RJ Bloke aka Jay Souza is the singer-songwriter for roots rock, alt-country band Patrolled By Radar based in Los Angeles, CA. His mother is the great granddaughter of Irish poet William Butler Yeats.

Shortly after Bloke was born in Boston, MA the family relocated to Atlanta, GA. At age 5, his father left his mother taking he and his younger brother back to Boston where they were raised around the family trucking business, in a 'triple decker' along with an aunt, uncle, and seven cousins. He rode shotgun on the big-rigs most summers during childhood, throughout the Northeast.

After college Bloke drove to Los Angeles without a license, registration, or windshield wipers, where he now lives with his wife Brooke and dog Aero.