'Featured Artist...15/March/2024...jay_shephard

Jamaal Marc Anthony Saunders, known professionally as Jay Shephard, is world renowned for his distinct and original sound. This genre-blending singer is a dynamic reggae fusion artist and vocalist who was born and raised in Nassau, Bahamas. Early influences by artists such as Bob Marley, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Michael Jackson and Gentleman all formed the dynamic vibes released by this eclectic artist. The name "Jay Shephard" resulted from a traumatic near death experience that shifted the entire course of his life and steered young Jamaal onto a spiritual journey where he was gifted with the ability to sing.

Jay Shephard moulds his music to be medicine for the soul and therefore seeks to release strictly relatable sounds. From the deep roots of reggae, to the high tempo beats of dance hall combined with the modern sounds of pop, he appeals to an extensive audience. In 2013 Jay Shephard landed a distribution deal with SONY "RED" Distribution, which generated songs like "Sunshine" and "So High". Jay Shephard then went on to publish his book "Take A Shot at Your Dreams; Before Murphy's Law takes a Shot at you" to encourage persons to become the best version of themselves. In 2018 he started his entertainment company Good Vybz Nation LLC.

His current work with top producers Troyton Rami (Black Shadow Records), Omar Miller (Miller9 Records) and the Arkitechz all produced hits like "No Surrender", "One Time" and "Guide Me". His previous release "Lady Love" which is featured on the "Tropical Cruises to Jamaica; Reggae Collector's edition" album, proves that Jay continues to make an impact on both the local and international music community with his innovative style. His highly anticipated latest single "Miss You" released July 31st, 2020, is sure to get fans moving with it's Afro beat vibes.

Jay Shephard, continues to make his mark on the international music community with his innovative style and unique sound.


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