Jalen Santoy


Jalen Santoy Gathers (born August 24, 1993), known as Jalen Santoy is a rapper, singer, and songwriter from Charlotte, NC. Originally from Charleston, SC, the enriching culture is heavily present in his music. Recoding music since the age of 15, Santoy released his first record in 2014 knowing the time was right.

His first song to the public, “God” featured Philly native Gliss. “God” caught the attention of many bloggers and rappers alike. So much so, Rapper Big Pooh got on his ever-growing single creating the “God” remix, later released in December 2014. With Rapper Big Pooh’s presence, “God” gained significant attention and Santoy received widespread recognition.

Following his success, Santoy collaborated with Rapper Big Pooh on “Kings” from the EP “Words Paint Pictures” which led him to features in XXL, The Source, 2dopeboyz, and Okayplayer as one of the top artists to watch.

In March 2015, Santoy released his single “Foreplay” which holds an ever-growing amount of 472.5k plays on SoundCloud and has gained the support from Respect Mag, DJ Booth, Ashley Outrageous, ThisIs50, and other various accounts.

Santoy’s highly anticipated EP titled “Charlie Eastern” will be released in 2016.

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