Jason J. Grant Known by his urban moniker J-Chill was born on October 21st 1974 & is a central coast 805 cali M.C. who undisputedly defined the term “lyricist” in the world of local 805 hip-hop. Along with the lyrical ingenuity he brought to the genre, he also introduced innovative live performances as well. Chill was raised in the small town of Santa Maria California. He was strongly influenced by music at the early age of 10 years old. He was introduced to the world of hip hop music by the age of 15 years old.Influenced by pioneering hip hop artist such as lighter shade of brown, kid frost, tribe called quest, heavy-D, run-dmc, krs-one, ll cool j, kool moe dee, big daddy kane, ice-t, ice cube, dr. dre, sir mix a lot, eric b & rakim, epmd, public enemy, dj.Jazzy jeff & the fresh prince. Chill was the first rapper to ever come out from the streets of the 805. proved that Chill is not not only an M.C., he is a full entertainer. he has revolutionized & continues to motivate & inspire.