Boy Jenius

Jade Traymone Phillips (born September 3, 1991), better known by his stage name Boy Jenius, is an inspiring American Hip Hop artist. At the age of 13, Boy Jenius began his music career in Louisville, KY under the tutelage of another young rapper and producer, Ray Reap (Raymond Nelson). Boy Jenius talents were quickly exploited as he rose to become a local area icon on Louisville, KY’s West End. Boy Jenius began increasing his hours in the studio writing and producing various mix tapes on a MAC computer and a website called, “SOUNDCLICK.” This is where he orchestrated his musical beats. Following the correlation of several songs, Boy Jenius began posting samples of his solid work on popular web sites such as Facebook, Slip-N-Slide, Team Bigga Rankin, Island Def Jam and Reverbnation which led to his growth in popularity within Louisville and other locations nationwide. Boy Jenius released his first mix tape entitled, Boy Jenius “Betta S3D D3n DuN” in November 2010 which he contributed the records success to the aforementioned sites for their worldwide exposure. He released his second mix tape, “2011 Chronicles – Simply Jenius” March 2011 and currently working on his upcoming title called, “The Enigma” set for winter 2011 release. He continues to amaze those around him as he continues his pursuit towards his own recording contract so the world can genuflect upon his talent, versatility and energy. In recent weeks, Boy Jenius has climbed the charts on WWPW 104.3 the Beat, Louisville, KY as the city’s most requested artist and moved to #16 Media-base charts amongst independent artist’ . In addition, he was hand-picked to promote live air commercials sponsoring WWPW and now received commercial air play throughout the country, and has accumulated an increased following base on Twitter and Facebook. Boy Jenius has appeared in several local shows in Louisville and has performed with such known artists like Travis Porter and he continues to shake the stages in various talent showcases in the Louisville area. He’s received positive and inspiring praises from A&R Representatives throughout the music industry. He is a future aspect of Hip Hop and Rap music. His dynamism is astonishing.


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