Jayds ditches school for music

September 08, 2017

The experiences of growing up in the tough enclaves of the inner city are chronicled in 'Weh We Come From', the latest single from recording artiste Jayds.

Released late August and featured on the 4th Genna Music imprint, the brooding composition, which continues to gain favour across the diaspora, is also accompanied by an official video.

"The song is inspired by past events and me becoming an artiste while growing up in the inner city," Jayds said.

With aspirations of making a global impact, he has released a number of his own recordings in recent times with the most noteworthy being Weh We Come From.

When one hears the term 'dancehall artiste', an image is generally conjured of a person hailing from humble beginnings with educational challenges and countless tales of socioeconomic trials and triumphs. However, 4th Genna recording artiste Jayds is definitely not your typical 'dancehall artiste'. Aside from his lyrical prowess and natural singing ability, the emerging star is quite the scholar.

A graduate of Meadowbrook High School, the artiste, born Jonoi Ranjay McCoulsky, left high school with seven Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate subjects before pursuing tertiary studies.

But it didn't take long for him to see that the corporate lifestyle was not for him. Instead, he opted to explore music, partaking in producing and engineering.

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