Ja Binx | Electronic Press Kit
JA BINX BIOGRAPHY
Born in Long Island, New York, known to his peers as Ja Binx has always had the drive ability and the talent to take it to the next level in the music industry. At the age of 9 Ja Binx started out writing poetry in school which quickly turned into writing rhymes, inspired by his father who also was an emcee. At an early age Ja moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado with his aunt where he was introduced to his cousin Chad Ellis also known as Doub X to the Colorado hip hop community. From then on Ja Binx and Doub X realized that they both shared the love of music and decided to record their first song together in the year of 1995.
Ja Binx then continued writing throughout the years perfecting his craft when he decided to make the decision to join the United States Marine Corps at the age of 17, where he traveled to Japan, Korea, Thailand, and the Philippines, which made him realize how big and popular hip hop was which inspired him to take his music career seriously. While in the Marine Corps Ja Binx completed several tours to Fallujah and Al Taqaddum Iraq where he served as the scout machine gunner for the combat logistic patrols leaving in and out of Fallujah Iraq. In 2005 Ja's truck was hit with an I.E.D. (improvised explosive device). Despite everything that was going on, Ja always found the time to write his music because it was the only thing that can keep him level headed at the time.
On completion of his Marine Corps Contract Ja Binx then decided to move back to Colorado Springs to link back up with cousins Shaft G and Doub X who by that time had started up their own record label F.A.M. records. Within the first couple months Ja Binx and Doub X released the mixtape "Cold Nights And Hot Days" which demanded a lot of attention through out the hip hop community, in 2009 Ja then flew back to New York to link up with hip hop legend Freddie Foxxx also known as Bumpy Knuckles where they recorded the track "Okay k k k" which was released on the follow up mixtape "Code Of Silence vol 1 the Omerta" which also featured the track "I Aint Ready To Go" with Harlem's own Max B, with that being said Binx was officially in the "loop" as Max B put it, but upon the release of the mixtape Ja's cousin and partner in crime Doub X suddenly passed away which made Ja work even harder to take it to that next level. Ja was quickly introduced to French Montana where they recorded 2 tracks together titled "750" and "Lifestyles Crazy". With the success of the single "Lifestyles Crazy" a video was shot for the song where Ja Binx started getting worldwide exposure of his lyrical skills and the ability to hold his own with major artist's.
Ja continued to perfect his craft recording songs with Max B' s right hand man Hollywood Fergie, he also appeared on the dvd presented by Dolla Sign and Max B "Waverly Hills part 2" hosted by Hollywood Fergie as well as the "Independence Day part 2" presented by Coke Wave and Build a Bird films which featured artist such as Rick Ross, French Montana, Meek Mills, Gucci Mane, Wiz Khalifa just to name a few, Binx continued to gain the attention and the respect from his peers. In 2012 Ja Binx released the mixtape titled "Truth Serum" the first mixtape released after the sudden passing of Doub X, as well as the H.L.F.7 (Hy Lyfe Fly Lyfe) mixtape hosted by DJ Get It Rite in 2014 both projects did well as Binx was featured in "Hip Hop Weekly magazine for the song "Do The Damn Thang" and on allhiphop.com for the song titled "With My Niggas" as well as unfinished projects with major industry producers slated to be released.
Ja Binx has continued to stay consistent with delivering his unorthodox style of music to the masses representing for marijuana smokers around the world as well as anybody that enjoys good music, this is definitely an artists you will be hearing about in the near future.