0 Shouts - 101,448 Scrobbles
From rough beginnings, Jeremy Greene overcame hardship to bring a fresh voice to the world of R&B.Read More...
Born in Winslow, Maine, Jeremy had music in his blood. Both of his grandfathers were in music, his mother was a singer and his father was signed to a country music label. However, his life was far from ideal. His father left when he was a child and his mother struggled with substance abuse issues. When Jeremy was ten years old, a choir teacher discovered his natural talent and offered him the musical lead in a school production. His performance in the play, whose plot eerily mirrored his life, intensely moved his mother, motivating her to seek treatment. “That’s when I first realized the power of music,” Jeremy remembers.
Sadly, his mother’s continued setbacks forced Jeremy into the foster care system, where he was shuffled between group homes and shelters from the age of 14. During these troubled times, he used music to escape from the harsh realities of life, listening to Jackson Five, Boyz II Men and Tony, Toni Toné. At 18, Jeremy decided to pursue his dream of becoming a singer. He aspired to make music an outlet for his emotions, thoughts and beliefs. “One night I prayed for the power to express myself through songwriting. I woke up at 4am and wrote my first song.”
Over 70 songs later, Jeremy has cultivated a style all his own that ranges from heartfelt songs of love to driving dance grooves. Deeply inspired by R&B and soul music of the past and present, Jeremy counts Usher, Montell Jordan and Brian McKnight among his musical influences. Jeremy expresses himself with youthful energy and passion, without ignoring the street-smart edge he acquired in his youth. His brand of R&B is infused with a hip hop edge, creating a contemporary urban sound. Drawing from his troubled personal life, he crafts songs with meaningful lyrics that explores the themes of love and passion as well as spirituality.
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I be like hold up
You see that shorty in the back can drop seven jean that'll make that booty pop
I be like woah ma
Time to approach her
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