Jay Gilbert (commonly known as J Hype) is a musician/beatboxer, model, and actor. He was born on November 1, 2002, in Las Vegas, Nevada. He has a sister named Molly Gilbert (born December 15, 2005).
J Hype always wanted to be a singer. He was inspired by contemporary rappers and began participating in various local competitions and open mic events, many of which he won. He auditioned for Boy Band by beat-boxing, and was eliminated in episode 7.
He released three singles: “Nice To Meet You”, “Undefeated” and “Just Like That”. “Nice To Meet You”, Jay explained on an Instagram post, is a “two minute and fifty seconds of rap stating who I am”. “Just Like That” was a homage to one year of Boy Band.
He was signed to Major Model on March 24, 2018, and is working on new music. He is currently dating Kaitlyn Rose, an instagram star.
★ His height is 6'3.
★ J Hype comes from a very supportive family, where his mom and dad now help nurture his talent as a beat boxer.
★ His parents fell in love while attending a hand drum circle years ago.
★ This platform is something J Hype has been waiting for and he is ready to show the world how cool beat boxing can be.
★ His best friend is his little sister, who he says is "The coolest person I know!"
★ J has performed in large venues and festivals all over Las Vegas and has won many open mic competitions.
★ His favorite boy band is One Direction, his favorite soundtrack song is Heathens by Twenty One Pilots, and his favorite music video is Straight Outta Compton by N.W.A.
★ Jay has 21 pairs of sneakers and studies the history of sneaker designers.
★ He loves to play football with friends, XBox, and making music. He can play percussion, snare drum, and bass drum.
★ His favorite TV show is Parks and Recreation and The Office.