Born in East London United Kingdom to both Angolan & Congolese parents, musician Jay Prince grew up in Canning Town, Newham. Influenced and exposed to an abundance of music, Prince always had a love for a range of styles growing up playing the piano, bass and guitar his influences stretch from Hip Hop, Rap, Soul, Rumba and Jazz.
Praised for his poetic and down to earth introspective lyrics amongst his musicality, Jay Prince shows diversity in how he bends genres experimenting ways to challenge listeners.
In 2015 Jay Prince released his debut EP “BeFOR Our Time” inspired by living in Canning Town and his experiences at a young age. Jay Prince went on to doing his debut UK/Europe tour and also gaining the support and recognition of Los Angeles based label Soulection where he would go on his first US & North American tour.
In 2016 Prince released the EP “Smile Good” featuring the well received single “Father, Father” featured in the 2019 video game Pro Evolution Soccer, also gaining recognition from Zane Lowe, Joe Kay, DJ Semtex and Annie Mac.
The most recent work of Jay Prince is the EP “WONDER” with songs such as “Run It Down” featured in NBA 2K20, and UKMVA award winning visual “BEAMLIGHT”