Jey Ahr on Swoop’s World Late Night
On Wednesday August 1, 2012 at 8pm/PST (11pm/EST) we welcome Jey Ahr to Swoop’s World. Join us as we get to know Long Beach native Ronnie “Jey Ahr” Woods, his music, and all things that keep him moving forward creatively! After our interview we’ll be up to all of our usual fun with our Brewskis beer tasting segment, TBones Timeout, followed by our take on all topics, as well as any interesting news of the day. Swoop’s World Late Night is on from 8pm/PST – 11pm/PST tune in at Swoopsworld.com.
Ronnie “Jey Ahr” Woods is an up and coming hip-hop artist Born and Raised in Long Beach, California. The spelling of his stage name is just one thing that makes him different. Pronounced J.R. but spelled Jey Ahr meaning “Just Ron”, although very different it is also very straightforward. This quite simply is the best way to describe him and his music.
He fell in love with the hip-hop culture at a very young age with influences like Notorious B.I.G, Tupac Shakur, and Rakim just to name a few. He began writing rhymes with his cousin Derrion “Spadez” Woods. Together with help from older brother Lamaur “Big L Mar” Woods and family friend Charles “Rayon” Jennings they formed, what was then known as AUE (Artist United Entertainment). This grouping of young men furthered his love for music and inspired him more to grow as an artist.
In 2006 Jey Ahr learned that he was about to become a father so, he put his aspirations on hold and joined the military to be able to support his family. After a few years of putting his passion on hold Jey Ahr could no longer resist. He began writing and recording with his friend James Bryant. Together they formed the group Fam Bam.
Now as a solo artist Jey Ahr is coming at the world full force, ready to give it his all. When asked by spectators, what made you really get into music? A very confident Jey Ahr replies, “I knew I could be better than the people that were out then, and I still feel that way now.” Although some may perceive this as cocky when you listen to his music you will see that it is just pure confidence.
After our interview with Jey Ahr, we’ll be up to all of our usual fun including “Brewskis” Beer Tasting sponsored by DrinksWinesSpirits.com, sports talk, rants and more.
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