Nova aka Jaystack "The Messenger," was born Jermaine Andre Barrett February 19, 1984 in Highlands hospital of East Oakland Ca. Nova is an artist who considers himself to have the best of both worlds, from having the oppurtunity to Live in the suburbs of Foster city California, and grow and become a man in Long beach California. Each home molded Nova and gave him positive diverse attributes that he continues to implement in his life and on his daily journey as a musician, while trying to of reach his "Nirvanna." In his Music Nova aka jaystack "The Messenger" makes it quite clear his reason for wanting to enter the music industry. one reason he simply tells his fans in a song called "Don't Mistake Nov" he says,"Don't mistake Nov/this ain't for pasoes/or to skate in Roves on dates wit fake Hoes.,""My job so clear a sign from the heavens came/ So I always be prepared cuz timin is everything." Feeling that the industry is already plagued with enough
artist talking about there possesions, Nova decided to stay true to himself. Nova aka Jaystack "The Messenger " understands that valuables can always be updated. At one point he says Cash Money came out with the trend of having twenty inch rims, some years later T.I. Came with Ride 24's, in the 80's it was gold donkey Ropes, now its about platinum jewelry. Point being emotions, feelings, real life situations create classics that is why people can listen to a Tupac Shakur album until this day. There is a time and place for everything so he will have some of groove joints, These are the things that Nova aka Jaystack "The Messenger" keep in his mind while his album Natural Selection: A Lyrical Journal is under Construction. Be on the look the Lp will be in stores near you.