Nigerian-Born, Atlanta-Bred Internet Sensation Daye Jack Announces Surf The Web EP, Releasing September 23rd

Zane Lowe Premieres Glitch-Stomp Banger “The Deep End” on Apple Music’s Beats 1

9.08.2016

Critical Praise for Daye Jack:

Daye Jack has been slowly solidifying himself as one of the most unique young voices in hip-hop right now, thanks to a number of fantastic projects that show the true breadth of his impressive versatility.” – Pigeons & Planes

Daye Jack carries a powerful message”. – Billboard

“If you don’t know Daye Jack (pronounced Die-aye Jack) yet, you will soon.”Mass Appeal

Meet the new wunderkind of celestial hip-hop pop”The Guardian 
 
“Daye Jack has no trouble standing out. His ability to combine complex song structures, vocal melodies, and soulful production gives his music a weight that so many of the artists making the club bangers of the month will never achieve.”Complex
“Daye Jack is …extremely talented at a young age and swirling together the styles that previously had been so carefully separated, all with a big grin. Whether he’s rapping or doling out sweet melodies, it’s all working”Huffington Post
The Announcement:

A 20-year-old polymath who raps like Ma$e and sings like Justin TimberlakeDaye Jack just might be Hip-Hop’s next major crossover star. Born in Nigeria and raised in Atlanta, Daye [pronounced Die-Yay] boasts an impressive versatility, alternating softly sung high-energy pop tracks, with ferocious electro-hop rap bangers. After demonstrating his ability with several projects over the past couple years, Daye Jack announces his most focused effort yet with Surf The Web EP, releasing September 23rd via Warner Bros. Records. Surf The Web is the Los Angeles-based artist’s second retail EP, with seven standout tracks about human lives in a digital world, including previously released tracks like the accurately titled “Raw,” played more than 348,000 times on SoundCloud, which features snapping boom-bap drums and “Death of Auto-Tune”-style guitars, and “Finish Line,” (120,000 plays on SoundCloud) a futuristic pop-rap banger about motivating yourself to realize your goals. Featuring a guest appearance from Dev09 and production from the likes of Mike Elizondo (50 Cent, Eminem), Klas Ahlund (Robyn, Katy Perry, Madonna), Stefan Graslund (Charli XCX), Kiko Merley (Allan Kingdom) and MAG (Flo Rida’s “My House), Surf the Web is a blockbuster fusion of genres and the purest manifestation of Daye’s artistic vision yet.

Surf The Web is inspired by L.A.,” explains Daye Jack. “You’re getting the job done, but you’re doing it in a chill way—remaining clear and concise. The sonics were really inspired by early aughts classics likeJustified and Speakerboxxx/The Love Below. I got really clear-headed in Los Angeles, and I wanted to make music you could listen to forever.”

Daye Jack moved with his family from Nigeria to Atlanta at the age of six. In Atlanta, he split his time between playing soccer, slinging computer code, singing in choir, and listening to the likes of Eminem, OutKast, and 50 Cent. After high school, Daye earned a scholarship to NYU, majoring in Computer Science and furthering his musical development by absorbing the works of Chance The Rapper, Joey Bada$$, and Mac Miller and deriving creative inspiration from his talented classmates. In 2014, Daye released his breakthrough mixtape Hello Worldwhich caught the attention of Max Martin, who signed him to his publishing imprint, and Warner Bros. Records exec and producer Mike Elizondo, who signed him to a record deal. Since releasing his Soul Glitch EP in 2015, Daye has earned praise from outlets such as Billboard, Pitchfork and Pigeons & Planes, collaborated with the likes of Killer MikeAriana Grande, and Tori Kelly, and toured packed venues with Lukas Graham and Pell. Surf The Web is the latest step on Daye Jack’s evolutionary ladder.

Today, Zane Lowe premiered the hater-demolishing “Deep End,” the closing track from Surf The Web, on his radio show on Apple Music’s Beats 1. Alternating percussive rhymes with delicate falsetto, “Deep End” is an ideal expression of the young artist’s breadth of talent. “There’s a reason the EP concludes on ‘Deep End,’” explains Daye Jack. “The song is about going down that rabbit hole of the internet. You click on one headline, and then you click on another. You watch one YouTube video, and then you watch more. By the time a few hours have passed, you realize how messed up the world can be.” Listeners might experience a similar feeling when diving into Surf The Web, absorbing its vast sonic detail over repeated listens.

Listen to “Deep End”: https://soundcloud.com/dayejack/deep-end-1/s-rVxaB

Pre-order Surf The Webhttp://smarturl.it/stw.preorder

artworks-000176435038-avnssp-t500x500Daye Jack Background:

Daye Jack moved with his family from Nigeria to Atlanta at the age of six. In Atlanta, he split his time between playing soccer, slinging computer code, singing in choir, and listening to the likes of Eminem, OutKast, and 50 Cent. After high school, Daye earned a scholarship to NYU, majoring in Computer Science and furthering his musical development by absorbing the works of Chance The Rapper, Joey Bada$$, and Mac Miller and deriving creative inspiration from his talented classmates. In 2014, Daye released his breakthrough mixtape Hello Worldwhich caught the attention of Max Martin, who signed him to his publishing imprint, and Warner Bros. Records exec and producer Mike Elizondo, who signed him to a record deal. Since releasing his Soul Glitch EP in 2015, Daye has earned praise from outlets such as Billboard, Pitchfork and Pigeons & Planes, collaborated with the likes of Killer MikeAriana Grande, and Tori Kelly, and toured packed venues with Lukas Graham and Pell. Surf The Web is the latest step on Daye Jack’s evolutionary ladder.


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“Deep End”: https://soundcloud.com/dayejack/deep-end-1/s-rVxaB

“Raw”: https://soundcloud.com/dayejack/raw-1

“Finish Line”: https://soundcloud.com/dayejack/finish-line-2

“Hands Up” ft. Killer Mike: https://soundcloud.com/dayejack/handsup

Soul Glitchhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/soul-glitch/id1007982194

Hello World: http://indy.livemixtapes.com/mixtapes/31162/daye-jack-hello-world.html