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Video: 1TakeJay – “Baby” ft. Kalan.frfr

The Compton Spitter Gets Romantic In the Crisp and Melodic Highlight from Jay’s G.O.A.T. Project

Critical Praise:

“1TakeJay is the charming, milly rocking rapper with a contagious energy who is capturing the hearts of L.A. rap fans. The larger-than-life personality, who will photoshop himself into an Instagram photo with your girl if you insult him in his DMs, is the breakout star of the emerging One TakeBoyz crew.” – Pitchfork

“With a distinct West Coast bounce and contagious energy, 1TakeJay creates records that are perfect for turning up in the club. His animated flow earned him play in car speakers all across L.A., while his quick-witted and comedic lyricism in songs like “Acro” (“Jumped out the bed just to jump in yo’ bitch DM,” he raps) have brought him viral attention.” – XXL

“Other L.A. rappers make bangers, but Jay, like 1Take group mates 1TakeTeezy, 1TakeQuan, and 1TakeTy makes exclusively bangers.” – Noisey

‘Listen to just one song by 1Take Jay—seriously, pick a song, any song—and it’s unlikely you’ll forget him anytime soon. Jay’s unmistakable “Wait, hol up” ad-libs have been ringing out at parties throughout LA for the past year, while his Wait, Hol Up album has helped to solidify him as one of the city’s next titans.” – DJBooth

The Video:

The L.A. rap scene’s leading ladies man, 1TakeJay has a one-track mind. Taking one of his baddest to the arcade for a good time, Jay shares Baby,” his new video. Blessed with a hook from smooth-voiced Angeleno Kalan.frfr, “Baby” is a effortlessly bouncy ode to the woman in Jay’s life, as he delivers a torrent of X-rated bars. In the video, Jay takes his girl to an arcade (not the “Arco“), taking time to play some NBA Jam and Mortal Kombat before retreating to Jay’s Mercedes. “Baby” is the latest video from G.O.A.T., following December’s raucous Arco 2.” 

An acronym that stands for “Girls Over All Things,” G.O.A.T. is a relentless  effort, purpose-built to launch any function into overdrive. Rhyming with a hilarious disregard for social niceties, Jay races ahead of the beat, finding his own rhythmic pocket as he spins bars that veer between tough-talking insults, disrespectful come ons, and charming self-deprecation. The follow-up to last year’s popular Wait Hol’ Up project, G.O.A.T. includes Jay’s viral hit Drip Walking and a remix to the ringtone-ready Hello,” along with features from Shoreline Mafia and Rich The KidG.O.A.T. is available to stream everywhere via The Machine Works/Asylum/Atlantic.

Catch 1TakeJay at shows around the continent in the coming months, beginning with a performance at Lil Fest in Vancouver on February 16th, continuing with a supporting set for Shoreline Mafia in Los Angeles on April 4th, and culminating with a set at Rolling Loud Miami on May 9th.Watch “Baby” ft. Kalan.frfr:

Watch “Baby” ft. Kalan.frfr: https://youtu.be/z020O82fbBk

Buy/Stream G.O.A.T.https://1takejay.lnk.to/GOAT

1TakeJay Concert Dates:
February 16th – Lil Fest, Vancouver, BC @ PNE Forum
April 4th – Los Angeles, CA @ Catch One
May 9th – Rolling Loud Miami @ Hard Rock Stadium

GOAT tracklist:
1. Arco 2
2. That’s My Bitch
3. In Her Bag
4. Whatever U Is ft. Shoreline Mafia
5. Thumpin
6. Fucked Up
7. Whistle
8. Drip Walkin
9. Bitch
10. Baby ft. Kalan.frfr
11. Look How I’m Actin
12. Hello Remix (ft. Rich the Kid)


Please contact Michelle or Erin for more info.

The Background:

With a charismatic personality that helps give his braggadocious rhymes an elevated dimension, Compton rapper 1TakeJay is building a reputation as one of the most eccentric and exciting rappers to come out of Los Angeles’ contemporary rap renaissance. With his vocal dexterity and his eagerness to improve the vibe of every room he steps into, 1TakeJay is enjoying the process of earning his spot and cultivating a name for himself with every accolade.

The past year alone has served as a breakout year for the emerging artist, with highlights including being acknowledged by Kendrick Lamar, performing at Rolling Loud’s Los Angeles rendition, hearing his music on the radio as part of Power 106’s rotation and touring with Shoreline Mafia. Currently working under the renowned management of R. Baron Group, 1TakeJay is gearing up to release his first album with the new imprint The Machine Works this winter, further proving the 23-year-old has ample reasons to constantly be donning his trademark ear-to-ear smile.

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“Baby” ft. Kalan.frfr: https://youtu.be/z020O82fbBk

“Arco 2”: https://youtu.be/bBLKAFb9314


“No F*cks” ft. Sueco The Child & AzChike: https://youtu.be/sfYUdITM4Qk

“Hello”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylDO_pjKOPM

“Drip Walking”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylDO_pjKOPM