Up and coming Louisana rapper JayDaYoungan opened up to VladTV about growing up in Bogalusa, which has a small population of 12,000 people. Jay explained that living in a small town with high poverty, he had a small chance of making his dreams come true.

It wasn’t until he was kicked off of the basketball team in high school that Jay started going after his rap dreams, which seem to have paid off in the end. To hear more of what Jay had to say, including getting millions of views on YouTube, hit the above clip.