Don J a.k.a homeboy, a.k.a flowtwism born and raised in Cartierville, a borough of Montreal, Canada. Growing up in between Montreal and Trenton, New Jersey had a huge affect on him. So his style is very East Coast oriented.Yet he has such versatility that he can switch his flow on any beat, West Coast, South or Crunk. His lyrics are as sharp as a blade, with punch lines that can win him a bout in any heavy weight boxing ring. He has all the lyrical arsenal to catch any listener's attention: catchy hooks, infectious chorus', and unforgetable storytelling. All this while dropping subliminal knowledge with wit, charisma, sarcasm, and satire that will enlight today's youth all while entertain them. Whether it's gansta, social, or club oriented your homeboy Don J's music always brings instropective insight to his world. the way he perceives the struggle of urban life.

ALL ABOUT DON J


''From Trenton to MTL let the brain gel you know my music's deep like a well...well'' says your homeboy Don J a.k.a Jonathan Blain a twenty four year old rapper, born in Cartierville Montreal, Quebec and partly raised in Trenton New Jersey where he graduated from high school.
Your homeboy Don J, the same person you went to school with, the same person to back you up in fights, the same person you played basketball with and the same person you hustled with. He's the homey in school that was popular with everybody, the one that made life seem so easy and no matter what he said his word was always his bond. You already know who he is because every hood as a special homeboy just like Don J, the person generally liked by his peers, the person you could count on. But the reality is behind his easy going personality lies a person struggling to stay afloat.
Don J once said’ Montreal is the Mecca you don't have to peddle drugs you know that it's credit card debit card fraud...'' This is what he was used to doing hustling; flipping any amount of money to make ends meat. ''In my heart I knew I couldn't keep that lifestyle up 'cause it's gonna catch up to you someday when you least expect it...karma's a bitch I don't want to be her son, you feel me...so I had to find another way out and try to teach the youth not to make the same mistakes I made.''
Rapping came by coincidence for him. He has been writing poems for about five years as a distraction and as means to impress the ladies. His best friend noticed his talent when he would show some of his work. Now he has been writing raps for three years, so his potential as yet to be reached.
He now aspires to be as great as he can be; along that three year period it became a challenge for Jonathan to learn more about the music industry, to become better at rapping, songwriting and freestyling. It also became therapeutic to him; it helps relieve the stress of everyday urban life.
Growing up in between Montreal and Trenton, New Jersey had a huge affect on him. Don J’s style is very East Coast oriented. Yet he has such versatility that he can switch his flow on any beat, West Coast, South or Crunk. Also, Don J can switch the style to find the best fit for a beat without compromising his skills. Therefore he will not just match the instrumental but literally control it.
His lyrics are as sharp as a blade, with punch lines that can win him a bout in any heavy weight boxing ring. He has the entire lyrical arsenal to catch any listener's attention: catchy hooks, infectious choruses, and unforgettable storytelling. All this while dropping subliminal knowledge with wit, charisma, sarcasm, and satire that will enlighten today's youth all while entertaining them.
Moreover, his multicultural influences make it easy for anybody to relate and be touched by the emotions he pours out on wax. Whether it's gansta, social, or club oriented your homeboy Don J's music always brings introspective insight to his world and the way he perceives the struggle of urban life. In this musical arena of Hip Hop Don J will definitely be a force to reckon with.

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