When and why did you start playing/creating music?
jaye: I started playing the drums when I was 10 because I felt like I could express myself on it.
What are your main impulses to write about music?
jaye: Personal struggles.
Which famous musicians do you admire? Why?
jaye: Pharrell Williams, Gorillaz
What are your fondest musical memories?
jaye: Watching The Red Hot Chili Peppers live. Also, as a kid when I used to tune in to MTV to catch Eminem’s latest music video.
What is your biggest challenge as a solo artist?
jaye: Making decisions.
Is there anyone you'd like to acknowledge for offering financial or emotional support?
jaye: My close friends and family.
Had you ever faced rejection from the public? If so, how did you deal with it?
jaye: I have not, thankfully.
What was the worst and the best comments you have ever received about your music?
jaye: The best was when someone said that my music was what kept him alive. As for worst, I’ve erased those from my memory.
What is the weirdest or funniest question you’ve ever been asked?
jaye: I have been asked one too many times if I was a male or female.
Which one of your songs you feel is your best one so far? Why?
jaye: ADHD, because of its unique 4-in-1 song concept.
About ADHD, it has a very interesting, interactive music video. Can you tell us more about it? Where the idea came from? What were the challenges in making the music video?
jaye: Glad you like it. It is basically a music video where you get to choose which paths you want me to take. I was inspired by Netflix’s Bandersnatch. It was smooth process!
If you could give only one message to followers of your music, what would it be?
jaye: Express yourself.
Any last words?
jaye: Don’t take life so seriously, Please.
Follow Jaye On