Jason Clayborn is the oldest of six born to Jocelyn Clayborn in Louisville, Kentucky. Clayborn’s gospel music roots run deep, He is the grandson to Wilma Clayborn who was the first female gospel music disc jockey for the local gospel radio station. She also owned one of the only gospel music record stores in the state. At an early age, Clayborn began singing and playing drums in the local church and in the National Convention of Gospels Choirs andChoruses (NCGCC). Clayborn has toured the world with other national artists including several European and African tours with Dr. Ron Kenoly. In 2002, Clayborn was signed to Tyscot Records as a member of the world-renowned hip-hop gospel group, The Righteous Riders. During this time, Clayborn was nominated for three Gospel Music Association (GMA) awards, and a Stellar Award. Clayborn has also made appearances on BET, TBN and was a Kellogg’s Choir Competition spokesperson.
Clayborn has written several hit songs for other artists including: VaShawn Mitchell’s “I Worship You” and “Over and Over,” which featured gospel music legend, Kim Burrell; Wess Morgan’s “Get Me Thru” which sat on the Billboard Charts for several weeks; Ricky Dillard’s “I Survived It” and Hezekiah Walker’s “You’re All I Need” and “Better”. Clayborn’s “Better” went on to peak at number one on the Billboard charts for 18 weeks. It also garnered Clayborn nominations for a Dove Award (won), Stellar Award, Soul Train Award, Billboard Award, and Grammy Award.
In April of 2016, Clayborn founded The Atmosphere Changers (also known as TAC), which is a gospel music choir comprised of young adults (ages 18-34) from Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio. After just a short period of time, TAC went on to perform at the 100th Anniversary of the Metro United Way, who were celebrating their 1 billion dollar
fundraising goal to give to local charities.
In February of 2019, Clayborn rejoined the Tyscot Records family. Clayborn & The Atmosphere Changers released their debut single to radio in June of 2019.
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