BoNeY-JaY

  • Genres
  • Hip-Hop
  • Rap
  • Awards and Nominations
    • SAMMIES 2019 Nominee★ Hip-Hop/Rap ★
  • Musicians
    • BoNeY-JaY — vocals
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Q & A

All-time favorite song?

02.04.19

"Get Out There" by The Jacka.

How do you describe your music to people?

02.04.19

Human music (balanced).

Tell us about how you first started gigging.

02.04.19

My first show was thrown by a good friend of mine who goes by the name of Sparks Across Darkness at the Blue Lamp while I attended Pinnacle College in 2014.

Tell us about your best gig in Sac.

02.04.19

Best show in Sac was the annual “DuBBLyFe closer” in December. I had a record attendance crowd at the Blue Lamp, and every performer had a outstanding set.

Tell us about your worst gig.

02.04.19

I would probably say my first show because i wasn’t ready for it mentally. I brought a CD for my set instead of a flash drive or emailing the DJ. So while I was performing on stage, the bass from the song made the CD skip and mess up the whole performance.

What artist or band are you a little embarrassed to love, and why?

02.04.19

Ice JJ Fish because he’s not afraid to perform.

What's next for you?

02.04.19

Releasing more music and planning a tour this year.

What's the story behind your stage name?

02.04.19

BoNeY was a nickname given to me by my late brother that I chose to use cuz of its uniqueness.

What's your favorite local artist/group?

02.04.19

Nate Curry, YouNG TaXX, ALi FaTz, HuNNiT F. RouNDZ.

Who are your biggest influences?

02.04.19

The Jacka, Nipsey Hussle, Rick Ross, Ab-Soul, ScHoolboy Q, Curren$y, Dom Kennedy, Freddie Gibbs, Jay-Z, Cam’ron.

Who first inspired you to play music?

02.04.19

My brothers were always into music, and I wanted to be like them so, I would say my brothers.

Words to live by?

02.04.19

Keep working until you LEVEL UP.

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