- 7 years ago
Achieving success and longevity in the notoriously fickle music game is all about defying the norm and, as an artist who’s spent his life Going Against the Grain, Haitian-American emcee Jeff Chery has a considerable leg up on the competition. From his decision to leave a secure job in NYC and pursue his dreams in Atlanta, to his recent decision to drop former moniker “Pay$0z” in favor of his birth name, to the eclectic array of styles and sounds he incorporates into his musical output, the Haitian-American emcee has built his reputation on doing things his own way – and, as a result, he has listeners across the ‘net following his every move.
A regular fixture in the Booth since introducing himself with “Black Starz” in November ‘08, Chery has brought us old-school, lyrically-driven cuts, club-ready joints, and everything in between (including an exclusive freestyle!). Now, the emcee is finally getting ready to drop the DJBooth.net-sponsored “mix-album” album fans have been looking for