Boldy James

Boldy James

Biography

Preferring a literate style over simple hooks or radio-friendly fodder, Detroit rapper Boldy James came up in 2013 thanks to a series of successful mixtapes plus his work with producer the Alchemist. The cousin of rapper and Cool Kids member Chuck Inglish, Boldy kicked off his career in 2011 with the mixtape Trapper's Alley along with a guest appearance on the Cool Kids' album When Fish Ride Bicycles.

His Consignment, Favor for a Favor: The Redi-Rock Mixtape followed in 2012 along with an announcement that the rapper was signing a one-album deal with the label Decon. The Alchemist was chosen as the exclusive producer for Boldy's debut album, which was previewed by the 2013 EP Grand Quarters.

Discography

Boldy James - Grand Quarters

Boldy James - Grand Quarters

Decon 2013
Boldy James - My 1st Chemistry Set

Boldy James - My 1st Chemistry Set

Decon, Mass Appeal 2013
Boldy James - DJ Butter Presents: The Art Of Rock Climbing

Boldy James - DJ Butter Presents: The Art Of Rock Climbing

Mass Appeal Records 2017
Boldy James - House Of Blues

Boldy James - House Of Blues

Mass Appeal Records 2017

Guest Appearances

The Cool Kids - When Fish Ride Bicycles
  • Roll Call

The Cool Kids - When Fish Ride Bicycles

Green Label Sound, C.A.K.E. Recordings 2011
Dusty McFly - Buffies & Benihanas
  • Granny

Dusty McFly - Buffies & Benihanas

Art Derek Sound 2011
The Alchemist - Russian Roulette
  • The Kosmos Pt. 2 - Power Glove

The Alchemist - Russian Roulette

Decon 2012
J Dilla - Rebirth Of Detroit
  • Detroit Game

J Dilla - Rebirth Of Detroit

Ruff Draft Records 2012
Dusty McFly - B & B 1.5 (The Carry Out)
  • Hoop Dreams

Dusty McFly - B & B 1.5 (The Carry Out)

DGG Inc. 2012
Flume - Flume
  • Stay Close

Flume - Flume

Future Classic, Transgressive Records, Mom + Pop 2013
Phillie - Welcome To The Detroit Zoo
  • Paramount

Phillie - Welcome To The Detroit Zoo

Black Day In July Productions 2013
Guilty Simpson & Small Professor - Highway Robbery
  • I'm The City

Guilty Simpson & Small Professor - Highway Robbery

Beat Goliath, Coalmine Records 2013
Bronze Nazareth - Blenders
  • She Aint The Same

Bronze Nazareth - Blenders

Man Bites Dog Records 2013
Teameastside Dame - Life Behind Tint 1.5
  • 2night

Teameastside Dame - Life Behind Tint 1.5

Outta Reach Records 2013
Chedda Boy Lilbaby - Currency Collection, Vol. 1: The Stock Exchange
  • Do That Shit

Chedda Boy Lilbaby - Currency Collection, Vol. 1: The Stock Exchange

Cmt Entertainment 2013
Willie The Kid & Bronze Nazareth - The Living Daylights
  • Ain't Nothing

Willie The Kid & Bronze Nazareth - The Living Daylights

Black Day In July Productions, Embassy Entertainment 2014
Roc Marciano - Marci Beaucoup
  • Trying To Come Up

Roc Marciano - Marci Beaucoup

Man Bites Dog Records 2014
Kuniva - A History Of Violence
  • Michiganish

Kuniva - A History Of Violence

Federation Records 2014
Statik Selektah - What Goes Around
  • Something To Cry For

Statik Selektah - What Goes Around

Duck Down, Showoff Records 2014
Sleepy Eyed Jones - Sleep Depravation
  • The Life

Sleepy Eyed Jones - Sleep Depravation

365 Soulja Live'n 2014
Coal Cash Blac - Blac Friday
  • Burnas

Coal Cash Blac - Blac Friday

The Coal Cash Collection 2014
Pearl Gates - Diamond Mind
  • Glad You Noticed

Pearl Gates - Diamond Mind

Below System 2015
Chuck Inglish - Everybody's Big Brother
  • FTW

Chuck Inglish - Everybody's Big Brother

Sounds Like Fun Records 2015
Damedot - More Den Rap
  • Want Some

Damedot - More Den Rap

Forever Gutta Music 2015
80's Baby - Money Power Respect, Vol. 1: Veracity
  • Roll On Me

80's Baby - Money Power Respect, Vol. 1: Veracity

Cartier County, OuttaReach llc 2015
Sino - Slappin The Mixtape
  • Slappin (D-Mix)

Sino - Slappin The Mixtape

All 4-1 Ent, C.O.I.N Handlers LLC 2015
Oba Rowland - Westside
  • Word Of Mouth (Remix) [Bonus]

Oba Rowland - Westside

IBGM 2015
Chuck Inglish & Blended Babies - Ev Zepplin
  • Tokyo Keys

Chuck Inglish & Blended Babies - Ev Zepplin

BBMG 2016
Marv Won - Soundtrack Of Autumn
  • Will

Marv Won - Soundtrack Of Autumn

Rappers I Know, Regina's First 2016
Kook The Kashcow - Csth3
  • Thousand Pillz

Kook The Kashcow - Csth3

Outta Reach Records 2016
KeloYAY - Druglife
  • Runnin Thru Dem Grams

KeloYAY - Druglife

Safebin Records 2017
Bossmaan Teezy - Out On Bond
  • Runnin Thru Da Bag (Eastside Reup Remix)

Bossmaan Teezy - Out On Bond

Not On Label 2017
Og Grip - Lurkin
  • About It

Og Grip - Lurkin

Unstable Intellect, Inc 2017
T.Y. - Plugged In
  • Trending Topic

T.Y. - Plugged In

Neva Full Ent. 2017
Kokewave Cook - Astronomical
  • Everything

Kokewave Cook - Astronomical

TF Entertainment 2017
Project Paccino - No Fabrication, Vol. 2
  • Oh Boy

Project Paccino - No Fabrication, Vol. 2

Gmif Records, LLC 2017

Compilations

Various - Coalmine Records Presents: Unearthed
  • I'm The City

Various - Coalmine Records Presents: Unearthed

Coalmine Records 2014
Nick Speed - D-Cyphered
  • Sim Simma

Nick Speed - D-Cyphered

Speed Of Sound 2017