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BBC Radio 1Xtra's Hot 4 2011: Jay Electronica - Shiny Suit Theory

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Jay Electronica is an American rapper best known for the Just Blaze-produced track Exhibit C, which was released in late 2009, although he first came to the public’s attention in 2007. On 12th November 2010, Jay-Z announced that Jay Electronica was officially the newest member of his own Roc Nation record label / management company, home to acts like J Cole, Wale and Willow Smith. Jay Electronica has yet to release a full-length album but has released two official singles to date, Exhibit A and Exhibit C, which won a Sucker Free Summit Award for Instant Classic. He has been heavily supported by DJ Semtex and 1Xtra were the only national station to playlist Exhibit C.

Available since: Wed 22 Dec 2010


Jay Electronica

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BBC Radio 1Xtra's Stories The Next Big Thing

A musical profile of four of the brightest hopes in urban music for 2011.

First broadcast: 09 Jan 2011

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