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Published on December 13th, 2017 | by Jameelah "Just Jay" Wilkerson


Bay Swag – Saucin

About Bay Swag:

Bay Swag (born November 26, 1999) is an American hip-hop artist that had dreams and aspirations of becoming a music superstar since the age of 13. Raised in Queens, New York, he embarked on his music career with major influence from his father, Bay Lloyd.

Following along with his father who happened to work with a Tribe Called Quest and Swiss Beats, Bay Swag learned all that he could behind the scenes until his father’s arrest. What prompted him to move forward with his love for music was him being thrust into being the man of the house. His industry break happened when his first song gathered a buzz entitled “Rumors.” With the help of his uncle Slowbuck’s, Bay Swag was reintroduced to everyone in the industry that would help him reach his goal fully.

Some well-known artists that Bay has been influenced by include; Jay-Z, Nas, Biggie Smalls, Meek Mill, Jadakiss, Q-Tip, Juelz Santana and Fabolous. In 2015, Bay met fellow rapper and entrepreneur Christian Combs and began recording music together. They quickly became close friends and formed a music group called CYN. Recording with artist like Rich Da Kid, Designer, PnB Rock, Christian Combs, Famous Dex, Chris Brown, Scott Stroch, Murda Beats, Yung Lan and many more, Bay wishes to colab with artist in the near future.

Through Bay Swag’s style, charisma and authenticity, his social influence has drawn attention from many of the industry’s rising stars. In 2016, he created his own production company by the name of Swiggity Swag Productions. Also in 2016, Bay Swag dropped his debut release mixtape titled “Leader of the New School,” which gained music attention from fans and fellow artists. With new music on the way, including the sequel of “Leader of the New School,” Bay Swag is due to continue to gain major attention from the hip-hop industry.

In his own words, Bay Swag knows he has his own style and sound. “What makes me different from the other artists out here is the fact that I am just so young and fly- I mean no one is doing what I am doing right now at my age! I’m just here to motivate the young kids out here. I mean, I want them to know [that] I am still in school, it’s cool to be in school, ok to be smart and still be out here chasing your dreams! I’m doing it. Bay Swag is sure to influence many of his young followers with his sheer determination and goals. “I want not only to be an artist but I also look forward to being an actor, label CEO- just an overall mogul.”

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