Jneiro Jarel

Jneiro Jarel

Real Name:
Omar Gilyard
Jneiro Jarel grew up in Brooklyn, and moved out of the Brownsville section at the age of 5. His mother was in the army, and as a result, he lived in many places (Maryland, Arizona, Georgia, etc.). Finally touching down in Houston TX in the mid 80's, where his cousin "DJ Starr" put him on to hip hop at an early age.

At the age of 14, Jneiro Jarel started taking music more seriously, and formed a group in which he produced, called "The Slum Kids" aka “Rhythmic Crew” ('92). This group consisted of Aahtue and Nahuma. In 1998, Jneiro Jarel felt he had to leave the group and relocate back to NY in order to broaden his musical horizon. In 2003 he was discovered by Hank Shocklee (Public Enemy) and opened up for Julie Dexter at Hank's event "Soul Vibration".

Jneiro Jarel produces a wide range of styles from Acid Jazz, Afro-Brazilian, Hip-Hop to Broken Beat. He is currently putting out projects with Kindred Spirits / Rush Hour, as well as his most recent venture "Label Who?".

Jneiro Jarel Discography


Jneiro Jarel Three Piece Puzzle (Album) Kindred Spirits Netherlands 2004 Sell This Version
Jneiro Jarel Fauna (Album) Kindred Spirits Netherlands 2010 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

KSPRO 2 Jneiro Jarel Black Cinderella(12", Promo) Kindred Spirits KSPRO 2 Netherlands 2004 Sell This Version
KS PRO 1 Jneiro Jarel Big Bounce Theory(12") Kindred Spirits KS PRO 1 Netherlands 2004 Sell This Version
KS 010-12 Kid Sublime Feat. Lady Alma & Jneiro Jarel Kid Sublime Feat. Lady Alma & Jneiro Jarel - Lookin' At Me(12") Kindred Spirits KS 010-12 Netherlands 2005 Sell This Version
KS 008-12 Jneiro Jarel Big Bounce Theory Part 2(12") Kindred Spirits KS 008-12 Netherlands 2005 Sell This Version
KS031-7 Jneiro Jarel Amazonica(7") Kindred Spirits KS031-7 Germany 2010 Sell This Version
WHO-001 Jneiro Jarel Android Love Mayhem(8xFile, MP3, EP, 320) Label Who? WHO-001 US 2010

DJ Mixes

BTSMX013 Jneiro Jarel Live On Andrew Meza's BTS Radio ('07)(File, Mixed, MP3, 320) BTS Radio BTSMX013 US 2007
none Jneiro Jarel Return Of The Shoegaze(File, MP3, Mixed, Promo, 96 ) Label Who? none US 2008
none Jneiro Jarel Bonafide Beats #50(File, MP3, Mixed, 320) Bonafide Magazine none UK 2014


none Jneiro Jarel Section A(CD) Label Who? none US 2000 Sell This Version
None Jneiro Jarel Timeless Volume 1(CD) Label Who? None US 2004 Sell This Version

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