Haystak is an American Southern rap musician from Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Jason Winfree was born to teenage parents in Lebanon, Tennessee, outside of Nashville and was raised by his grandparents. At the age of 15, he was arrested and convicted for bringing Valium and cocaine to school. He served two years and when he was released began a music career. He rapped about his life as so-called "white trash," exploring the social dimensions of being white and underprivileged in the South.