Semaj is James spelled backwards. While Yung Semaj is often known as the 18 year old indie music artist and producer from a small SC town near Charlotte, NC. Who in 2007, began performing live and rocking out shows in parts of the country like Las Vegas, Panama City, Atlanta, Kentucky, New Orleans, Memphis, Gatlinburg, New Hampshire and Chicago with his Rap Group S.O.A.K. who also included one of Chicago's leading Indie Artist like JudahMan. The group also consisted of Lunie 380 an Indie Hip Hop artist out of Atlanta, GA who has been pioneering the way for indie artist in dirty south since 2004.
In 2010, Yung Semaj was awarded The U.I.A. 2010 Mixtape Of the Year Award, and was nominated for the C4C Mixtape Of the Year award in 2012. In his recent reemergence to the music scene, the international indie artist Yung Semaj is beginning to gain popularity with many more of the eyes and ears of entertainment and art worlds. He is also proving to his loyal fans and supporters that they were right from day one when they believed in and supported his music and movement.
Yung Semaj, now 26 with a Wife and two daughters is still a very active and successful solo indie artist/producer and songwriter. He has done a lot of touring nationally and has even shared stages with Grammy Award Winner, Lecrae. He is internationally gaining more attention and has even worked with artists like DJ Yonas who is based out of London, UK.