Lil Jon
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Jonathan Mortimer Smith (born January 27, 1971), better known by his stage name Lil Jon, is an American rapper, music producer, entrepreneur
Entrepreneur
An entrepreneur is an owner or manager of a business enterprise who makes money through risk and initiative.The term was originally a loanword from French and was first defined by the Irish-French economist Richard Cantillon. Entrepreneur in English is a term applied to a person who is willing to...

, and occasional disc jockey
Disc jockey
A disc jockey, also known as DJ, is a person who selects and plays recorded music for an audience. Originally, "disc" referred to phonograph records, not the later Compact Discs. Today, the term includes all forms of music playback, no matter the medium.There are several types of disc jockeys...

 who was a member of the group Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz. Lil Jon formed the group in 1997, and the group released several albums between then and 2004. He then went on solo and released a new album in 2010 called Crunk Rock
Crunk Rock
Crunk Rock is the solo debut album by American Crunk artist Lil Jon, released on June 8, 2010 by BME and Universal Republic. The symbols at the bottom of the album's cover are Japanese Katakana characters, which read "Kurunku Rokku"....

.
Lil' Jon was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta is the capital and most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia. According to the 2010 census, Atlanta's population is 420,003. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, which is home to 5,268,860 people and is the ninth largest metropolitan area in...

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Jonathan Mortimer Smith (born January 27, 1971), better known by his stage name Lil Jon, is an American rapper, music producer, entrepreneur
Entrepreneur
An entrepreneur is an owner or manager of a business enterprise who makes money through risk and initiative.The term was originally a loanword from French and was first defined by the Irish-French economist Richard Cantillon. Entrepreneur in English is a term applied to a person who is willing to...

, and occasional disc jockey
Disc jockey
A disc jockey, also known as DJ, is a person who selects and plays recorded music for an audience. Originally, "disc" referred to phonograph records, not the later Compact Discs. Today, the term includes all forms of music playback, no matter the medium.There are several types of disc jockeys...

 who was a member of the group Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz. Lil Jon formed the group in 1997, and the group released several albums between then and 2004. He then went on solo and released a new album in 2010 called Crunk Rock
Crunk Rock
Crunk Rock is the solo debut album by American Crunk artist Lil Jon, released on June 8, 2010 by BME and Universal Republic. The symbols at the bottom of the album's cover are Japanese Katakana characters, which read "Kurunku Rokku"....

.

Early life

Lil' Jon was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta is the capital and most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia. According to the 2010 census, Atlanta's population is 420,003. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, which is home to 5,268,860 people and is the ninth largest metropolitan area in...

. He graduated from Douglass High School.

Early career

After working as a DJ for Atlanta night clubs, he started working for So So Def Recordings between 1993 and 2000.
Jonathan Mortimer Smith (born January 27, 1971), better known by his stage name Lil Jon, is an American rapper, music producer, entrepreneur
Entrepreneur
An entrepreneur is an owner or manager of a business enterprise who makes money through risk and initiative.The term was originally a loanword from French and was first defined by the Irish-French economist Richard Cantillon. Entrepreneur in English is a term applied to a person who is willing to...

, and occasional disc jockey
Disc jockey
A disc jockey, also known as DJ, is a person who selects and plays recorded music for an audience. Originally, "disc" referred to phonograph records, not the later Compact Discs. Today, the term includes all forms of music playback, no matter the medium.There are several types of disc jockeys...

 who was a member of the group Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz. Lil Jon formed the group in 1997, and the group released several albums between then and 2004. He then went on solo and released a new album in 2010 called Crunk Rock
Crunk Rock
Crunk Rock is the solo debut album by American Crunk artist Lil Jon, released on June 8, 2010 by BME and Universal Republic. The symbols at the bottom of the album's cover are Japanese Katakana characters, which read "Kurunku Rokku"....

.

Early life

Lil' Jon was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta is the capital and most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia. According to the 2010 census, Atlanta's population is 420,003. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, which is home to 5,268,860 people and is the ninth largest metropolitan area in...

. He graduated from Douglass High School.

Early career

After working as a DJ for Atlanta night clubs, he started working for So So Def Recordings between 1993 and 2000.
Jonathan Mortimer Smith (born January 27, 1971), better known by his stage name Lil Jon, is an American rapper, music producer, entrepreneur
Entrepreneur
An entrepreneur is an owner or manager of a business enterprise who makes money through risk and initiative.The term was originally a loanword from French and was first defined by the Irish-French economist Richard Cantillon. Entrepreneur in English is a term applied to a person who is willing to...

, and occasional disc jockey
Disc jockey
A disc jockey, also known as DJ, is a person who selects and plays recorded music for an audience. Originally, "disc" referred to phonograph records, not the later Compact Discs. Today, the term includes all forms of music playback, no matter the medium.There are several types of disc jockeys...

 who was a member of the group Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz. Lil Jon formed the group in 1997, and the group released several albums between then and 2004. He then went on solo and released a new album in 2010 called Crunk Rock
Crunk Rock
Crunk Rock is the solo debut album by American Crunk artist Lil Jon, released on June 8, 2010 by BME and Universal Republic. The symbols at the bottom of the album's cover are Japanese Katakana characters, which read "Kurunku Rokku"....

