El-Jay's high-energy Neo-Soul, R&B and Pop flow music
captures the heart and transport audiences back in time as
era of classic soul. Entertainment and music have always
been present in El-Jay’s life as he began to demonstrate creativity while showing interest in acting, music, and modeling
at an early age. Apart from teaching himself how to dance at the tender age of five, El-Jay drew inspiration from Michael Jackson. He began to mimic Michael’s every move and entertained others with his adaptation of this well-known artist. El-Jay was born in Northridge, California and being the oldest of three children of multi-platinum artist, Rome, whose big hit was “I Belong to You”, he has a lifetime of musical influence from his father.
During his middle and high school years, El-Jay put music on hold and
jumped into playing sports. After his first year of college, he was drawn
back to his musical roots and he picked up where he left off with his singing,
writing, acting, modeling and dancing. Given El-Jay's raw talent and true
nature, his reaL potential came to the fore when he had the opportunity to
sing on Rome’s independent album “To the Highest” as well as “People of This World” video. El-Jay was featured in the movie "Never Heard" directed by Josh Webber and his song was on the official soundtrack of the movie. He also appeared in major TV shows, countless commercials and music videos with over 700 million views including "Swang" by Rae Sremmurd, “F with Your” by KidInk, "Bio Terra Commercial", and "Jay The Cheater". El-Jay landed his first lead movie role in "Babylon" portraying a character named Legend.
In 2018, El-Jay won the Hollywood Music Media Award for Best Rap/Hiphop, while his hit singles, “My Bae: Remix” with 41 million streams.Recently, he released a new album
"Intentions" which is projected to be a full of radio smash hits. Also, his new hit single "Special" is hitting top 40 Radio March. With some legend features, El-Jay has hit over 1 million followers on Instagram. He has performed on several high school tours, and he is currently touring with Power 106 in the Los Angeles County.