Jay Wayne Jenkins (born September 28, 1977), better known by his stage name Young Jeezy or just Jeezy, is an American hip hop recording artist from Atlanta, Georgia. Its lead single “Soul Survivor”, which featured R&B singer Akon, became a top-ten hit in the US. Jeezy’s second record “The Inspiration”, followed in 2006, and his third “The Recession”, followed in 2008; both records given chart-topping singles. To date, he’s received four Grammy nominations.
In October 2012, Jeezy released a new single called “Get Right” on iTunes and sent it to radio. Soon following the launch of the single it was supported by Jeezy that he had plans of releasing a brand new mixtape by the conclusion of 2012 along with a brand new record in 2013. Later on additional details were released that Jeezy’s new mixtape was called It Is Tha World that was released on December 12, 2012 and is hosted by DJ Drama. The mixtape features 2 Chainz, Trey Songz, Lil Boosie, Birdman, YG and E40. Production came from Jahlil Beats, The Renegades, DJ Mustard, Warren G, Mike WiLL Made It, Cardo and Black Metaphor.