Today, Sept. 24, marks the birthday of Atlanta Trinidad Jame$, who now turns 31.

James burst onto the hip-hop scene in 2012 with his single, "All Gold Everything," which fittingly was certified Gold by the RIAA. His accomplishments led him to being named as of the members of XXL's 2013 Freshman Class.

After signing with Def Jam Records and putting out a debut album, Trinidad parted ways with the big name label in August 2014. Since then, Jame$ has been releasing his music independently and diversifying his talents. His 2015 release, Trips to Trinidad EP , came with the release a coffee table book of photography. In 2016, Trinidad linked up with Lil Dicky and Mystikal for "Just A Lil Thick," a track that helped remind folks why they liked Trinidad in the first place.

In 2017, James joined the cast of Independent, a web series that chronicles the lives of indie artists working toward success without the help of a major label.

Happy Birthday, Trinidad Jame$!

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