Have you ever been so certain of something, that you are willing to risk everything for it? This is what it means to be a dreamer. At the age of 12 Jalani decided that he had the highly sought after “It-factor”. Testing out multiple avenues of success, it wasn’t until he was 22 that he discovered his talent for rapping. Jalani finally found where his passion and success intersect. His natural gift of gab and undying love for music sparked a new sort of drive within Jalani. Jalani’s message is Survival. In our society, people run the risk of losing their dreams, their mental peace, and often times themselves. Jalani hopes to one day lead his listeners to survive all of that by simply being honest with you. The name Jalani comes from combining both of his kid’s names. Jalani’s music started to make sense once he came up with this name. His name now gives his dream a sense of purpose. Jalani’s sound could be described as smooth, jazzy, southern and soulful. Jalani’s musical influences are Big K.R.I.T., Goodie Mob, Outkast, and J Cole. Jalani is a member of a group called StoneAGE also known as A.G.E., where the music is All Good Everyday.