Trinidad James

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Trinidad James

At the fresh age of 25, Trinidad Jame$, born Nicholaus Williams, is arguably the hottest commodity in hip-­‐hop right now. The combination of his witty lyrical skill, infectious sound and larger than life persona, has set him apart from hip-­‐hop’s current run of the mill emcees.

Hailing from humble beginnings in the Port of Spain (Trinidad & Tobago), Jame$ was raised in a single parent home by his mother, departing from his native country at the young age of eight. Jame$ and his mother migrated to the states briefly living in New York and Florida until finally settling in Atlanta, Georgia where he currently calls home.

Adapting to the many different cultures in the US while still embodying the essence of his island roots was, initially, not easy for Jame$ growing up. Always feeling different from his peers, Jame$ became comfortable with not fitting in and began embracing the unique characteristics that eventually caught the world’s attention and made him a standout star.

“The first time I recorded music was in November of 2011,” recounts Jame$, “I’d be chilling with the boys and a beat would come on and we’d freestyle to it, just messing around. ”

Jame$ quickly pursued rapping a couple of months later; fueled with a goal to create a sound that best showcased his unique style and personality, Jame$ began working on the project that would change the course of his life.

“I thought about it like, I’m going to do music, but I’m going to do it my way. I’m going to do it by myself. If I fail, I can just blame myself”, explains Jame$.

In an unconventional approach, Jame$ began scouring the Internet for free beats.
Soon after Jame$ recruited engineer Justin Pardon, and went on to record a 10 track project he titled Don’t Be S.A.F.E (Sensitive As Fuck Everyday).

Immediately following the completion of his project, Jame$ signed with Atlanta based independent label T.I.G Entertainment (Think Its A Game). Enlisting the support of manager DJ Dirrty aka JDirrt and T.I.G label head Girvan “Fly” Henry, Jame$ dropped Don’t Be S.A.F.E in the fall of 2012.

In tandem with Don’t Be S.A.F.E, the video for the project’s lead single “All Gold Everything” was released, baring striking visuals to accompany the standout track. “All Gold Everything” became an overnight viral phenomenon, instantly putting Jame$ in high demand.

An intense bidding war ensued, culminating in Jame$ inking an exclusive deal with the iconic Def Jam Records -­‐which includes a joint Gold Gang Records venture.

In less than 10 weeks, the buzzworthy “All Gold Everything” catapulted to the top of everyone’s playlist, impressively reaching top 5 at urban mainstream radio. The record won big across various platforms, also garnering an undeniable online presence with over 15 million total combined postings, and 9.6 million VEVO views. Re-­‐released through Def Jam, Don’t Be S.A.F.E earned Jame$ his first gold single with “All Gold Everything” selling over 500,000 copies.

Having accomplished what would be perceived as the unimaginable in less than a year, Jame$ shows no signs of slowing down; with countless sold-­‐out shows, accolades and an ever-­‐growing fan base, Jame$ remains humble and driven.

“I don’t think I’ve made it yet,” Jame$ tells Billboard Magazine, “I’m gonna continue to do me -­‐-­‐ the same thing that got me to where I’m at right now”

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"Females Welcomed"

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Don't Be S.A.F.E.

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Jeezy, Trinidad Jame$ & 2 Chainz Perform In ATL

Last night, Mike Will held an event for his upcoming mixtape. A number of guests stopped by which included, Jeezy, 2 Chainz, Trinidad Jame$ and much more! Above, check out 2 Chainz perform his track, “Fork” and below Jeezy performs alongside T.I.

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Camp James “1st and 15th” Episode 3

Trinidad Jame$ is back with his new webisode series, “Camp James”. In the third installment, he discusses the upcoming holiday releases and his favorite holiday releases of all time. Check out Part 2 below.

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1-2-1 With Jeff Staple featuring Trinidad Jame$

For this latest episode of the 1-2-1 with Jeff Staple series, he sits down with Def Jam’s very own, Trinidad James to talk sneakers, humble upbringings, social media, and much more! Click Here to download Trindad James’ “Females Welcomed” on iTunes Download Trinidad James’ hit “All Gold Everything” on iTunes Now! Explicit: http://smarturl.it/allgold Edited: http://smarturl.it/allgolde

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Trinidad James - Camp Jame$ "1st & 15th" Video Series Part 1 & 2

This past weekend, Trinidad James finally launched his new video series, Camp Jame$ “1st and 15th”. We get to see him give us a look at some of his all-time favorite Jordans as well as some current sneakers. Check out Part 1 up top and Part 2 down below!

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Trinidad Jame$ Peace & Love "Europe" (Part 2)

Check out Part 2 of Trinidad James run in Europe. Looks like he had fun out there!  

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Trinidad Jame$ - “Pound Cake (Freestyle)”

Trinidad Jame$ is currently overseas and made a stop by Tim Westwood’s show. For his series, Crib Sessions, Trinidad spit a new freestyle over Drake & JAY Z’s, “Pound Cake”. Watch the video above. Click Here to download Trindad James’ “Females Welcomed” on iTunes Download Trinidad James’ hit “All Gold Everything” on iTunes Now! Explicit: http://smarturl.it/allgold Edited: http://smarturl.it/allgolde

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Trinidad James & Lex Luger In The Studio

Trinidad Jamss recently hit the studio with Lex Luger to work on some brand new music. 3 Little Digs got access to the session and spoke with Trinidad on how people thinking about money gets in the way of making great music. Click Here to download Trindad James’ “Females Welcomed” on iTunes Download Trinidad James’ hit…

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Trinidad James Interview With Miss Info

Trinidad James recently sat down with Miss Info here in NYC. During Part 1 of the interview, Trinidad reveals that he has a new mixtape dropping on August 13th which is titled, 10 PC Mild and below you can check out the artwork for the project.  

