Jay Electronica's rise in the underground hip-hop scene is a 21st-century success story. The artist, who has yet to officially release an album, has thrived by releasing viral hits like "Eternal Sunshine (The Pledge)" and "Exhibit C," which let the New Orleans native's lyrical dexterity shine. Using looped movie scores in his sparse production style, he's also known for his skills as a beat maker, landing the first track on Nas' Untitled album, "Queens Get The Money." Hear Jay Electronica perform live from the Bonnaroo Music Festival in Manchester, Tenn.
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