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DonJayyThaGrimlen – California Love

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Oct 30 2020

HHO: Introduce yourself to the fans

DONJAYYTHAGRIMLEN: Whats’up world my name is DONJAYYTHAGRIMLEN and I am 29 years old

HHO: How did your artist name come about?

DONJAYYTHAGRIMLEN: My artist name came about because everyone calls me Djay my first name starts with Don even though its 10 letters in my government name so I merged Don and put jay together I added another Y so its Donjayy because someone tryed to use the name or is using the name Donjay and got my music took down from apple music and other platforms, so I added tha grimlen behind Donjayy because ppl say I’m mean alot of women say evil so Donjayythagrimlen is the name it’s long but unique

HHO: Where are you from?

DONJAYYTHAGRIMLEN: I’m from Compton California the home of Easy E, DJ Quick and YG

HHO: Who were your musical influences growing up?

DONJAYYTHAGRIMLEN: My musical influences were Nipsey Hussle, Tupac, Biggie Smalls, DMX, Eminem, Ice Cube, Cassidy, DJ Quik, Avanti, Missy Elliot and Lil Wayne

HHO: What hip-hop albums did you grow up listening to?

DONJAYYTHAGRIMLEN: DMX albums, 50 Cent albums, Nipsey Hussle Albums and Easy E

HHO: What is the current single/project that you are promoting?

DONJAYYTHAGRIMLEN: A song with Chicago native Doodie Lo song is called add it up

HHO: How did the record come about?

DONJAYYTHAGRIMLEN: I was in my recording studio in los angeles heard the beat and the rest was history I recorded the song ,took a trip to atl for my homies label meeting barbecue and met doodie lo with all the otf squad next thing u know he heard the song and it was a wrap he laid his verse.

HHO: What would be your dream collaboration with any rapper or producer?

DONJAYYTHAGRIMLEN: My dream collaboration would have been with Nipsey and I say that because that’s a artist I looked up to since 2007 when he first dropped watching his transition and growth inspired me.

HHO: Are you currently touring or have any upcoming shows?

DONJAYYTHAGRIMLEN: Currently I’m not touring or having shows due to covid 19

HHO: How is the response from your fans & djs been?

DONJAYYTHAGRIMLEN: I get positive energy from fans and djs almost everyone that hears my music loves it

HHO: What artists do you listen to the most?

DONJAYYTHAGRIMLEN: The artist I listen to the most I would say Is myself

HHO: What are your plans for 2020? What are you doing that others are not?

DONJAYYTHAGRIMLEN: My plans for 2020 are to just go harder each and everyday I gotta do more then what I did yesterday,and I cant say what others are doing because I’m in my own lane I dont worrie about what ppl do ya know I just do me it’s all love tho

HHO: How can your fans reach you?

DONJAYYTHAGRIMLEN: Fans can reach me on instagram @donjayythagrimlen
Twitter @mbwdonjay Snapchat @therealdonjay

HHO: Any last words or shout outs?

DONJAYYTHAGRIMLEN: I’d like to say shout out to all my loved ones that support me and my fans, but mostly to all the ppl I’ve lost this year