J-Live’s music has been a staple of inspiration for listeners of underground hip hop from New York to Cali and around the world. ‘The Upgrade’ is taken from J-Live’s forthcoming album on BBE, Then What Happened. In support of the record, J-Live is touring around the US as well as Canada, the UK, Europe.
‘The Upgrade’ is produced by Oddisee and features PosPlugWon of legendary rap group De La Soul. Live instrumentation provided by Rashawn Ross of Soulive.
“We not here now mainly to survive off rap/We tryin’ to eat more healthy than that, so/Not to tread water but to run laps/But see my legs been crampin’ since the starter gun clap/Not too many in the pool survive from that/So I learn how to stretch to avoid those traps”