Jay Cruz born to the streets of Brooklyn was raised in Staten Island. As he decided to move forward with his career as an artist, he started working with C.E.D. (Chasing Every Dollar) the Label. As for many this would have been difficult after some life altering event had occurred. After being arrested Jay Cruz’s opportunities changed with failing off the college baseball team and struggle to get back on his feet. Jay picked up the pen and pad and put in that work. Serving 50 hours of community service after being found guilty of the charges, Jay titled his first song with C.E.D. As he continues to grind finding the beauty in the struggles of life and inspiration in his pain. Jay will continue to push his music to the masses and get that bag.