Soul Singer Jac Ross Says "It's Ok To Be Black"

Jac Ross is a soul singer with the voice of change we need. In recent months, as we have experienced turmoil in our community, Jac has used his voice to sing about the change that must happen for our culture to thrive. Jac’s voice is truly soul-stirring, his voice is powerful and his songs are thought-provoking. He has the kind of songs that can potentially shift a culture, perhaps a generation. He embodies the iconic voice of some of his predecessors and someday will join some of the greatest consciousness songs such as Marvin Gaye's What’s Going On?, Otis Redding's Change Is Gonna Come, Billie Holiday's Strange Fruit and James Brown's Fight The Power. Jac sings uplifting lyrics that advocate for cultural, social, and political issues. Let's see what Jac had to say.

Tell us about Jac Ross the man, the entertainer and the Black man.

Jac Ross the man is very easy-going and aims to try to make a positive impact in as many lives as possible. The entertainer in me is a more amplified version of me as a man; I enjoy using the stage in order to spread my message of hope. Jac Ross the Black man is proud of his heritage and is hopeful that better days will come for all Black people across the globe.  With everything going on in today's society from the pandemic to racism, how do you stay motivated?  How do you motivate others?

With everything going on today, I stay motivated by being creative, writing songs and praying. This combination keeps me stable and also allows me to put energy into motivating others. I use my musical gifts such as singing and playing keys and try to inspire people through songs every Monday and Thursday on my YouTube live sho