Music Sensation Jameel Mason Closes Black History Month With New Hot Single “Black Queens”
Jameel Mason a product of New Brunswick (Pine Hill) New Jersey discovered his love for music at the age of 10. Throughout the years he would channel his frustrations within his rhyme-book but all that would change when he recorded a song titled “No Turning Back” which caught the ear of Eminem.
He was playing college basketball at the time, Eminem wanted to meet but the date and time coincided with a big collegiate game and he never made the meeting. His two mixtapes The Sample & D4G were received exceptionally well in the Tri-State Area and his single “This Life” gained him a lot of notoriety in industry circles. Having turned down multiple artist deals, he used the capital he made from Wall Street to fund 100% of his music endeavors.
Understanding how much he has grown, Jameel continues to search for the messages the people need to hear! People are certainly listening, including Hip Hop Icon Jadakiss who in 2020 hopped on Jameel’s Instagram Live and praised his work.
Jameel is gritty but smooth, melodic but heartfelt, he reps New Jersey with a passion and prides himself on lyricism – JESRDAY
He has been featured on Buzz Music, New York York Weekly, World Star Hip Hop, Hot 97, ABC 7 Eyewitness News, and more. On Friday, February 26th Jameel Mason releases his new track and video “Black Queens”. What a dope way to close out Black History Month.
Hustle and Soul Magazine got an exclusive interview with Jameel.
Tammy Reese: What do you enjoy most about being in the music industry?
Jameel Mason: I enjoy the music, and working with other talented individuals never gets old. I truly enjoy the creative process and bringing ideas to life.
The industry (ahhh man) that is another story.
Tammy Reese: Describe your music in 3 words?
Substance, Lyrical, and Skillful.
Tammy Reese: What impact do you intend to make on the world through your music?
Jameel Mason: I make relatable music, pulling from my life’s experience in my environment and the people around me.
Unfortunately, much of the Black population share those same experiences no matter the location.
I hope to inspire, ignite change and show that anyone can prevail no matter the circumstances given.
Tammy Reese: What are your regularly needed items when you are in the studio?
Jameel Mason: A bottle of Evian, iPhone – the Evernote App & depending on how late I’m staying I’m going to have to order some pizza.
Tammy Reese: Speaking of the studio, you had Jadakiss on Instagram Live while you were in the studio. Tell us about how that meant for you?
Jameel Mason: That was major for me, I grew up listening to Jada so to have a Hip-Hop legend tell me that I am on the right path was more validation that I am living out my purpose.
Tammy Reese: What was the last song you had at max volume?
Jameel Mason: Mamba Mentality – the intro is crazy.
Tammy Reese: What are some of your own favorite songs and why?
Jameel Mason: Black Queens – just thinking about all the powerful and influential women that played a role in my life, when I hear that song it reminds me of them.
Jersday – Being from New Jersey we are very prideful and Jersday is my Jersey Anthem.
11PM – my homegirl Jahda Gabor is a beast she will be in the top 3 percentile of Female Rappers when she blows up, she bodies the verse on the track – it is one of my favorite on the A.S.P.E.N LP
Tammy Reese: What was your first reaction when you heard your own song for the very first time?
Jameel Mason: Haha – I was so trash back then, when I heard my 1st track that I laid in my cousins’ basement I was excited but then when I looked around the room and nobody was vibing except for me I was like hold up.
My cousin gave me positive feedback and told me that I had to tighten up my flow and from there I became a student of the game.
Tammy Reese: What are you currently working on?
Jameel Mason: I’m always in the studio with various producers working on music to be released or to put on a project, but the next project that will be released this fall is titled “My Brother’s Keeper” featuring my brother E.Scott.
Tammy Reese: What advice would you have for upcoming artists?
Jameel Mason: If music is your passion do not expect overnight success, fall in love with the process, sharpen skills so that when your number is called, you will be ready for longevity not just trendy hype.
Tammy Reese: What else can we be on the lookout for?
Jameel Mason: Be on the lookout for visuals and a new single. I have a couple more visuals dropping from the project Black Queens which is up next, and then Mamba Mentality.
I am also excited about the single that is dropping this Spring. I got a big anthem for the people.
Keep up-to-date with Jameel Mason and his career journey by connecting on Instagram @jameelmason.