- Real name: Timothy Elpadaro Thedford
- Nickname: Jay Elec
- Hometown: New Orleans, Louisiana
- Label: Roc Nation
20 Fictional Characters Pick Their Favorite Rappers
“You seem unquestionably bored out of your fucking mind,” which, yes.
From André 3000 to Jay Electronica: The Weight of a Hip-Hop Legend
Be kind to the legends going the distance, you never know what they’re going through.
Jay Electronica Completes His Cipher with ‘A Written Testimony’
Jay Electronica’s always got one more trick up his sleeve.
The Thrill of the Unknown: Making a Musical Legacy
There’s no better example of a history-making career-artist than Beyoncé.
Which Rappers Haven’t Released Their Best Albums Yet?
We’ll see you in the comments.
Jay Electronica's Engineer Speaks: Why ‘Act II’ Never Came Out & Other Stories
“In my view, the shit that makes people love him, is the same shit that makes people mad.”
15 Most Disappointing Legacies In Rap and Their NBA Counterparts, Ranked
Who failed most to live up to their potential?
We Found Jay Electronica’s 'Act II'—It’s Been Hiding in Plain Sight
Jay Electronica’s album is not going to save the world. It’s not going to save hip-hop. But it may do something else.
5 Years After “Control,” Ranking the Relevancy of All 11 Rappers Kendrick Called Out
From Drake to Jay Electronica, we tracked the course of 11 careers since that game-changing verse five years ago.
6 Rappers Who Could've, Should've, But Never Reached the Mountaintop
For a select few, it's still not too late.
Is It Better to Release Too Much or Too Little Music in 2017?
In an era with more freedom to release music than ever before, the timing of those releases remains a delicate, high-wire act.
8 Instant Reactions to Jay Electronica's New "Letter to Falon" Record
"Not even a budget Kid Cudi hook could take away from the impact of these bars."
A DOOM & Jay Electronica Collab is Coming This Year
MF Doom and Jay Electronica have a "brand new jam" on the horizon.
From Noname to Jay Electronica, the Curious Case of Hip-Hop's Hermits
It takes a special artist to be out of sight but not out of mind.
Playboi Carti Calls Himself & Lil Uzi Vert the "Jay Electronica of Mumble Rap"
If Roc Marciano can become a huge fan of Young Thug, anything is possible.
Jay Electronica Once Again Reminds Us That We're Never Getting an Album
Surprise! The exhausting saga of waiting for 'Act II' continues.
Jay Electronica Returns With a New Verse, But Where’s the Album?
Jay Electronica appears on Emeli Sandé’s new album. We just wish he’d release his own already.
Jay Electronica Pretends to Rap in New Toyota Car Commercial
While we continue to wait for a new album, Toyota taps Jay Elect to fake-rap in their new commercial.