Maxy Jay born and bred in Chitungwiza a town just outside of Harare .Maxie Julius as he was commonly known growing up was a bit mischievous would always would sit with the elderly as they listen to music thus his love for music was born at a tender age . He was more exposed to the hip hop of Jay z , Nas ,Lil Wayne to mention but a few, so started his love for poetry and rap
Maxy Jay came into the limelight with a single entitled “Tyoki Steady Chilla”. This single got him nominated for the Chitungwiza Music Awards (CMEL Awards) under the ‘Song of the Year’ Category. He has also performed on big shows like Changamire Hip Hop Festival as well as the all popular Shoko Festival. For the whole of 2018, he has been performing in cities like Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong. In August, he put up a massive performance at the Asian Music Festival with the Russian DJ Queen AnnaExcelle. Maxy Jay released his debut project called Half of Me with tracks such as Emotions which made a storm on radio and other platforms. He also had a hit single called ‘Ghetto King’ ‘Zvanga Tichida’ is a single he made featuring Ti Gonzi has been tearing roofs down in Zim Hip Hop
Currently based in China as he further his studies , some might say his fall back plan . Being in China has exposed him to different cultures and people who is now evident in his conduct.
True Story Ep
The True Story Ep is the second project by Maxy Jay. It is a 5 track masterpiece that is greatly influenced by the hardships faced in the Ghetto. The title itself showcases every aspect of the society at large including religion, family and love. The Ep talks about the rapper’s experience as well as the activities that occur in the Ghetto. It brings out the real essence of being in the Ghetto.Various producers were involved in making this awesome Ep. Some of the producers include Mclyne, Victor Enlisted and YUNGADONiS. He also features artists such as Ti Gonzi and Sharky. This Ep shows a lot of growth in Maxy Jay as an Artist as well as a person. True Story is a mature Ep and you will definitely notice that it came from his heart. The Ep was released on the 11th of November, this year. The videos will be coming out by the end of the month.
Maxy Jay is a man of vision and hard-worker , he has set realistic goals for himself music wise . He owns his record label Chevkmate Ent in which he is singed under , he is also a producer dreaming of setting up a studio in his home town so that younger generation will not face his struggles in the come up. he wants to go mainstream in the hip hop cirles and music industry as a whole , conquering Africa and collaborating with big names such a Cassper Nyovest , Sakodie , Ice Prince and Nasty C.