Article source: Supplied by Keela Communications
Neville D Music is excited to announce the debut single, “Messiah King” from Contemporary Praise & Worship newcomer, Jay Jay. Born in Port Elizabeth and living in Cape Town, Jay Jay writes and performs in English, Afrikaans and Xhosa.
In 2008, Jay Jay became a Christian and learnt to play the guitar and pen songs, drawing inspiration from legendary gospel artists Jonathan Butler, Israel Houghton, Travis Greene and Neville D. In 2013, in a tragic and fatal head-on collision, being airlifted and spending a week in coma and suffering multiple injuries and fractures, doctors prepared Jay Jay’s loved ones for the absolute worst, he would not make it. “But God!” says, Jay Jay. “That’s why I live and sing about God’s goodness and that HE IS a God of miracles”.
Jay Jay connected with Neville D to work on the production and collaboration of his debut album. “As soon as I heard the track ‘Messiah King’ I was hooked. More than just a brilliant song writer and artist, Jacques is passionate about Jesus and His people. The Kingdom needs more of his kind. I believe this song and his ministry is going to be a blessing to the kingdom. I present to you Jay Jay.” says Neville D.
Together Jay Jay and Neville D, along with the voices of Megan Schilder and KingSli Zondi the single “Messiah King” was shaped. Jay Jay wrote the song after watching the movie The Passion Of The Christ.
“My desire is for us to see God in His fullness and authority, that He is our hope and salvation. Worship is my expression of gratitude and love towards God. I want people to know that we are nothing without His presence,” adds Jay Jay.
For the past 3 years, Jay Jay has been the worship leader at Every Nation Church (N1 City) in Cape Town. Jay Jay has two sons, is married to Kim, and they will have a daughter due early 2020.
“Messiah King” is available on all digital platforms. Jay Jay’s full album is in progress and is set to launch in April 2020.
ISRC Code: ZAC581900398
Artist: Jay Jay
Song: Messiah King
Songwriter: Jacques Julius
Publisher: Neville D Publishing
Date published: 27/12/2019
Feature image: Jay Jay
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