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12 September, 2012 2:19 am

The original “As I Start” is the intro skit to J-Live’s latest album S.P.T.A. Said Person of That Ability. On “As I Start (Over)”, J revisits the track with a verse to bring people up to speed on things. The video was shot and edited in its entirety at J’s home studio in Decatur, GA. [cont.]

23 May, 2012 3:24 am

Taken from the upcoming album, Broken Sunlight.

8 May, 2012 7:03 am

The new Illus album, Family First, will be available on iTunes and everywhere music is sold on May 29th. Video Shot by Dyami Serna. Song produced by J-Live.

23 February, 2012 6:08 pm

J-Live & Ekundayo link up for one classic combo over the soulful beat by Nefarious! Recorded at Salem Psalms Library this track encompasses all the positive energy around the A3C festival. The Beatz & Lyrics Show w/ Jayforce & Salem Psalms present Beatz & Lyrics 2 Go Vol. 2, the project recorded completely during the [cont.]

4 January, 2012 4:13 pm

Pun intended. The J-Lives continue to advocate for their present album, “S.P.T.A.” with blasts from the past. The Triple Threat trio is back for the new year, spitting over the classic four verse track, from The Roots’ “Illadelph Halflife”, in its entirety. As there are only three J-Lives, they enlisted the help of MarQ Spekt [cont.]

24 November, 2011 8:21 pm

J-Live “The Authentic”. Directed by Will Feagins Jr. From the album “S.P.T.A. Said Person of That Ability”. J-Live approaches “The Authentic” and much of the album, as if he were a three man group, rather than a solo emcee. Track produced by Marco Polo.

2 November, 2011 6:42 am

As seen recently, live on the main stage at the A3C Festival, J-Live covers Dwyck in it’s entirety. This studio recording is from the highly anticipated, soon to be released mixtape “The Live Supremacy”. J-Live, in typical three man team S.P.T.A. fashion, covers the classic Nice & Smooth Gang Starr collaboration. Complete with homage to [cont.]

6 October, 2011 3:01 pm

J-Live has been around seemingly forever. Yet while some consider 2001’s The Best Part to be a classic and this reviewer thinks of “Satisfied” off 2002’s All of the Above to be one of hip-hop’s best songs (and surely the best post-9/11 anthem in any genre), his career has been kind of a mishmash of [cont.]

21 September, 2011 7:27 am

Customers that pre-order J-Live’s S.P.T.A. (Said Person Of That Ability) CD directly from J-Live (hitting Sept 27th), will not only receive an autographed copy, but also the Undivided Attention EP on CD. Not a bad deal….. TRACKLIST: 1 As I Start 2 From Scratch 3 The Authentic 4 Watch Sun Watch (feat. YC The Cynic) [cont.]

31 August, 2011 12:14 pm

J-Live’s latest is due September 27th, on his own Triple Threat Productions imprint. The album features production by J-Live, RJD2, Nicolay of Foreign Exchange, The Audible Doctor, Illastrate, Korede, Floyd The Locsmif, Marco Polo and Diamond D. 1 As I Start 2 From Scratch 3 The Authentic 4 Watch Sun Watch (feat. YC The Cynic) [cont.]

10 August, 2011 5:14 am

This mixtape is the first installment of “The Live Trilogy”. The Live Identity is a collection of J-Live songs, old, new, rare, hot and classic. The tracks range from the first singles of the mid 90s to the new single for the upcoming album “S.P.T.A. Said Person Of that Ability”. S.P.T.A. hits the web and [cont.]

27 July, 2011 3:38 pm

J-Live’s next LP, S.P.T.A. (Said Person Of That Ability), has been pushed back about a month, with a new date of September 27th. J spoke to HipHopSite in April about what to expect from the album.

27 April, 2011 12:59 am

J-Live speaks with HipHopSite’s own DJ Pizzo about his recently released Undivided Attention EP, as well as his upcoming album, S.P.T.A. (Said Person Of That Ability), which will include production from RJD2, Diamond D, Floyd Da Locksmith, Marco Polo, and some guy named J-Live.

15 April, 2011 8:14 pm

J-Live Speaks On His Early Career from HipHopSite.Com on Vimeo. HipHopSite.Com’s DJ Pizzo speaks with J-Live about the origins of his first single “Braggin’ Writes”, as well as his time as a teacher in Brooklyn.

3 April, 2011 7:44 pm

This is the lead single to the Who is Wriggly Scott EP which is a tightly produced collection of 8 Hip Hop tracks from DJ Solo, a Brittish-born DJ and producer. Influential in the Middle Eastern Hip Hop scene, DJ Solo has put together a host of collaborations from around the world including MCs from [cont.]

12 January, 2011 12:54 am

J-Live has released the first single from his next LP, S.P.T.A. (Said Person Of That Ability), with Diamond D on the track. Purchase now via Bandcamp.

17 November, 2010 6:47 pm

Floyd The Locsmith teams with J-Live for this new digi-single, taken from his forthcoming Devine Dezignz #3: Dirty Canvas project, due December or January. LISTEN: Floyd The Locsmif – “Talk About” (feat J-Live) Via: BLS

11 November, 2010 6:59 pm

There is rarely an artist that is so much more than just an artist. Case in point is J-Live. Going on nearly 15 years in the hip-hop game, J-Live is an emcee who never succumbed to the mainstream, never dumbed down his lyrics or production, and remained true to what is now referred to as [cont.]

27 October, 2010 6:19 am

This is the “official” viral web video for J-Live’s summer banger “The Way That I Rhyme” featuring Boog Brown. This track is on J-Live’s new 6 song EP “Undivided Attention” which comes out Nov 2nd digitally and on vinyl. “Directed” by J-Live, shot by Anthony Alston & J-Live, edited by Eljay Williams. Song produced by [cont.]

5 October, 2010 6:46 am

Here’s a first look at J-Live’s Undivided Attention EP, dropping November 4th. This is the precursor to the S.P.T.A. (Said Person Of That Ability) LP (pronounced “Spitta”), dropping next year. TRACKLIST: 1. HOME OR AWAY (produced by Korede) 2. THE WAY THAT I RHYME (f/ Boog Brown)(produced by Korede) 3. HOW I FEEL (produced by Nicolay) [cont.]

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