Jelani Greenidge is a vocalist, songwriter, arranger, and producer with experience across various genres of music including gospel, jazz, hip-hop, pop, alternative rock, and various flavors of Caribbean island music. These experiences have served him well in the launch of Motif Worship, a keyboard training resource for worship leaders. Additionally, he uses accompaniment tracks with his latest group, known as Jelani and The Secret Five.
Jelani Greenidge is also part of the hip-hop crew The Iccsters. As G-Natural, his emcee persona, he rhymes alongside Sahaan “Sir-1″ McKelvey, a minister and mentor to at-risk youth and young adults across the city of Portland. Since 2000, The Iccsters have been ministry-minded veteran rappers who rhyme with a passion to engage believers and unbelievers alike. Alternately serious and funny, deeply metaphorical and boldly forthright, they dabble in a variety of styles as they inform and entertain.