“Monopoly$” is the latest release from JGE Retro. It’s a fun track that’s sure to bump all summer and was produced by Jayson ‘Jay’ Cole & Starstrukk Productionz.
If Determination and hard work is the key to success, than there is no doubt that JGE Retro will succeed. Retro has became one of the most sought after groups in St. Louis. The Duo was created by Shad and Lil Shawn; both St. Louis natives who will stop at nothing to achieve their goals.
The group focuses their time on building a relationship with their fans. Rather its face to face, phone, email or social networks, Retro and its team make sure to connect with fans as much as possible. They have quickly became trendsetters in music, fashion, and everyday life styles of young adults, sending the message that its cool to be a ‘Reirdo’, it just means you’re different from the rest.
Shad, is known as the laid back lyricist of the duo. His vocal delivery is strong, forceful, yet flashy. Growing up in the industry and watching the success of the St. Lunatics under his fathers (T-Luv) management, Shad knew right away he wanted to be an artist. His plan is ‘To kill the game in every aspect.’
Lil Shawn, on the other hand is like the energizer bunny always coming up with something new and ready for anything. His lyrics are fun and relatable with a smooth delivery. Looking up to his uncle ‘Nelly’ and his music career, Lil Shawn found his passion for music. At the age of 13 Lil Shawn’s mother passed away causing him to live back and forth between different family members. His mission for the group is to create timeless music and to connect with fans all over the world by combining an ambitious blend of every music genres.
To Lil Shawn and Shad ‘JGE’ Stands for ‘Jackie Gabrielle Entertainment.’ Jackie is the mother of Lil Shawn and Gabrielle is the mother of Shad. Retro was later added to separate their name from other members of the JGE organization. Retro comes from their love of retro shoes and clothing. The group loves to find old styles and make them new trends rather in music or fashion.