Celebrity Interviews

Zaytoven & Jay Claxton Talk Influencing Sounds, New Moves + Working With Jay Z

Zaytoven and Jay Claxton stopped by Sway In The Morning and talked about new moves. The hip-hop hitmakers are currently in the city for the Remy Producers Series. Jay Claxton explained that as a DJ he once had the authority to dictate what songs were hot and now he’s at the mercy of the listeners and has to play what they want to hear.

Zaytoven disclosed that he has a movie coming out around Christmas, Birds of a Feather II, jokingly claiming, “it’s the best movie since Titanic.” He also revealed that he’s exploring new endeavors by working with R&B artist Trey Songz and is putting out his first official album Trap HoliZay under Capital/Motown.

Check out the full interview above and hear his latest track below.


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