About James Savage

The Person

James Savage, 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.

The Rapper

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.  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. He was due to release his fourth album, Hotter Than Fish Grease, in 2000, but for legal reasons the album was never released