Semaj is an acronym for S.oon E.veryone M.ust A.cknowledge J.esus. Semaj is also James spelled backwards. Yung Semaj was been around for quite awhile and has been an active award-winning international recording artist since 2007. Although Yung Semaj is often known for the work and accomplishments he acquired while still being a young teen, after 10 years he is still blazing the music scenes all over the globe! With just the the internet and websites like DaSouth, Rapzilla, JamTheHype, NewH2O.com, HolyCulture, MySpace, SnapChat, FaceBook and Instagram and no help from any major record labels Yung Semaj managed to climb the latter and become a well-known international music artist and producer.
He did this all from a small South Carolina town near Charlotte, NC. His music career officially began in 2007, as Yung Semaj began performing live and rocking out shows in parts of the country like Las Vegas, Panama City, Atlanta, Kentucky, New Orleans, Memphis, Gatlinburg, New Hampshire and Chicago with his Rap Group S.O.A.K. who also included one of Chicago, IL leading Indie Artist like JudahMan. The group also consisted of Lunie 380 an Indie Hip Hop artist out of Atlanta, GA who has been pioneering the way for indie artist in dirty south since 2004.
In 2010, Yung Semaj was awarded The U.I.A. 2010 Mixtape Of the Year Award, and was nominated for the C4C Mixtape Of the Year award in 2012. In that same year Yung Semaj made his first Television debut when he appeared on the "I'm Just Sayin" TV/Talk Show hosted by Don Willis! This was also an international milestone for S.O.A.K. and Yung Semaj because the TV Show aired on the TCT Nework who's viewing audience consist of 150+ nations around the world!
Yung Semaj, now 30 with two beautiful daughters, is internationally gaining more attention and has even worked internationally with artists like DJ Yonas who is based out of London, UK. Yung Semaj still very active as a successful solo indie artist/producer and songwriter has recently made special guest appearances on radio shows such as the "Higher Defination Show" which airs on WRHI 94.1 FM and many other internet radio shows! He is still doing a lot of touring nationally and has even shared stages with Grammy Award Winner, Lecrae. In his recent reemergence to the music scene, the international indie artist Yung Semaj is beginning to gain popularity as a solo artist with many more of the eyes and ears of entertainment and art worlds. He is also proving to his loyal fans and supporters that they were right from day one when they believed in and supported his music and movement.