St. Louis native, Jaylien releases the visual to his hit single, “Lucky Guy”
John “JAYLIEN” Wesley – the founder of the record label imprint, Bless and See Music – is a multi-talented producer, songwriter & singer from St. Louis, MO. He first gained prominence as a producer and songwriter for Akon. Throughout his career, he has achieved recognition for his work on Akon’s Freedom (2008), and producing and writing the single “Beautiful” featuring Colby O’Donnis and Kardinal Official.
In 2013, Jaylien went on co-wrote will.i.am’s “Scream & Shout” featuring Britney Spears. “Shout” went on to sell close to four million singles in the US alone. Since “Shout”, he has produced and written for Cody Simpson, Cheryl Cole, LL Cool J, Quincy Jones, and many others. Most recently, he’s has completed work for Chris Brown, Keyshia Cole (via Epic) and Ty Dolla $ign on their upcoming albums.
Under Bless and See, JAYLIEN discovered and developed GOOD Music’s Kacy Hill. He produced her breakout single, “Experience”, which ultimately led to her signing with Kanye West in 2014. He officially kicked off his solo career in October 2015 when The FADER premiered the music video for his debut single, “Hotel Costes,” calling it, “a perfect song for the radio.” After the premiere, he went on to make his live debut, opening for The-Dream’s Genesis Tour 2016.
Since his live debut, he has shared the stage with Jeremih & Marc E Bassy at The Observatory; as well as; performed along Sammy Adams for a Live Nation live-stream concert at Irving Plaza.
This Artist is Someone to Watch
On July 15, 2016, JAYLIEN released his debut EP Summer’s Over. Since its release, JAYLIEN and Summer’s Over featured on TIDAL’s Rising Artist. Also, The Source Magazine, 2DopeBoyz, Apple Music’s New Artist Spotlight (“We Fcuk”) and New Music (Summer’s Over EP) on the homepage. To date, ‘Summer’s Over’ EP has accumulated over 2.5 million streams on Spotify and Apple Music alone. In December 2016, COMPLEX premiered JAYLIEN’s “Summer’s Over” music video and NYLON Magazine featured on JAYLIEN.
JAYLIEN is already geared to release new music & visuals in 2017, expect a lot more from this rising talent very soon.
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