The modern era of music has given way to enigmas and artists of all shapes and forms who break the norm of what we have come to expect as far as what an artist truly is. Matt Jones is one such artist that epitomises the essence of the modern era. A multi-talented Rapper born and raised in Tacoma, Washington. Matt Jones is making music that is thoughtful, conscious and driven by a desire to motivate, inspire, comfort and spread love and joy to all those that hear it.
He grew up in a music loving family, and has always been fascinated by music. His parents played a lot of jazz from musicians such as Boney James, Kenny G, Grover Washington Jr, George Duke and in turn that grew to influence the melodic inclinations of Matt towards beat selections. Matt then transitioned into recording his own music and He has spent 15 years honing his skills and gained skills to compose, produce, write, rap, mix, master and engineer his own projects. It was during this period of evolution that Matt Jones’s creativity and undeniable talent began to shine through. He ultimately developed a style of songwriting that is transparent, daring and full of hope and reflective of his experiences, thought and ambitions, turning pain into purpose and lessons into studio sessions.
Matt Jones has had a vast array of musical influences however he accredits the pivotal influences in his music to Rick Ross, Jay-z, J-Cole, Kendrick Lamar, Big Sean, Nipsey Hussle. This all culminates in Matt Jones producing a musical experience that is enjoyable, easy going and fun but still seeks to provoke thought and Matt Jones uses his music as a vehicle to express his perspectives and tell stories.
Matt Jones will be releasing his debut single “The Great Paper Chase” that will showcase his lyricism in a uniquely constructed piece of musical artistry. The Single is here to put the world on notice Matt Jones has Arrived! His music will exhibit not only his versatility and vocal prowess but will surely cement his style a hard hitting lyrical, minimal fanfare rapper and pave the way for the varied expressions of his musical ideas and artistic craft. This is the music that will push the boundaries of our perception as well as inspire and drive us to introspective conversations. It’s the music that may not change the world, but can change the people in the world
Planning to release his debut single after perfecting his craft for many years, The Great Paper chase drops this Friday, January 15th, 2021 on all Digital Music Platforms.
While we await the release of his new single, here's a nice piece of substance inspired by the distresses from the police brutality.