Producer Jackie Plant, Jr., who goes by the name Hardbody B-Eazy, hopes to inspire today’s young generation through his success in his music career. He emphasizes that being previously affiliated as a young gang member helped him become the person he is today. He wants to use his journey and story as a foundation to make others believe in second chances and to help them find their path in life.
Coming from Plaquemine, Louisiana, his story starts as being a normal kid who never complained about the simple life. Hardbody B-Eazy, being raised by a single mom at 17, buying ugly sneakers while his peers have the newest Jordans. These are the things that he said: “That never bothered me though, it only made me more determined to reach my goals.”
In his life before music, Hardbody B-Eazy was a hustler. Despite already being in a gang, he also used to sell drugs such as heroin. One day, a lady tried to give up her engagement ring for a bag of drugs. This experience was the moment that changed his perspective on selling drugs, and he started drifting away from that life. He began having connections with other producers that helped pave his way to becoming one too.
Through hard work and perseverance, he developed his own company to become bigger and better. Hardbody B-Eazy does everything to provide for his son. His father’s situation elevated him, and because he was tired of the street life, he decided to pursue music to which he was naturally attracted. He dreams of helping other artists who also want to make it. “It helps fulfill me to help people find what they want to do in life and help get them out of the dangerous lifestyle in the streets. That is what it’s all about,” he explains when asked about how he wants to inspire the young generation.
He then relocated to Miami, Florida. The upbringing of his music career emerged when he became the in-house producer for rapper Fredo Bang. Fredo Bang, who currently has 762 thousand YouTube subscribers, could not have achieved that milestone without Hardbody B-Eazy producing most of his successful tracks. Their biggest hits were “Gangsta Talk,” featuring young sensation NLE Choppa, which garnered 12 million views; “Top,” featuring Lil Durk and which has 28 million YouTube views; and many other hit songs.
“A mixture of trap, industry, and Louisiana style music. I was always very inspired by many Drumma Boy beats, but I added some unique Baton-Rouge melodies to it,” stated Hardbody B-Eazy on what his music style is inspired by. He took inspiration from artists such as 50 Cent, Lil Wayne, Ludacris, and many other big names in his music production.
Hardbody B-Eazy tries to be motivational, encouraging, and uplifting. He hopes to spark the lives of his fans to help them achieve what they want in life. He is prominent in pushing energy out there and showing people what they are capable of. “If I can do it, so can you.”
Hardbody B-Eazy will be dropping his mixtape “Key Playa” and another upcoming track with Fredo Bang, “Murda Made Me,” and many more exciting tracks for his fans out there. Follow him and his music on Instagram and Twitter.