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About liljeffhiphop

pawtucket, RI

Jeffrey Richard Oliveira a.k.a. Lil Jeff was born on July 20,1990. He is a new, up and coming artist from Pawtucket RI. Growing up in life his mom and dad divorced when he was at the early age of just eight. Lil’ Jeff explained that the tragedy was not going hold him back from achieving his goal toward stardom. Yet he found himself endlessly rhyming, while his fragmented thoughts haunted him, and prevented him from countless needed hours of sleep. He soon realized that rhyming came natural and he soon decided to take up rapping as a hobby at about the age of 13. But the best way to make his words mean something was through a positive vibe; a rare style of hip-hop known to the world. This positive manner of rap leaves out vulgarity, swearing, and negativity. Lil’ Jeff said he never thought rapping would take him as far as it had seemed to be heading. Lil’ Jeff produces, he is a songwriter, and an music engineer as well as a well rounded, positive rapper. He entered his freshman year in high school not known at all. It was not long before he started rapping at lunch and in between classes making students late because his flow was so rare. Even though he was achieving self-respect his friends never gave him the real respect he deserved until he started rapping with local artists, such as: Chaci Cavalo, Ze, and Boot. Jeffrey Richard Oliveira finally started seeing progress in getting noticed as Lil’ Jeff. As he matured, he explained “Of course mirrors can reflect a simple reflection, but only a heart can project something so complicated as a personality.” In the hopes of getting signed to a record label, now as his top priority, night in and night out he would record and rehearse waiting to perform. In his words he said “At times it would feel like I was enslaved by my own mind, while Imprisoned by my own bars.” His first live performance was at that Pawtucket Boys and Girls Club, more than a year ago. Since then, Jeff has performed his music at the Hilton Hotel, the Coda Lounge, Ponaganset High school’s own talent show, and Tommy’s Lounge in Pawtucket. Since then Opportunities have just been arising, and he has simply been taking them. He has made contact with Vanessa and Angela Simmons – daughters of Reverend Run (of Run DMC), at their autograph signing in Boston for Pastry shoes and R&B sensation Sammie. Jeff’s dream career could become a reality quite quickly as he is currently waiting for his career to prosper and prevail. Now eager for any challenges that comes his way, the road to stardom is slowly paving its way for Jeffrey Oliveira, a.k.a. Lil Jeff.



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