As New York City rap continues to evolve, J.I (formerly known as J.I the Prince of N.Y) is well-positioned for success in the city and beyond. A Puerto Rican Brooklyn native, J.I was raised on the classic East Coast hip-hop of legends like Nas, Big Pun, and DMX. As a charismatic 18-year-old who deals in the heart-on-sleeve melodics currently booming out of every car window across the five boroughs, popularized by hometown giants like A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie and Lil Tjay, it's easy to picture him as NYC's next breakout star.
Hood Life Krisis Vol. 1 and Vol. 2, released across the span of two months in late 2019, have garnered over 18 million streams on Audiomack to date. For Fine Tuned, J.I came through Audiomack Studios to perform his biggest hit so far, "Need Me," backed by Matt Composure on piano.
For more J.I, including the original version of "Need Me," follow the artist's verified account on Audiomack.
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