How SAINt JHN Turned His Biggest Setback Into His Greatest Advantage

Long before SAINt JHN’s “Roses” was blaring out of speakers across the world, he was bouncing back and forth between his hometown Brooklyn and Guyana, a small country off the North Atlantic coast of South America. From birth until his second year of high school, he’d rotate between the two locations in three-year stints and draw inspiration from the disparate cultures around him, counting everyone from JAY-Z, Fabolous and Beanie Sigel to Beenie Man, Spragga Benz and Buju Banton as early musical influences…


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