Autobigraphy: JEROME YOUNG
Contact: jerome young
Phone: 718-737 2456
Email: [email protected]
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – Born Jerome Young in Maxfield (Kingston) Jamaica, and raised in Portmore, which was his home before his journey to the United States. Jerome has embrace Holmwood technical high school as his alma mater, and Portmore Heart Trust, where he obtained a certification in electric and gas welding. It was during his time at Portmore he found his passion for music.
Migrating to Brooklyn in 1997 and attended Job Corps, a training Institution, where he play soccer and was fortunate enough to get a soccer scholarship to attend Genesee college. This period made way to a number of events that transformed his life. First he met Roy Leng aka JR a Hip hop lover, which automatically brought back the love he had for music as they both experiment, merging hip hop and reggae.
After finishing the first two years of college he join the us army, in March 2004 he was deploy to fight in Iraq operation freedom. While in the military he met Andre Chuck aka Chuck Star who became his best friend. He encouraged Jerome to take his love of music to another level, so he team up with few of his comrades to work on his first project. Chuck Star was later killed by a bullet that had grazed Jerome’s head. After this tragic incident, Jerome sacrificedhis sleep to record his first album (Out Of Many One People), while in combat. He has learned how to channel warfare into something positive.
Once Jerome left Iraq, he went to Afghanistan to do a private mission for the United States government. Now addicted to music, and while in combat he wrote enough songs to complete his next full length album (Nothing but Real Talk), which he later produce in Jamaica after completing his Afghanistan mission. His song “No Bad Man” was first played on Irie FM radio and was inspiring the Jamaican people so he was invited to enter a competition on Roots Radio 96.3. “No Bad Man” won the competition on Dudley Thomas program, receiving 24 out of 25 votes. It was also introduced to Rite Vibe Radio in Bronx NY on Dj Ray Ray program where it held the number one spot for 18 weeks and was rated as one of the most requested song played on the program.
3Star has being feature in the Jamaica Gleaner numerous occasions, the New York Daily nNws paper and Jam Rock magazines. Recently he has completed a diploma in music production and audio engineer at the IAR (Institute Of Audio Research) music school in Manhattan New York, and has recently graduated LaGuardia College with his degree in music recording.