Named one of the Best New York Rappers of 2020 (Source VULTURE) Rising Brooklyn artist J.I. has released a video for his track ’20k’ as a surprise gift to his fans for his birthday. Last year he shared his EP, Hood Life Krisis Vol. 1 on his special day, which includes his summer breakout single “Need Me.” The hit song helped place the bourgeoning artist on the map and today has reached gold status and Top 20 at Urban Radio.
Thank you to the guy who put me on to JI & this track 🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/TvZt7CkYXa
— 9bills (@9bills) August 13, 2020
’20k’ appears on his label debut EP Welcome To GStarr Vol. 1, released this past July via G*Starr Ent./Geffen Records.
The EP gained support from Spotify who chose him to be the second artist on their RADAR program (helping share the stories of new emerging global artists with their users) and garnered recognition Billboard, Complex, XXL, ABC News, Pitchfork amongst others.
Watch the visual directed by Kid Art