JNYR real name Michael Francis was born and raised in the Scarborough section of Toronto, Canada. Inspired by the likes of Michael Jackson, Usher, Montell Jordan and Avant he began writing music at the tender age of 12. His ability to write and create music eventually pushed him to record on his own providing him the creative space to showcase his musical creativity through nostalgic melodies while maintaining a very fresh upbeat modern RnB feel.
Since releasing his debut single “Twenty Ten” and garnering a lot of attention for it that momentum has carried over to his follow up singles “No Matter Where” & “Great Sensation”. His forthcoming debut 8 track EP the “Transition” is set to be released on August 27th, 2018 and will be available on all digital streaming platforms.
“I am true to my own experience as well as the experiences of my friends and family. A lot of my musical inspiration comes from everyday interactions and I use them to bring others into my world as I want them to accept and understand my art form. This year a lot of people are going to see what I’m fully about as I will continue to challenge myself musically and career wise"