The facets of music and its ever-evolving nature have given rise to a new breed of artists and musicians. Jantoin TheDon is a leader in the new school of contemporary artists and he is constantly pushing the envelope and reinventing himself and his sound. He is a self-taught multi-talented recording artist, producer, engineer, songwriter, and entrepreneur born and raised in Detroit, MI. Jantoin TheDon is making music that is driven by a desire to motivate, inspire, comfort, and express himself in an innovative and creative way.
Born Jantoin Thompson, he previously went by the moniker of Jay Money and later rebranded as Jantoin TheDon. He is the embodiment of originality and uses his experiences and musical acumen to create an amalgamated and original sound. Jantoin TheDon has had a vast array of musical influences however he accredits the pivotal influences and inspiration in his life to a group from his hometown known as Rock Bottom Entertainment as well as giants such as 2 Pac, DMX, and Jay Z. This all culminates in Jantoin TheDon producing a musical experience that is enjoyable, easy going but also authentic and grounded in reality. It is music that is relatable to people and infused with positive energy to allow for an immersive experience. His overarching ambition is to tell his story and inspire those who resonate and relate to his music and to create something different unique and memorable. He wants to be successful and provide his two amazing daughters with the life they deserve.
We are happy to feature Jantoin on the cover of “Cosmo Life” and ask him all the questions you always wanted to know.
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