Jordan Davis tribute song gaining views online

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- While the Michael Dunn trial blows up on social media, videos of 17-year-old Jordan Davis are getting thousands of views.

A video the Davis' family attorney John Phillips posted on YouTube shows Jordan Davis dancing. It's a video his father found of him and the track playing is a song local artist J-City created after Davis' death.

"It's like looking in the mirror, looking at me I do the same thing. I do the same exact thing, I'm no different than Jordan," said Jamaree Thomas 'J-City'.

J-City was 19 years old and fresh out of high school when Davis was shot and killed.

"Pretty much it touched me, I'm doing music and this kid gets killed over loud music," said J-City.

J-City gets emotional in a behind the scenes video while recording the Jordan Davis tribute song.

"My goal is to inspire others," said J-City.

The words in the song have a strong connection with the Trayvon Martin case out of Sanford and Davis' case, saying "I'ma put my hoodie on and turn up this song."

"That line, like I said, it just came to me, the hoodie on of course, that's toward the Trayvon Martin, so I just wanted to incorporate all the mothers out there who may have lost their son of course, I couldn't mention everybody in there but you got two high profile cases," said J-City.

J-City has performed the song at several tribute celebrations for Jordan Davis. Since then, the number of shares, likes and views have skyrocketed and was even mentioned in the Rolling Stones article on Jordan Davis.

The artist says he's going to keep watching the trial and keep turning up his music.

To see J-City's music video directed by 'Across the Track"click here.


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