Jermaine Carter (Born November 30th), best known as J Young, is an American entertainer known for his work as a singer, songwriter and actor. His debut album Before I Go Hollywood is set out for release summer 2013. The album is inspired by his various experiences as a modern zeitgeist of an “aficionado,” refusing to label himself within the fieldwork of fashion, music labels, and writing.
He has worked with industry professionals and various media outlets alongside celebrities.Initially starting off as hobbies, his partaking of rap battles in the underground music community was the initial starting point of his music cred and inspiration to venture out on his own. J Young was able to beat music rivals with a chameleon palette of styles and beats.
After a demand for mix-tapes, his career evolved with singles that gathered a loyal following via [social media outlets such as] YouTube, and then on iTunes.
Ruby Ibarra is a Cali-bred spoken word artist/rapper/lyricist. Born in the Philippines and raised in the Bay area; she has been writing and rapping for several years, but this past year – decided to take her art to another level and to pursue it professionally.
Penning her lyrical style as 90’s hip-hop sound with elements of raw poetry, Ruby describes her style as “a variety of topics — boastful raps, about my culture, society, politics, my experiences, and stories of others that I feel haven’t been told too often.” Pursuing more success as a talented a rapper and lyricist, the 24-year old is now ready to take a run at the spotlight.
She soon caught the attention of XXL Magazine by being featured on their site column ‘The Break,’ and MYX TV cable channel. With the ups and downs that come with being in the industry, Ruby has a strong foundation to stand on from her family, despite the shadiness the business can be at times.