Jay Honest surprised many this past year!
Kicking off 2020 with Honest’s debut album, ‘Beautiful Misery’ on January 13th to his most recent release’Tempted to Touch with Tribe Mafia, the Canadian artist has totalled over 1.5 Million streams this year alone.
(1.3 on Spotify as seen below)
Looking back on 2020
Jay Honest surpassed even his own expectations, learning Swahili and Italian further adding versatility and proving his dedication to his passion, Honest also stepped out of his own style* to approach different genres of music, including but not limited to Gengetone, RnB, and Dancehall.
*Jay Honest’s music genre remains unspecified on Google platforms, Latino Hiphop is currently the artist closest style match -source: google.ca
Official is one of four in Jay Honest’s January lineup
The upbeat song that suits any occasion, was picked out of four to be released first as Jays own way of previewing the new year, and what he’ll be showcasing on his platform.
“Official is just the beginning” - Jay Honest speaks on his next release, ‘Official’
Just like ‘Holiday Season’
‘Official’ is self written, mixed and mastered by Jay Honest, and Honest claims this year will be very different in terms of production for his music.
“It’s way more difficult and way more frustrating to have stems being passed back and fourth between a producer because he forgot to take out a breath that should’ve been out, or and ad-lib you meant to leave in there, but on the final they took it off, and you don’t want to send it back once again, and miss your release date, the best advice I can give is, go to college, buy your own studio and learn how to do it yourself.”
Jay Honest was enrolled Musitechnic Centre de formation pour les techniques de production audio et musicales, Training centre for techniques in audio and music production in Montreal, Quebec in 2018.