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J-Kwon

Born: Mar 28, 1986 in St. Louis, MO
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Genre: R&B, Rap
Biography: J-Kwon's path to fame included mooning Arista head L.A. Reid and mocking producer Jermaine Dupri. These events helped gain the MC a contract with the latter's So So Def, a subsidiary of the former's employer. However, his life was far more turbulent before that; kicked out his mother's house at the age ...Read full biography
Hood Hop 2.5
Released: 2009
Label: Gracie
Critics' Rating:
Still a teen at the time, J-Kwon scored the pre-summertime smash of 2004 with the ode to underage drinking, "Tipsy." The album that followed, Hood Hop, a built-around-the-hit patchwork of a record released ...Read full review
Hood Hop
Released: 2004
Label: So So Def Records/Arista
Critics' Rating:
An adequate-at-best MC and a backing track tricked out with bold thievery from a handful of established producers. Somehow this added up to "Tipsy," one of the most rousing club-oriented rap singles of ...Read full review
More J-Kwon albums: Main Albums (4), Singles & EPs (6)
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