Jarae Gillispie aka J.K.Mari is a 21 year old singer/ songwriter born and raised in Washington D.C. He comes from a very musical and artistic family. His grandfather and great grandfather were musicians and the rest is history. His grandfather Charles Franklin Gillispie introduced him to the acoustic guitar at the age of 10. His grandfather made him practice every day and with time he progressed and began writing his own music. J.K.Mari’s skills have since progressed and he is ready to take the world by storm one stage at a time. His musical talents recently got him noticed by independent mid major American Monster Guild out of Las Vegas. His enormous music platform, more notably Soundcloud is very impressive with 1,000,000 plays collectively. J.K. Mari has also shown off his unique versatility in his newest project to be released before the close of 2017. The project called Focus promises to be a collective work specifically for the fans all over the world. A&R’s and label executives have said that J.K. Mari has a big future has long as this young superstar keeps growing at the incredible rate. This Washington D.C. singer has promised to keep bringing good chart topping music that will stand the test of time.