Jayo Felony

James Savage (born December 18, 1969), better known by his stage name Jayo Felony, is an American rapper from southeast San Diego, California. He was a member of a southeast San Diego gang called Rolling 40's Neighborhood Crips and went by the street name Bullet Loco.

Jayo Felony
James Savage (2019)
James Savage (2019)
Background information
Birth nameJames Savage
Born (1969-12-18) December 18, 1969 (age 50)
Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S.
OriginSan Diego, California, U.S.
GenresHip hop
Years active1994–present
Associated acts


In 1994 Jayo Felony was signed to the label owned by Jam Master Jay from RUN DMC called Jam Master Jay Records. That year, Jayo Felony released his debut album, Take a Ride.[1] In 1998, he released his follow-up album, Whatcha Gonna Do? on Def Jam. It featured rappers like Method Man, DMX, Mack 10, WC, Redman, Kokane, Ice Cube, E-40 and 8 Ball & MJG.

In 1999, he released Underground which features a guest appearance by San Diego rapper The Toven on the song "Du Lo Gang"[2][3].There was talk of releasing a fourth album, Hotter Than Fish Grease, in 2000, but the project was not released for unknown reasons.In 2001, His fourth studio album Crip Hop[4] was released and had multiple guest appearances. Jayo Felony's fifth studio album self-titled James Savage[5] was released late 2019 on the Open Bar Entertainment label. That same year, he made his acting debut in the WorldStarHipHop mini series Broken Ground[6]


Studio albumsEdit

Mixtape albumsEdit

  • Hoodinvasion (2020)
  • In The Trenches (2020)

Collaboration albumsEdit

External linksEdit


  1. ^ Ankeny, Jason. "Biography: Jayo Felony". AMG. Retrieved 17 May 2010.
  2. ^ Jayo Felony - Du Lo Gang (1999) ft. The Toven, retrieved 2020-03-04
  3. ^ Underground, retrieved 2020-03-04
  4. ^ "Jayo Felony - Crip Hop". Discogs. Retrieved 2020-03-06.
  5. ^ "James Savage (3) - James Savage". Discogs. Retrieved 2020-03-05.
  6. ^ Broken Ground, retrieved 2020-03-05