Hailing from New York, Jon Jeremy is a driven, passionate and charismatic artist with a unique approach to his blend of hip-hop and alternative. His music is all about connecting with listeners through high-energy, uplifting melodies, and thought-provoking lyrical flow that echoes forward-thinking and eclecticity. There are no rules in music, just what you set out to achieve. This is the mindset behind Jon’s unique kaleidoscope of sounds and lyrics!
Where are you from?
How long have you been making music?
How many songs /albums have you released to date?
2 ep’s “I Hate Beautiful” & “Day Won”
1 Lp “Songs for Steve”
available at www.vocalfolks.com
Can you tell us about your latest release and the background and inspirations behind it?
Newest project is “Paint like a child”
the single is “Stairway”
it’s a project that is very fun and adventurous. very excited to release it.
How have you ended up in the music industry?
through years of networking and constant focus on getting my music heard.
There’s no work like hard work! 😉
What do you think of the music industry in 2015?
independent music is opening up a new world of creativity and gives everyone with little or no budget to display their art and be heard. The playing field is evening out for major and indie alike.
Who do you think the most influential artist?
there’s many great artists. Michael Jackson has had a huge impact on music point blank.
Who have you collaborated with so far in your career?
Louis Logic from Brooklyn and MTV2 Host Mac Lethal from Kansas City.
Along with DJ T, Seany Juevos, Sargon & Franky Gray, Level, Joey Battz, Thoughtz, Kristen Baum and Mike East.
and recently I’m collaborating with a good friend Ryan Cassata on my new album! you should check out his music and everyone else I mentioned as well.
How do you think you differ from other artists?
sounds cliché but I just think we each have something unique about what we bring to the table. I look forward to displaying my new work to show my individuality and artistic brand
Dead or alive, who would be your dream collaboration?
lol how about Jon Jeremy featuring Weird Al and Biggie!
What was the first album you bought?
first? don’t remember. most impactive?
“it was written” by Nas
What’s your favorite song at the moment?
Professional Rapper by Lil Dicky
If you had to sell your music collection tomorrow, what album would you leave in your draw?
Watsky – a new kind of sexy mixtape
What is your favorite saying?
A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.
George A. Moore
What other hobbies or interests do you have?
movies. I’m addicted to Netflix. I enjoy anything having to do with Batman as well.
Do you have any tattoos or piercings?
yes. an anchor, guardian angel and some kanji lettering.
Tell us more about your upcoming project or this new project?
it’s really just me having as much fun as i could possibly have creating visuals and stretching words along with concepts that I find interesting at the moment.
What’s in the pipeline after this project?
probably a mixtape with many features.
Thank you for your time and may you carry on making great, fresh music.
Thank You guys for a great interview! Thanks to all my family and friends and of course God!