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5 at 5 with J.S.Free


Who are you?
    I'm an emcee who hails from southern california. I go by the name of "J.S.Free" but nicknames like freezer and just simply free get tossed around a lot. my real nam's Jeff though and I'm currently working on an album under the alias of "An'Ciet Free" pronounced aint shit free and the album's gonna be called "And I'm a Broke Mutha Fucka", look out for that.

What is your biggest motivation/inspiration?
    I think my dad's my biggest inspiration to pursue music. He used to be a DJ for several radio stations back in the day and i remember hanging out at the stations in the booth where they'd record and just feeling so comfortable behind a mic like that. He always used to pick apart music for me as a kid and the way he'd describe it got me really into the behind the scenes stuff.

When did you first realize you were talented in your craft?
    Probably in high school during lunch when all the rappers would gather in the cypher and just freestyle. There were a few emcees i looked up to in that circle who gave me props for my rhymes and it was sort of a wake up call to my writtens. Cause if they were feeling my off the head rhymes, i knew i could blow people away with what i could write down.

Where can fans see/hear more of your work?
    I have a bandcamp with my newest effort on there called "California Growth" and a mixtape of random old tracks called "Traces of Anthrax" as well. I also have a music myspace with some tracks on there...you guys can check that out here: www.jsfree.bandcamp.com or www.myspace.com/jsfreezy. also you can add me on facebook to get some exclusive tracks and beats i only share on there, i'm under the name "An'Ciet Free."

Why do you refuse to give up?
    I refuse to give up because i have too many people who believe i have what it takes to make it and if i did quit, i'd not only be letting myself down but all the people who got me where i am today. I've been doing this for about 10 years now and to quit would seem like a slap in the face to myself with all the progress I've made so far.

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