Jetplain, born in Atlantic City, NJ, currently located in the Towson/Baltimore area, brings us melodic hip hop, dreamy production with chill atmospheres, and unique flows.
Jetplain's catalog consists of 4 albums/EP's - "Decade Over" (2019), "Summer In Paradise" (2020), "Overseas" (2021), and most recently "Gallows" (2022). Additionally Jetplain's catalog contains hit singles like "Poseidon" & "Three Days".
Jetplain is also known for his numerous music videos. Jetplain has collabed with other local artists like Lil White Keys, Doan, Good WillYum, Matt Hurd & N8.
Thank you for taking this interview! How has the New Year been for you so far as an artist?
Thanks for having me! The New Year has been good for sure - I moved out of my parents house and have put out 15 songs so far this year. It feels good to be able to create whenever I want to again.
Can you tell us how you've transformed from the beginning to now as an artist?
Less trash. Lol. But no, forreal, I definitely feel like all of it has progressed. The production, the lyrics, the mixes. I definitely feel like I’m the songwriter and artist that I want to be.
How did you come up with your latest project?
I put out 8 songs recently in a project called the “Gallows”. I dropped that one on 4-20. I started that one in the winter, and by the time we finished it, it was warm outside so that was cool. It was cool to go to work in the morning and then right at 4pm put on my headphones and get to work on the album. Shoutout to my homie N8 for working on that project start to finish with me.
Where are you from originally?
I was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey. And raised in Bel Air, Maryland.
Where do you live now?
I live in Towson, MD.
Do you think where you live impacts how your music is made?
I definitely think the environment around me has a huge impact. Inspiration is everywhere.
What was the inspiration to make music your career?
Well I’ve always been a creative person, especially with videography & photography being my day-job. So I just fell in love with creating art and creating music.
How do you want to shape your career?
I want to have fun with my homies and make some bangers!
Do you work on a tight timeline always or do you go with the flow when it comes to your music?
A bit of both I suppose.
How did your latest title of your music come to be?
I originally wanted to call my last project “Balcony”, but I felt like “Gallows” had a colder feel to it. And I felt like some of those songs were kinda dark, so that’s why I rocked with Gallows. I wanted to make sure the title fit the mood of the project.
Is it hard to let go of the music when it is done?
Not really, I think the process of creating, then mixing, then submitting and eventually releasing is a fun process. I try not to overthink it.
Do you feel an emotional attachment to your music?
Definitely. I cry sometimes.
How would you describe your music in one word to someone who hasn't listened to it yet?
Where do they go to listen NOW?
You can find all “Jetplain” drops on my Spotify, Apple Music, Soundcloud, and YouTube.
What has been the best fan reaction to your music?
My good friend Mitchell, who lives in Florida, FaceTimed me from his surfboard as he played my album out of his speaker in the middle of the ocean. That's gotta be one of the coolest moments for sure.
Is there anything exciting coming up for you?
Ever since the album dropped I have been dropping a song or 2 a week. We are going on week 5 of the weekly drops. With a few more down the pipeline. I think I’ll try to work on another EP/album later in the year though. I also just put out the music video for “Balcony”.
Are you performing the song anywhere LIVE?
Jetplain will have a 20 minute set in June, my first show since 2019. Stay tuned for details!
Thank you again for having me! And thank you to anyone who is listening. Keep going.