New Music: Jhene Aiko f/ J Henny – ‘Stay Ready’

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Jhené Aiko unleashes her rap alter ego J Henny aka J Hennessy on an alternate version of “Stay Ready (What a Life).” The L.A. songstress spits Kendrick Lamar’s original verse on The Fisticuffs-produced track off her EP Sail Out.

“She’s an aspiring rapper,” Jhené told Rap-Up TV of her rap persona. “She still sings, but she’s more aggressive. She likes to really talk a lot of shit and talk about things that a lot of R&B singers don’t talk about.”

We’ll have to wait and see if J Henny appears on her full-length debut Souled Out, due later this summer.

Listen to the singer turn rapper.



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12 Comments

  1. Blak Godd

    Had this a year ago…leaks b crazy. Fan of her fr

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  2. Dblock

    Love her!! but how can you not know who is on your album?Hahah too much weed…tantoe lauw!!!

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  3. Mao_the_cat

    now that’s a dope song! finally jhene!

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  4. ?

    This song is too boring to be that long.

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  5. Trinafan

    Gotta say I like her rapping better than I thought I would even if it’s cover like previous comments say. Haven’t got into her but keep doing ur thing girl!

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  6. mumi

    Her voice sounds so nasal.

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    tod Reply:

    @mumi, Early Ashanti

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    JustCoastWitHa Reply:

    @tod, Jhene sounds better than Ashanti EVER could

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  7. Bitches In Paris

    No bitch stick to singing..

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  8. JustCoastWitHa

    I’m really rooting for this girl. Luv ha

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  9. Shanluv4ever

    She is a great singer and rapper.

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  10. jade89

    this was a dumb move on her part. The album version with kendrick lamar would of gotten more buzz. And of course he raps it so much better

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