Meet Jay Rector

2 min readApr 26, 2021


Jay Rector is a 23 year old music artist from Marshall, Missouri. He has been making music since he was 17 years old. He has experience with drums, guitars, and other instruments. Music helped Jay Rector heal the scars and trauma he experienced and get through some really tough times. He makes music because it helps him and he wants to help those around him.

He experiments with a variety of styles, but he would label a majority of his music under Hip Hop, R&B, and Soul genres. His most successful track (Apple Music streams) is titled “Old Times.” It is about nostalgia from Jay Rector’s past. It was in memory of his brother who passed away. This song gained more streams and attention then he expected.

Jay Rector is inspired by artists such as Anderson Peak, Felly, and Mac Miller. Those are his top three. They bring a real and alive energy to their music that he appreciates. Jay Rector is releasing a new song and music video every month of 2021 and is working on a new album which will be out in 2021.

Instagram: jayrectormusic