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Artist of the Week: Jesse Boykins III

We are so excited to present Jesse Boykins III at this year’s AOCFEST! Here are a few facts you may or may not know about Jesse.



  • Boykins is originally from Chicago, but he later relocated to Miami and Brooklyn.
  • His first EP, Dopamine: My Life On My Back EP was released on Valentine’s Day in 2008.
  • His career in music began at the age of nine when he joined his school choir.
  • In high school Boykins was invited to perform in the Grammy Jazz Ensemble and recorded an album with them.
  • He then attended The New School University in New York City.

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