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Jay Scales / Bio

Soon to be amongst the hip-hop elites, Jay Scales is on a rise to superstardom.

Hailing from Washington, DC by way of Harlem, NY, Jay Scales has made a perpetual effort to keep focus on his music goals. Now after twelve years, Jay Scales is ready to execute his hip-hop agendas.

Free spirited and gifted Jay Scales has effortlessly entertains. As a youth Jay Scales would freestyle and remix songs that played on the radio. At the age of 15 he wrote what would be his first forty-eight bars. The reactions received from others encouraged Jay Scales and from that point on Jay knew the power he possessed.

While attending Eastern senior high school in Washington, DC he molded his craft. Known as “The rapper New York”, Jay Scales would cypher and battle his schools mates. This became ritual and standards were set early and cyphers continued until the time of Jay Scales’ graduation in 2002.

After graduation, Jay Scales wanted to be a Hip-hop artist. He turned down a baseball scholarship at TSU and instead and became a DC Fire cadet. Jay Scales’ work ethic caught the eye of high-ranking officials in the fire department after he put together a high school job fair. The school hadn’t had one in over 15 years at the time. Jay Scales was convinced that if he became a DC Fire Fighter he would be able to fund his music career and have all the time off to complete the task. The sergeant’s words inspired Jay Scales and he accepted the offer to become a firefighter. Only July 15, 2002 he became a DC firefighter/EMT.

In 2006 Jay Scales became settled in the fire department. At that point he expanded his mission. Jay Scales decided to take a break from music. Jay Scales adopted Photography and Videography as a way to network. The decision to focus on film and photography would prove to be the end of his career as a Firefighter/EMT.

December 1, 2006 was when Jay Scales established Stacktown Entertainment as his record label. He realized the opportunity that waited him if he could just be patient and grind. For eight years Jay scales laid wait in the shadows, and now he is ready to brush shoulders with the stars!

Jay Scales brings a breathe of fresh air to the Hip Hop arena. Equipped with lyrics, punch lines and various flow Jay Scales is overly qualified to fill the void spaces in hip hop. Jay Scales intends to assist in bringing conscious hip-hop to the forefront becoming one of the elite members of the industry. Spring 2015 marks to beginning of the tale of a boy turned man in the land of the bullies.

General Info

Band Members
Joey Humble, Jay Sinn
Artist Name
Jay Scales
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/jayscales
Active Since
01/06
Genres
Hip Hop / Rap / Freestlye

Contact Info

Location
Washington, DC

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