The High Children originated as a Seattle-based hip hop band formed in the early 2000s. The group became popular for their melodic singing/rap style catchy hooks and their LIVE on-stage rap performances playing on MPC’s, SP1200’s, and turntables.
The High Children’s positive energy has always been the foundation behind their message.
The High Children’s brand has evolved to embody media elements comprised of
their music, fashion, and entertainment. Video has emerged as the
predominant language of their art-form.
The High Children represents having fun, staying young, inspired and taking your goals to the highest level.
Currently the Head of video at Amazon Web Services, Jayson provides the video direction, strategy and the video production for the multi billion dollar company. As CEO of The High Children, Jayson has always leveraged his music production, writing and performance experience to provide and present solutions to these monster cooperations.
Jamal has been On-Air talent on Seattle's KUBE 93, C89 and the Music host on Canada’s MTV Select. While producing remixes for artists Snoop dog, Mike Jones, Ashley Tisdale and Blake Lewis , he also managed all video social media publishing and analytics for AT&T.com and teaches AWS and Microsoft cloud computing classes for DEV Tech.
Nes' 38 years in the music business, include working both national radio & street promotions for powerhouse labels as: Interscope, Death Row, Priority, Loud, Columbia, Sony, RCA, Ruffhouse, Virgin, Noo-Trybe, Relativity, Bad Boy, Lil' Joe Records, Atlantic & is responsible for the Gold & Platinum RIAA success of albums by Sir Mix-A-Lot on NASTYMIX Records.
Peter’s music roots come from his tour of duty at Nastymix Records, introducing digital production to the record label in the 90s. He has owned and managed a 25 person creative service agency providing design for Microsoft, Getty Images and Nordstrom. He also drove product design and experience leadership at AT&T, introducing the first use of design personas and customer journey mapping for AT&T Digital. At Amazon, he grew an account and project management team with a focus on leveraging new processes, tools and data, increasing operational scale over 10x.
A self-taught DJ since the age of 12, DJ 3rd Degree has been involved in the music industry in various aspects for over 35-years. From retail (Tower Records singles buyer 87-90), mobile DJ since 1984, music/show promotion, radio show host, DJ for several bands (The High Children, Super Dank Brothers, The Los Angeles Classics, and Strange Fruit). DJ 3rd Degree authors a weekly review column of new music for www.rapattacklives.com. 3rd Degree is also a music producer.