The outstanding story of this Hip Hop R&B sensation started June of 2012. Two young men with the same dream and ambition began their journey toward success. These talented young men came from the westside of the Chicagoland area; where gangs , friends, drugs, and the street could have steered them in the wrong direction. However, instead they utilized their gift to sing and rap to express themselves to the world.
The first and oldest of the group is Reginald KR Robinson, 25 years old, and who is the rapper of the group. Reginald is an intrigued writer who believes in expressing his true life story through his lyrics. Rapping is one of Reginald's many talents, he was a dancer and chorographer as well. As a dancer he performed in numerous shows around the Chicagoland area. He choreographed a variety of pieces performed over the city! However, Reginald choose to pursuit his rap career. This decision opened a astonishing opportunities and collaborations with other artists, such as CTNFG (cut throat nation flame gang), Darius Jones A.K.A D-Mack and Robert Rodriguez A.K.A Duble R. While collaborating with Mr. Jones, he was given the opportunity to performed at youth basketball games under Shaneka Monroe's Seldom Inc. Program throughout the summer.
Jamal Jaye J. Jones is 18 years old, the youngest singer of the group. Genuinely fresh out of high school chasing his dream to become a singer. Jamal is a creative writer very versatile with his craft. Therefore, with his compassion and confidence he tried out for American Idol in 2012. When he did not make it that escalated his drive for allowing the world to hear his talent. Singing is his way of expressing himself. Jamal believes that his voice could inspire all ages. When debris comes his way music sooths his mind. His goal is to allow the world to know violence is not the key and channel their energy towards their talent is the key. Jamal as a solo artist performed at numerous competitions and events. He competed in WGCI singing competition at Fredrick Douglas High School in Chicago, IL. Jamal is very humble, caring, and family oriented. He shares his talent amongst his family and friends frequently, singing at relative weddings and gatherings is not unusual actions of Jamal. His giving does not stop with family he also put on an out standing performance at Columbus Park's after School Jam.
As solo artist these young men had so much to offer, it was only a matter of time until their paths met. Amazed by each other's talent and ambition they collaborated making a local hit single "Invisible Clothes", which gave these three talented young men confirmation to form a R&B Hip Hop group. The Talented 3 (TT3) was the name established. They set the goal of to change the industry and motivate the youth to follow their dreams. A group of young men humble, versatile, and inspired by every aspect of their future career paths. TT3 believed in having fun at what they do and enjoying every second doing what they love. Time passed they they headed into different paths. Two stood tall and the other deiced to follow his solo career. Jamal "JJ' Jones and Reginald "KR" Robinson stayed together and formed KJ2.