Johnathan Yesson (rapper)

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Johnathan Yesson
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Born Johnathan Simon Victor Yesson
(1989-10-11) October 11, 1989 (age 29)
Bermondsey, England, UK
Nationality English
Other names DJ JY
Occupation Rapper
Years active 2000–present
Spouse(s) Rebecca Smith
Parents Jennifer Yesson
Website
www.djjy.co.uk

Template:Commons Johnathan Simon Victor Yesson better known as DJ JY is an English Grime rapper from the United Kingdom.

Early life

He was born on October 11, 1989.[1] Johnathan attended Bacon's College and in his younger years Johnathan was a footballer, but in the end he abandoned his sporting ambitions in favour of a musical career.[2]

Social media

Johnathan uses his social media channels to promote his music.[3] He has been the victim of impersonation issues on Twitter.[4] DJ JY is also an Ambassador/Director and Spokesman for a non-profit organisation "R.I.S.E. & Stand" which is managed by various celebrities.[5]

Musical career

Johnathan signed with RMG Label[6] on November 1, 2015. His first professionally recorded solo track was "The Way Forward",[7] produced in 2015, in which he announced the title of his forthcoming EP "The Way Forward - EP" which is to be released early 2016.

He released "The Beginning EP" in 2015 which is compiled of his earlier unreleased homemade recordings. His mixes have been played on BBC radio and MTV.

Discography

Album Year Label
Just Be Good To Me Remix - Single 2012
We Smoke That Kush (Remix) - Single 2012
The Way Forward - Single 2015
The Beginning - EP 2015
The Way Forward - EP 2016

External links

References

  1. MTV Artist ProfileMTV .Retrieved December 18, 2015
  2. Canaan in sessionCanaan in session .Retrieved December 18, 2015
  3. Social media: popularity and the facts of 'Like'The Sydney Morning Herald .Retrieved November 30, 2015
  4. "UK RAP ARTIST “DJ JY” LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO GET HIS TWITTER ACCOUNT VERIFIED"Abnewswire .Retrieved November 26, 2015
  5. Meet the R.I.S.E. teamR.I.S.E. & Stand .Retrieved December 09, 2015
  6. "UK Rapper DJ JY's Signed to "RMG" (Redstar Music Group)"Digital Journal .Retrieved November 26, 2015
  7. The Way Forward - SingleAllMusic .Retrieved November 27, 2015

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