With tenacious momentum, Producer, J2 continues to make buzz in the industry, this time in Bruce Lee’s new film, “Birth of a Dragon” where his song “We are the Warriors”, second single from the highly-successful album “The Last of the Warriors”, is featured in the film’s trailer, which has amassed over 4.4 million views to date. The track is also available on the leading streaming sites, including, iTunes and Spotify.
J2, who recently also had his song “Adrenaline” featured in HBO’s “Ballers” season three trailer is becoming a force to be reckoned with. Industry figures have come to recognize the tremendous appeal of his music whose powerful tones trigger almost- immediate attention and focus from viewers.
“Birth of a Dragon” is only one of several features to come. J2’s work in the film and television world will continue to evolve and will appear in multiple campaigns in the weeks to come. Fan’s should remain vigilant for many surprises to come!
About J2: Jay Singh, known professionally as ‘J2’, is a self-taught British Music Producer/Composer. Whether it’s pop, cinematic, hip hop, rock, epic trailer music or anything in between, he brings his signature sound to music across all genres. His work has been featured in numerous entertainment properties and campaigns, including the recently released HBO’s “Ballers” season 3 official trailer and the new trailer for Bruce Lee’s movie “Birth of a Dragon.” J2 has also produced and remixed songs for many reputable artists such as Shakira, LL Cool J, Beyonce, Pussy Cat Dolls, Jennifer Lopez and Cassie.
Coming from a family of multi-generational artists, J2 began by working the DJ circuit across Europe, performing alongside world-renowned DJs, such as Tiesto and Paul Okenfold and won the prestigious Ministry of Sound – DJ Idol Competition in 2002. He has mixed various compilations for Ministry of Sound, Decadance and Ibiza Classics albums and had his own remixes and productions featured on various dance compilations by Ministry, Asian Beats and Urban underground. J2 was approached by many UK labels to remix for their artists such as Kylie Minogue, Atomic Kitten and Craig David. He did many bootleg remixes for mainstream artists such as Michael Jackson, Madonna, Beyoncé and Christina Aguilera, which blew up in the underground clubs in Europe. He also co-wrote and produced an album for the UK MC ‘Top Cat.’
In 2008, J2 relocated to USA with his family and that year worked with aEuropean Artist Dan Balan ‘Crazy Loop’ with whom he co-wrote, remixed and produced songs for his album, including his smash single “Chica Bomb”, which reached number #1 in various countries. That same year J2 collaborated with the world- renowned Dance DJ/Producer,Darude on a single called “Crazy World” featuring Georgia Haege, reaching the European dance charts.
J2 received recognition and established himself in the pop world with his hit single “Dare (La La La)” which he co-wrote and produced for Shakira’s 10th studio album. A reworked version was released as an official theme song for the 2014 FIFA World Cup titled “La La La (Brazil2014).” The song was featured on Shakira’s – Activia Commercial, which became the most shared advertisement of 2014.
Since then J2 has entrenched himself in the highly-coveted film and TV trailer market. His productions can be heard in movies, trailers, video games, TV shows, and advertisements, including “Grey’s Anatomy”, “The Hunger Games”, “Tomorrowland”, and “Warcraft.”
J2 has created a brand for his unique renditions and epic productions of modern songs called “The Iconic Series.” They have landed in a Super Bowl commercial for the NBC Show “Allegiance” to the Oscar-winning movie “Django Unchained” with his version of Johnny Cash’s “Ain’t No Grave.” With the success of his placements, J2 has released fivecollectives of “The Iconic Series” albums that can be found on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, Amazon and he is heavily followed on Shazam. Not only has he mastered these rendition albums, but has further released various original trailer albums which have been a huge success in the motion pictures advertising world.
When J2 isn’t working, he enjoys cooking, spending quality time with his family and giving back to the community by volunteering at the local temples. J2 currently resides in Los Angeles and holds a master’s degree in Business Finance.
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