Jay Rock was conceived Johnny Reed McKinzie, Jr., on March 31, 1986. Rock was brought up in Watts, Los Angeles, California, in the Nickerson Gardens ventures. As an adolescent, he turned into an individual from the Bounty Hunter Bloods road group and went to Locke High School. During this time, he was imprisoned on two separate events, because of the territory’s enemy of posse injunction. In 2005, Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith, (CEO) of free record mark Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE), discovered Rock and marked him to his name, in the wake of hearing a section of his. In the wake of marking to TDE, Rock discharged a few mixtapes all through his neighborhood and by means of the web. With the assistance of TDE, Rock could anchor a chronicle contract with Asylum Records and later a joint endeavor manage Warner Bros. Records, in 2007. At TDE, Jay Rock met individual labelmate Kendrick Lamar, and the two would go on different visits together, sharpening their specialty. The two regularly highlight on one another’s records, and alongside Ab-Soul and ScHoolboy Q would frame the supergroup Black Hippy.
2008– 13: Follow Me Home Edit
Primary article: Follow Me Home (Jay Rock collection)
Shake discharged his business make a big appearance single, “For My Entire life (In the Ghetto)” in late 2008, highlighting individual American chronicle specialists Lil Wayne and will.i.am. The single was advanced as one of “iTunes’ Free Downloads” in mid 2009. In 2010, Rock was included on the front of XXL’s yearly Top 10 Freshmen issue. He was likewise named by MTV one of 2010’s leap forward MCs. Jay Rock was highlighted on Omarion’s melody “Hoodie” and should be highlighted on Flo Rida’s third studio collection Only One Flo however was left off the last track listing.
Shake’s mixtape Tales From the Hood 2 went to iTunes on March 28, 2010 and his mixtape From the Hood to the Cover of XXL was discharged to iTunes on July 24, 2010. He additionally visited with 50 Cent, and different rappers on The Invitation Tour. Around a similar time he cleared out Warner Bros. because of them postponing his album. Jay Rock at that point marked with outside the box record name Strange Music in the Fall of 2010, on a multi-collection bargain in the wake of leaving from Warner Bros. Jay Rock at that point went on visit with Tech N9ne, E-40, Glasses Malone, Kutt Calhoun and Kendrick Lamar on the “Autonomous Grind National Tour”. His mixtape Black Friday, was discharged December 7, 2010 to iTunes.
On June 21, 2011 Rock discharged his second single, “Hood Gone Love It”, highlighting Kendrick Lamar. His presentation collection Follow Me Home was discharged on July 26, 2011 under autonomous record marks Strange Music and Top Dawg. The collection appeared at #83 on the Billboard 200, offering 5,300 duplicates in its first week. “Hood Gone Love It” was included in the character trailer for Franklin, a principle hero in the computer game Grand Theft Auto V. The melody is likewise included in the in-amusement radio station Radio Los Santos.
Amid 2012, Rock visited with whatever remains of Black Hippy and MMG craftsman Stalley, on BET’s Music Matters Tour. In October 2012, Rock’s appearance on Kendrick Lamar’s real name make a big appearance, great child, m.A.A.d city, was profoundly huge as he was the main other rapper from Black Hippy, to be highlighted on the standard release of the collection. Shake is highlighted on the tune “Cash Trees”, for which his section was very acclaimed. He would later perform “Cash Trees”, with Lamar, at the 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards, alongside showing up in the TDE Cipher. XXL named his stanza the fourth best of the night.
2013– 17: 90059 Edit
Principle article: 90059
In November 2013, Rock disclosed to Power 105 that his second studio collection would be discharged in 2014. With the arrival of the 56th Annual Grammy Awards assignments, it was uncovered Rock was selected for Album of the Year as an included craftsman for partaking on Kendrick Lamar’s great child, m.A.A.d city. After the arrival of mark mate Ab-Soul’s collection These Days… in June 2014, TDE’s CEO affirmed that Jay Rock would be the following craftsman from the name to discharge an album.
In September 2014, Tech N9ne uncovered that Rock had left his Strange Music engrave and is currently just marked to Top Dawg Entertainment. On October 29, 2014, Jay Rock discharged a tune titled “Pay for It”, including Kendrick Lamar and Chantal Kreviazuk, as a special single. On November 15, 2014, Rock showed up on NBC late-night live TV draw satire and theatrical presentation Saturday Night Live, close by the melodic visitor Lamar, where they performed “Pay For It”.
On February 15, 2016, Jay Rock was engaged with a cruel cruiser mishap as per Top Dawg Entertainment’s CEO Anthony Tiffith. According to Complex, he recouped exceptionally well, anyway he had a considerable measure of broken bones. He was in medical procedure and effectively left it.
2018– present: Redemption Edit
On January 12, 2018, Jay Rock discharged the single “Lord’s Dead” with Kendrick Lamar, Future and James Blake. The tune was delivered by Mike Will Made It and Teddy Walton to fill in as the lead single to his up and coming third studio collection and as a solitary from the soundtrack Black Panther: The Album. On May 16, 2018, he discharged the single “Win”, which fills in as the second single from his third studio album.
In the wake of prodding a 2018 discharge in January, the collection, titled Redemption, was reported on May 21, 2018, close by the cover craftsmanship and its discharge date, which was discharged on June 15, 2018