Jelani Greenidge is a vocalist, songwriter, producer and arranger with experience across various genres of music including gospel, jazz, hip-hop, pop, alternative rock, and various flavors of island music. As a DJ and hip-hop artist, he goes by the name G-Natural.
In 2019, Jelani released How I Resist, Vol. 1 and How I Resist, Vol. 2, meditations on what it means to be a committed Christian and a black man in today’s climate of rampant evangelical racism. Both albums are available on Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, TIDAL, and everywhere else digital music is streamed.
You can also find lyric videos, music parodies, preaching recaps and other video content on his YouTube channel.
Since 2001, G-Natural has part of the hip-hop crew The Iccsters, rhyming alongside Sahaan “Sir-1” McKelvey and Jaamar “J-MAC” McKelvey, both ministers and mentors to at-risk youth throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Jelani also has a multicultural worship band called Jelani & The Secret Five.