Hailing from the working class of Norfolk Ave and Garrison Blvd on the northwest side of Baltimore, Jayy Grams tells his tale of everyday life. “People in the city have a crab in a bucket mentality,” he explains. “They don’t wanna see someone get too big, once you get to a certain height..you gotta move out.” Music played a huge role in his upbringing. At the age of six, Jayy Grams learned very quickly that life can change at the blink of an eye. His father was murdered and had to relocate to his grandmother's house. Through the growing pains, twelve-year-old, Jayy Grams found himself in music. He first began producing his own tracks through BoothApp. This is where he met rappers Von and Hayelo. They developed the group, LowFi, most recognized today. At the end of 9th grade, he uprooted his life to West Baltimore, which inspired his EP, Moving Up. Later, receiving an opportunity of a lifetime, meeting Jonny Shipes, and signing to his record label, Cinematic Music Group.