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Young Long Island-based producer and rapper Jeid takes a jazzier, more relaxed approach to his production—definitely not the typical sign of a hip-hop artist of his tender age. Because of that, he’s not a cutthroat emcee, and doesn’t try to be. He glides through verses with more of an unaffected coolness, sometimes focusing his lyrical content, other times just staying afloat of his dream-rap beats. At times, his lyrics seem vulnerable, displaying more artistic confidence than just raw confidence. It still doesn’t out him as a softie though, it just means he’s more concerned with pushing his craft than being a big shot. Jeid is an artist who may need to find a niche within the hip-hop game, but his “Dreamer EP” is a pleasant enough sample of his talents that he should have no issue attracting an audience.