Contact Us

Jae Millz Says Debut Album Influenced by Seizures

Alexander Tamargo, Getty Images

Young Money rapper Jae Millz recently discussed the new title of his long-awaited debut, ‘Nothing Is Promised,’ with BBC Radio 1 radio personality Tim Westwood last week, revealing that the change stems from a near-death experience he had last year.

The Washington Heights, N.Y. rapper, who made his name on the battle circuit a decade ago, and has toured the major label circuit since signing with Warner in 2003, explained to the animated British radio host that his debut’s new direction came after seizures, which drastically changed his outlook on life.

“The title come from having two seizures in the previous years, I had them in my sleep,” he told Westwood. “It’s like you wake up and you don’t know what happened. I had them from stress or low blood sugar and pressure … One time, I had it in, when I was young I was staying with my mom at that time … Then it happened like a year ago, I was living with my lady at that time, she woke me up, like ‘Yo, you need to go to the hospital,’ and I remember nothing.”

The beleaguered MC, who was recently dissed by Freddie Gibbs and Wiz Khalifa, went on to say that the seizure made him scrap his ‘Back to the Future’ album concept, which he had been working on for years, in favor of ‘Nothing Is Promised.’

“I just figure that it’s bigger than the whole ‘Back to the Future’ concept and battles and music,” he explained. “Nothing is promised. I feel like I might possibly have another seizure and I might not make it through, knock on wood. So I’mma get everything out on this album, ‘Nothing Is Promised.’”

‘Nothing Is Promised’ has yet to receive a release date.


Watch Jae Millz’ ‘Who’
if(typeof AOLVP_cfg===’undefined’)AOLVP_cfg=[];AOLVP_cfg.push({id:’AOLVP_74965056001′,’codever’:0.1,’autoload’:false,’autoplay’:false,’displaymnads’:true,’playerid’:’89761511001′,’videoid’:’74965056001′,’width’:476,’height’:357,’playertype’:'inline’,'stillurl’:'dynamic’,'videolink’:'#’,'videotitle’:'dynamic’,'videodesc’:”});

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://theboombox.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on The Boombox quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on The Boombox quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!