J Randy brought his anti-genre style to On The Rox, on Feb. 23.
DJ Kane G accompanied J Randy with his turntables and laptop.
Before J Randy began his set with “A Day in the Life”, he greeted the audience and welcomed everyone who came to support the 311 concert. He said it was great to see everyone’s beautiful faces in attendance. As the music continued on—members of the audience sang and danced along to the performance.
After “My Girl” came to an end, J Randy gave a shout to his fans—which he referred to as the ‘champagne campaign’. DJ Kane G kept the music going, shortly after with “Beat Goes On”. Such as “A Day in the Life”—the crowd sang along, as if they were his official backup vocalists.
When “Beat Goes On” came to an end, J Randy declared his style as the anti-genre. He switched up his Hip-Hop influenced sound to a Reggae beat. During the introduction of “Mercy”, he dedicated the song to everyone in attendance. Next, he mentioned he would be returning to the lineup of 311’s annual cruise and he would attempt to break a record with performances on the ship. Then, he asked everyone to give it up for DJ Kane G.
For “Don’t Throw Stones”—J Randy thanked his manager, Peter Raspler, and his brother for making the music video possible. After the recital, he went onto dedicate it to a dear friend whom lost their battle to cancer.
J Randy let the audience know more about him with the biographical infused song, “My Story”. He rapped about the musicians whom inspired him and the memories he had of his hometown of New York, N.Y. Then, he gave a shout out to Uprooted for they would follow his set.
Audience members continued to be involved with J Randy’s set, as they sang along with him during “Good to be Alive”. He thanked everyone for keeping each other safe and joked about staying away from him because he would only get them in trouble.
“Payday” was the last song of J Randy’s set. In response to the high-energy and participation he received—he saluted the crowd by holding his right hand horizontally against his forehead, went onto place it over his heart and blew a kiss towards the audience.
“Fast Life” and “Cheese” were also part of J Randy’s set.