Michael Jones (born August 20, 1980), better known by his stage name Wax, is an American musician, rapper, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer. He became a YouTube star after uploading several videos of himself rapping and singing. He currently resides in Venice, Los Angeles, California.
Wax is of Irish/Cuban descent and hails from Dunkirk, in Calvert County, Maryland and grew up watching music videos and live performances on MTV. His biggest influences from his early childhood were Guns N' Roses and DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince. Soon after in sixth grade he picked up a guitar and started singing and rapping Then in middle school he started listening to artists such as - Eazy-E, N.W.A, and Too Short.