Growing up in Long Island, I was surrounded by greatness and everything that came from it – Like EPMD, RAKEEM, CRAIG MACK, KEITH MURRAY, and BIZMARKEE. Seeing these greats from my city conquer how they did, I knew that I could take the world by storm and make an impact. So, I started writing my own rhymes, finding ways to get into the studio, and performing wherever I could find a mic and stage.
After many years, and many struggles, my mom and my brother packed up and settled in Spring Lake, NC. Life was easier there, and it gave my mom the opportunity to raise us better. I hated seeing my mom struggle, but that just ignited a bigger hustler in me, so I knew I had to tap into me more – and I did.
After working petty jobs to help my mother hold down the house, I knew there had to be better. I did it all from washing dishes at a college, flipping burgers at Mcdonald’s, and valeting cars. I was hurt, broken – and I put all my downfalls in one painful song. The next morning, my Accapella went viral, big music platforms were reposting me, and I got hit up by a gentlemen who said I remind him of the Notorious B.I.G. Not thinking much of it, he then sent me a flyer saying they were looking for an actor to play “BIGGIE,” in a new television series
I auditioned and eventually would win the heart of one of the producers who decided to fly me in to test for the role – in Hollywood. After two nerve-wracking auditions in front of Hollywood’s top executives, I went on to book the role and that has then launched my career in Hollywood. Continue Reading Meet Wavyy Jonez of Fat City Global, INC