, people have always admired him. Braxx is also a producer, engineer & videographer, creating most of the content he puts out.
Jayy Braxx has opened for many major artists such as Jim Jones, Warren G, Bone Thugs N Harmony, and Kevin Gates. Braxx has launched his own brand and clothing line and has produced numerous tracks for artists like Hardo, Jimmy Wopo and SD of GBE.
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