Jesse Boykins III

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Jesse Boykins III
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Jesse Boykins III performing at the Pacific Standard Time weekly party at 330 Ritch in San Francisco, May 2009
Background information
Birth name Jesse Boykins III
Also known as Jesse Boykins III, JBIII, JB3
Born (1985-02-20) February 20, 1985 (age 29)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Origin Chicago
Genres World Soul, Neo-Soul, Soul, R&B, Electronic, Reggae, spoken word and Hip-Hop
Occupations Singer, Songwriter, Producer, Performer
Instruments Voice, Guitar
Labels Unsigned
Associated acts The Grammy Jazz Ensemble, Street Etiquette, MeLo-X, Chris Barz, Machinedrum

Jesse Boykins III (born February 20, 1985) in Chicago, IL is an American R&B/soul singer-songwriter and producer.

Music career[edit]

Jesse Boykins III is a World Soul artist from Chicago, later relocating to Miami and finally Brooklyn . His first EP, Dopamine: My Life On My Back EP was released February 14, 2008 and his follow up The Beauty Created LP was released November 25, 2008 through NomaDic MuSic.

Jesse’s career in music began at the age of nine when he joined his school choir. He soon began auditioning around Miami and found himself recording with various local Miami artists. In High School Jesse was invited to perform in the Grammy Jazz Ensemble and recorded a full length album with them.

After high school Jesse was recruited to The New School University in New York City. At The New School Jesse perfected his skills as a writer, performer, arranger and producer and as a vocalist. He also studied with classical trainer Kamal Scott and Universal recording artist Bilal.

Jesse is currently touring with his band The Beauty Created. Members of The Beauty Created Include:

  • Machinedrum - DJ, Producer
  • Marion "Ojay" Ross III- Trumpet & Aux
  • Dennis Turner- Bass
  • Adam Jackson - Drums
  • Jeremy Most - Guitar & Bass
  • Aaron Hardin - Keys
  • Steve Wyreman- Guitar



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