Austin Summer Jam 2018: JSoulja

Austin Summer Jam 2018: JSoulja

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JSoulja tells Chris about his history as an artist and the future of the Austin music scene. For all hiphop fans who want to know what goes on behind the scenes, dive in. For artists, get inspired.



JSoulja is making heads turn with his raw lyrical talent. With doing shows from Wale to TDE as well as other big name artist, JSoulja is quickly becoming a local as well as a statewide favorite. In 2015 & 2016 JSoulja accomplished being an official SXSW artist while headlining & producing 2 events. JSoulja is working with his own in-house music team and movement “4Life4Ever” which includes a collective of producers and artist . ​ 2018, JSoulja was selected by international cigar company "SwisherSweets" to become part of their elite class of HipHop artist/endorsers. JSoulja is working close knit with the company to help brand himself as well as the company by performing at their exclusive concerts titled "Swisher Pack Night" along side with artist such as Gucci Mane, Fetty Wap, & Machine Gun Kelly. ​ JSoulja’s knack for lyricism and his charisma on the track has him standing out from the rest of his peers in his hometown. JSoulja has made it clear that he is one of the premiere artists not only in Austin, but across the U.S.


Austin's Hip Hop, R&B, Pop and Soul Artists are beginning to take the city by storm. In appreciation of these artists' creativity and hard work, KUTX'S The Breaks and The Hakone Agency are presenting Austin's inaugural Summer Jam event on Friday August, 31st. The event will be hosted by Austin's #1 hip hop radio show, The Breaks, who have seflessly merged both national and local acts on their Saturday night radio show. The hosts, Confucius and Fresh, not only want to highlight the hottest artists in the city, but also to bring various pieces of our community together, uniting in appreciation of Austin's vibrant music community.

Sponsors include: Austin Revitalization Authority—Great American Smiles—Zilker Brewing Company—EQ Austin—Pure Gold Realty—Austin Chronicle

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