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Trinidad Jame$ "I Need WING$ (Part 2)"

Check out this new vlog from Trinidad James, “I Need WING$” Part 2! Click Here to download Trindad James’ “Females Welcomed” on iTunes Download Trinidad James’ hit “All Gold Everything” on iTunes Now! Explicit: http://smarturl.it/allgold Edited: http://smarturl.it/allgolde    

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Trinidad James "Under The Influence" Tour Intro (Part 1)

Trinidad is currently on the road for The “Under The Influence” Tour and for the first episode of his new vlog, we get to take a quick glimpse behind the scenes. Part 2 should be coming very soon. Click Here to download Trindad James’ “Females Welcomed” on iTunes Download Trinidad James’ hit “All Gold Everything” on…

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Trinidad James "Females Welcomed"

Check out the brand new video for Trinidad James’ single, “Females Welcomed”. Directed by Jonathan Mannion. Click Here to download Trindad James’ “Females Welcomed” on iTunes Download Trinidad James’ hit “All Gold Everything” on iTunes Now! Explicit: http://smarturl.it/allgold Edited: http://smarturl.it/allgolde

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Take The Trinidad James "Females Welcomed" Quiz!

Take the Trinidad James “Females Welcomed” quiz now! Click here to take the quiz. Click Here to download Trindad James’ “Females Welcomed” on iTunes Download Trinidad James’ hit “All Gold Everything” on iTunes Now! Explicit: http://smarturl.it/allgold Edited: http://smarturl.it/allgolde

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MTV Jams "Live Weekend" Featuring Trinidad James & Pusha T

“Jams Live Weekend” will kick off on Saturday at 6 a.m. ET and wrap up on Monday at 6 a.m. ET, and will feature some of the best live hip-hop performances from the MTV vault, including ones from the MTV Video Music Awards, MTV Movie Awards, mtvU Woodies Awards and Festival, MTV Spring Break and…

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Trinidad James Featured In The New GQ: Style Issue

Check out Trinidad James new feature in the new GQ: Style Issue! Click Here to download Trindad James’ “Females Welcomed” on iTunes  Download Trinidad James’ hit “All Gold Everything” on iTunes Now!  Explicit: http://smarturl.it/allgold  Edited: http://smarturl.it/allgolde 

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Video: Trinidad James Vs Nardwuar

  While out at SXSW, Trinidad James was interviewed by Nardwuar. Check out the interview above. Click Here to download Trindad James’ “Females Welcomed” on iTunes  Download Trinidad James’ hit “All Gold Everything” on iTunes Now!  Explicit: http://smarturl.it/allgold  Edited: http://smarturl.it/allgolde 

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Trinidad James Interview With SPIN Magazine

Check out Trinidad James’ latest interview with SPIN Magazine. Where’d you get the puppy you’re carrying around in the “All Gold Everything” video? A friend of mine, who was standing right next to me when I was getting ready to shoot the video, he had his dog in his hands. I was, like, “Hey, gimme…

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Trinidad James Interview with Rolling Stone Magazine

Check out Trinidad James latest interview with Rolling Stone Magazine where he speaks on puppies, fashion & more. Trinidad James is still wrapping his head around how it feels to be the proud owner of a viral hit. “To be honest with you, man, it’s a learning experience,” says the flamboyant Atlanta MC, 25. “It’s…

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Trinidad James All Gold Everything Remix Ft T I Young Jeezy 2 Chainz

Check out the brand new music video for Trinidad James remix to his hit single, “All Gold Everything” featuring T.I., Young Jeezy & 2 Chainz. Download Trinidad James’ hit “All Gold Everything” on iTunes Now!  Explicit: http://smarturl.it/allgold  Edited: http://smarturl.it/allgolde

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Behind The Scenes Of Trinidad James "All Gold Everything (Remix)" Ft. 2 Chainz, T.I. & Young Jeezy

Check out the official behind the scenes footaage from the video shoot for Trinidad James new music video for, “All Gold Everything (Remix)” featuring 2 Chainz, Young Jeezy & T.I. Download Trinidad James’ hit “All Gold Everything” on iTunes Now!  Explicit: http://smarturl.it/allgold  Edited: http://smarturl.it/allgolde

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Trinidad James Featured In The New Issue Of XXL Magazine

Trinidad James is featured in the new issue of XXL Magazine in the “Show & Prove” feature. The new issue hits newsstand soon. Download Trinidad James’ hit “All Gold Everything” on iTunes Now!  Explicit: http://smarturl.it/allgold  Edited: http://smarturl.it/allgolde

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Trinidad James "All Gold Everything" Available on iTunes Now!

Download Trinidad James’ hit “All Gold Everything” on iTunes Now! Explicit: http://smarturl.it/allgold  Edited: http://smarturl.it/allgolde

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