Life In Amazin Times
Jimmy Valentime has been a prominent figure in the New York underground rap scene for the past two years. Jimmy’s unique style of rhyming has garnered him press and coverage on websites such as xxlmag.com, Byroncrawford.com, and 2dopeboyz.com. He was also interviewed and profiled in underground rap magazines, such as Genius Magazine based in Baltimore and Foundation Magazine based in Philadelphia. Jimmy is also a strong fixture on the mixtape scene appearing on mixtapes by DJ Drama, Green Lantern, Big Mike, and has appeared on over two dozen other Mix CDs.
Jimmy Valentime was born and raised in the South Bronx to a Dominican mother and European father. Growing up, Jimmy experienced a lot of strife and witnessed a lot of violent situations. “Most of my family has had their life derailed by addiction and crime”. Jimmy says “I always wanted more for myself and my ambition shows in my music.”
Jimmy Valentime has been working diligently on his craft, and his hard work is paying off. Jimmy was asked to perform at Fat Beats during their last day of business and subsequently was featured on an NBC news story about their closing. Jimmy was also rumored to be a potential XXL Freshman last year, and was heavily featured on DJ Tony Rivera’s Mixtape, Freshmen Tryouts. Freshmen Tryouts featured other notable breakout artists such as Machine Gun Kelly and Childish Gambino (Donald Glover).
Jimmy recently finished working on a project of original songs entitled Life in Amazin Times. He Explains, “I picked the title because I am finally doing what I always wanted to do with my life, it’s never the right time to chase after your dreams, but life can be amazing when you stop making excuses.” Life in Amazin’ Times is scheduled to be released in the fall of 2011.
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