Butta 'Fly' Jonez ahails from Chicago, Illinois--the city known internationally as The Gangsta City.
Street legends like Al Capone, Larry Hoover, Iceberg Slim and Don 'Magic' Juan are Chicago natives so it's no surprise that much of The Street Queen's music describes street life.
ButtaFly writes music from the perspective of the female hustler--a stance few women are able to artfully pontificate. Her lyrics are daring, gritty, unapologetic and unflinchingly real. Lines like "I'd be your blow-up doll but money makes this bitch work" and "ladies are pimps too, gon' dust your shoulders off" are testaments to ButtaFly's ability to illustrate the hustle mentality of the modern woman.
ButtaFly has worked as a songwriter and vocal arranger for Chicago-based producers and artis