Rob Stone (rapper)

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Rob Stone
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Stone in 2016
Background information
Birth nameJaylen Robinson
Also known asRob $tone
Born (1995-01-25) January 25, 1995 (age 25)
San Diego, California, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Rapper
  • songwriter
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2014–present
Labels
Associated acts
Websiteyoungrobstone.com

Jaylen Robinson (born January 25, 1995), better known as Rob Stone (stylized as Rob $tone), is an American rapper from San Diego, California.[1][2] He is best known for his debut single "Chill Bill" from his mixtape Straight Bummin.[3]

Early life[edit]

Jaylen Robinson was born on January 25, 1995 in San Diego, California. From a young age, Jaylen was influenced by his father’s vintage music collection, and expanded his listening to reggae, hip hop, rap, rock, and R&B.[4] He attended college in Atlanta, Georgia, where he first started teaching himself how to rap.[5]

Career[edit]

Stone first released his first song "Chill Bill" on June 10, 2014 on his SoundCloud.[6] He wrote the song in the back of a police car.[7] Stone then went on to release his debut mixtape Straight Bummin' on February 8, 2015.[8] The music video for "Chill Bill" was released on June 25, 2015 on his friend's YouTube channel called "Twelve O'Seven".[9] Stone then released the song as his debut single on June 17, 2016.[10] The song debuted at number 99 on the Billboard Hot 100, and has so far reached number 29 on the chart.[11] The official remix of the song features American rappers DRAM, Denzel Curry and Cousin Stizz.[12] In September 2016, Stone released his second mixtape I'm Almost Ready.[13]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Mixtapes[edit]

List of mixtapes, with selected details
Title Details
Straight Bummin'[8]
  • Released: February 8, 2015
  • Label: Self-released
  • Format: Digital download
I'm Almost Ready[13]
  • Released: September 6, 2016
  • Label: RCA
  • Format: Digital download
Young Rob $Tone
  • Released: May 4, 2018
  • Label: RCA
  • Format: Digital download

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

List of singles as lead artist, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions scope="col"
US
[11]
US R&B
[14]
US Rap
[15]
CAN
[16]
"Chill Bill"
(featuring J. Davis and Spooks)
2015 29 8 7 53 Straight Bummin'

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chill Bill (Description)". Retrieved September 17, 2016.
  2. ^ "Rob $tone talks "Chill Bill" and putting San Diego on the map". Retrieved September 17, 2016.
  3. ^ "Straight Bummin' by Rob $TONE - Free Listening on SoundCloud". Retrieved September 17, 2016.
  4. ^ "Rob $tone - Biography - Billboard". Retrieved September 17, 2016.
  5. ^ "Daily Discovery: Rob $tone - PigeonsandPlanes". Retrieved September 17, 2016.
  6. ^ "Chill Bill by Rob $TONE - Free Listening on SoundCloud". Retrieved September 17, 2016.
  7. ^ "Rob $tone Wrote 'Chill Bill' After Getting Arrested: Fuse First Interview". Retrieved September 17, 2016.
  8. ^ a b "Straight Bummin' by Rob $TONE - Free Listening on SoundCloud". Retrieved September 17, 2016.
  9. ^ "Rob $tone - Chill Bill ft. J.Davis & Spooks (Dir. Alex Vibe)". Retrieved September 17, 2016.
  10. ^ "Chill Bill by Rob $tone on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved August 9, 2016.
  11. ^ a b "Rob $tone – Chart History: Billboard Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  12. ^ "Rob $tone - Chill Bill (Remix) Feat. D.R.A.M., Denzel Curry & Cousin Stizz [New Song]". Retrieved August 28, 2016.
  13. ^ a b "Stream Rob $tone's New Project "I'm Almost Ready" - HotNewHipHop". Retrieved September 17, 2016.
  14. ^ "Rob $tone – Chart History: Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  15. ^ "Rob $tone – Chart History: Hot Rap Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  16. ^ "Rob $tone. – Chart History: Canadian Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved October 25, 2016.
  17. ^ "Gold & Platinum - RIAA". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved July 5, 2017.

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