On a steamy Saturday night at Wynwood bar Bullfrog Eatz, a band prepared to perform. The members of Secret Identity stood patiently, respective instruments in tow. An announcer, reading from an archaic-looking book, introduced the main act: "Look up in the sky. It's a bird. It's a plane. It's a frog." It was Fitzroy, the self-described amphibian from outer space sent to Earth to save mankind through his uplifting music. Cloaking his person in sunglasses, headphones, and a cap, the galactic frontman opened his set demurely. His silky island accent lent an especially smooth cadence to his rhymes while the band played funky sounds that elicited enthusiastic howls from the audience. As the first song approached its climax, Fitzroy (real name Jason Jeffers) doffed his jacket, shoes, and hat to unleash his hip-grazing dreds and enigmatic stage presence. In a little more than a year, Jeffers has garnered a dedicated following, held residencies at local venues, and... More >>>
Fitzroy: "I don't plan to slow down till I get everywhere"