AJ Suede

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AJ Suede
Birth nameAJ Ortiz
BornSeptember 2, 1993
New York City, New York, U.S.
OriginEast Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.
GenresHip hop, Lo-Fi
Years active2010–present
LabelsFRMNDS Collective, Mishka NYC

AJ Ortiz, better known as AJ Suede, is an American rapper/producer from East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania and is a co-founder of FRMNDS Collective.[1]

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AJ Suede released his first self produced album Gold and Water in 2012.[2] In collaboration with videographer Omar Jones, he released 5 music videos leading up to his sophomore album Gold and Fire.[3][4] In March 2015 AJ Suede released Gold and Earth, the 3rd in a 4 part series of self produced albums known as the "Golden Elemental Quadrilogy".[5]

In spring of 2015, AJ Suede released a series of 3 Extended Plays known as the "IDONT_____LIKETHAT Series".[6] Each 5-Track EP was produced by a single producer. IDONTTRUSTLIKETHAT was entirely produced by Alalu. IDONTCARELIKETHAT was produced entirely by Thats Creep. IDONTPLAYLIKETHAT was produced entirely by Horse Head in collaboration with Internet Hippy.[7]

In August 2015, AJ Suede released his newest self produced album Lefthanded Virgo through streetwear brand Mishka NYC's music subdivision Mishka Records.[8] Lefthanded Virgo is AJ Suede's first self produced album that doesnt contain any samples.[9] He cites an M-Audio Keyrig 49 as the sole instrument used in the creation of this album.[10]

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