The Break Presents: Jabee
Also check out: "Decency"
Name: Jabee Williams
Hometown: Oklahoma City , OK
I grew up listening to: Gospel like Willie Neal Johnson. Old school stuff like The Ohio Players and the Chi-lites. In terms of Rap music I listed to 2pac, Company Flow , E-40, MF Doom. Of course Jackson 5 and Michael Jackson. My dad always played old school hip hop too. Whodini, Grandmaster Flash , Melle Mel.
Most people don’t know I:Like to draw, or that I've done mission work in Ecuador. Most people dont know I have a tattoos of 2pac, Lauryn hill, and Huey P. Newton on my chest.
My style’s been compared to: I think I sound like Oklahoma! People always try to find simularities though. I've heard everything from Too Short, Nas, Kanye, MF Doom, Mos Def, to Brother Ali.
My standout records and/or moments to date have been: The "Stephanie" song with EL-P and him letting me jump on some of his tour dates. The video for that was a standout. Also getting props from Chuck D stands out as well. I've got some great things coming so I'm just trying to keep pushing.
My goal in Hip-Hop is: To be myself, be honest and make a living. To put on for Oklahoma and make music that will help inspire and that people will love.
I'm gonna be the next: I don't plan on being the next anything or anybody. I just wanna be the best Jabee... ACTUALLY I WANNA BE RAVEN SYMONES NEXT BOYFIREND!
To check out more of my music: Follow me on Twitter @MyNameIsJabee. Also check me out at iamjabee.bandcamp.com , soundcloud.com/Jabee-Williams , and Facebook.com/jabeemusic