Presented by My Executive Room Presents: Austin DSCVR


Mar 18, 2023

8:30pm – 8:40pm CT

Half Step

Jay-Way makes globetrotting hip-hop. It's a diverse sound with European and American roots, combining rap's rhythmic delivery with the progressive hooks of pop, the laidback cool of soul music, and the optimistic outlook of gospel. Tying the package together is a multi-lingual artist who's never been afraid to break boundaries or challenge conventions.
Jay-Way's next album continues the songwriter's tradition of breaking down borders. "I'm bringing all of my worlds together," he explains. "I'm combining the rap music I made at the start of my career with a pop approach, a rock approach, and a melodic approach. With this project, I'm moving to my own tempo."
Jay-Way keeps that pen moving, an album that proves he's worthy not only of sharing the same space as his heroes, but of establishing his own territory within the hip-hop space, too.
He's building his own inclusive community — a place where rap, rock, pop, and faith all meet... and everyone is welcome.

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