J. Dash

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J. Dash
Birth nameJameyel Johnson
Born (1984-09-03) September 3, 1984 (age 34)
Florida, United States
GenresHip hop
Occupation(s)Rapper, record producer, songwriter
Websitetherealjdash.com

Jameyel Johnson, (born September 3, 1984) better known by his stage name J. Dash, is an American rapper, record producer and songwriter,[1] born in Atlanta, Georgia.[2]

Life and career[edit]

Raised in the American South, J. Dash went to Stanton College Preparatory School and played in the school band. He has a bachelor's degree from the University of Florida. His first approach to music was at the age of 5, when he learned to play piano by ear. At age 12 he was in a blues band, and later played keyboards in the Fusebox Funk band.[2]

J. Dash's single, "Wop," reached the no. 1 position on the Billboard Heatseekers Songs chart on April 13, 2013.[3] The song is prominently featured in Céline Sciamma's 2014 film Girlhood.[4]

Dash is known to be a TuneCore user, through which he distributes his own music.[5]

Discography[edit]

Title Album details
Tabloid Truth[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "J. Dash - Billboard". www.billboard.com. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
  2. ^ a b Lovejoy, Heather. "Jacksonville hip-hop singer J. Dash taking the world by storm with 'WOP'". The Florida Times. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
  3. ^ Billboard "Heatseekers Songs" chart, http://www.billboard.com/charts/2013-04-13/heatseekers-songs. Retrieved 2013-08-13.
  4. ^ [1][dead link]
  5. ^ J. Dash Sells More Than 500,000 Copies of “WOP”. Tunecore, January 4, 2013.
  6. ^ "Tabloid Truth [Walmart Exclusive] – J. Dash > Overview". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved April 29, 2012.

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