.

Early life

Lil' Jon was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta is the capital and most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia. According to the 2010 census, Atlanta's population is 420,003. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, which is home to 5,268,860 people and is the ninth largest metropolitan area in...

. He graduated from Douglass High School.

Early career

After working as a DJ for Atlanta night clubs, he started working for So So Def Recordings between 1993 and 2000.

Lil' Jon & the East Side Boyz

Smith took the stage name Lil' Jon and formed musical group Lil' Jon & the East Side Boyz with hype men/rappers Big Sam (born Sam Norris) and Lil' Bo (Wendell Neal). The group signed to the Atlanta-based Mirror Image Records and were distributed by Ichiban Records. In 1997, Lil' Jon & the East Side Boyz debuted with Get Crunk, Who U Wit: Da Album
Get Crunk, Who U Wit: Da Album
Get Crunk, Who U Wit: Da Album is the debut album by Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz.-Track listing:# "Album Intro" - 0:26# "Bounce Dat Ass" - 5:38# "Shake Your Booty" - 5:41# "Get Crunk " - 0:49# "Get Crunk" - 4:24...

. It included singles "Who U Wit?" and "Shawty Freak a Lil' Sumthin'", the latter of which came out in 1998. Both singles charted on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, is a chart released weekly by Billboard in the United States.The chart, initiated in 1942, is used to track the success of popular music songs in urban, or primarily African American, venues. Dominated over the years at various times by jazz, rhythm and blues, doo-wop, soul,...

 chart at #70 and #62 respectively. In 2000 Jon took part in starting up his own label BME Recordings and signed a distribution agreement with Norcross, Georgia based Southern Music Distribution. There he released his break through album titled We Still Crunk. Among the tracks on that project was the hit single "I Like Dem Girlz", which reached #55 on the R&B chart and #3 on the Hot Rap Tracks
Hot Rap Tracks
Rap Songs is a chart released weekly by Billboard in the United States. It lists the 25 most popular hip-hop/rap songs, calculated weekly by airplay on rhythmic and urban radio stations and sales in hip hop-focused or exclusive markets. From 1989 through 2001, it was based on how much the single...

 chart.

After hearing feedback that Lil' Jon was "the new guy" from street team
Street team
A street team is a term used in marketing to describe a group of people who 'hit the streets' promoting an event or a product. 'Street Teams' are a powerful promotional tool that has been adopted industry wide as a standard line item in marketing budgets by entertainment companies, record labels,...

 people in the markets where he was attracting his biggest audiences - namely Atlanta, St. Louis, Memphis and Dallas - A&R at TVT, Bryan Leach, went to one of his Atlanta shows and was blown away by the immense energy of the experience. Leach told HitQuarters
HitQuarters
HitQuarters is an international music industry publication and contact database founded in 1999. It is noted for in-depth interviews with industry figures, with past subjects including Simon Cowell, Martin Kierszenbaum, Jason Flom, Diane Warren, Peter Edge, Ron Fair and RedOne, as well as its A&R...

: "It was like early Beastie Boys, when they had the energy of a rock group but they were rapping, and ... that energy is what crunk music is all about." Lil' Jon & The East Side Boyz signed to TVT Records
TVT Records
TVT Records was an independent US record label founded by Steve Gottlieb. Over the course of its 25 year history the label released some 25 Gold, Platinum and Multi-platinum releases. Its roster included Nine Inch Nails, Ja Rule, Lil Jon, Underworld, The KLF, Sevendust, Brian Jonestown Massacre and...

 in 2001 and debuted there with Put Yo Hood Up
Put Yo Hood Up
Put Yo Hood Up is the third studio album by Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz.-Track listing:# "Y'all Ain't Ready"# "Uhh Ohh" '# "Put Yo Hood Up"...

, which combined previously released tracks with new ones. The group's first nationally played single was "Bia' Bia'", which featured rappers Ludacris
Ludacris
Christopher Brian Bridges , better known by his stage name Ludacris, is an American rapper and actor. Along with his manager, Chaka Zulu, Ludacris is the co-founder of Disturbing tha Peace, an imprint distributed by Def Jam Recordings...

, Too Short, Big Kapp, and Chyna Whyte. "Bia' Bia'" peaked at #97 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #47 on the Billboard R&B chart.

In 2002, the group released Kings of Crunk
Kings of Crunk
Kings of Crunk is the fourth studio album by Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz.Based on the success of the album's second single "Get Low", Kings of Crunk made the top twenty of the US album chart in September 2003...

. "I Don't Give A..." was its first single; it featured Mystikal
Mystikal
Michael Lawrence Tyler , better known by his stage name Mystikal, is an American rapper, and actor from New Orleans.-1993-1994: Early career:...

 and Krayzie Bone
Krayzie Bone
Anthony Henderson better known as Krayzie Bone, is an American rapper and is a former member of the rap group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.-Solo career:Krayzie Bone recorded his solo debut, Thug Mentality 1999, in 1998...

 and peaked at #50 on the R&B chart. The group's next single, a collaboration with fellow Atlanta hip hop group Ying Yang Twins
Ying Yang Twins
The Ying Yang Twins is an Atlanta-based American crunk rap duo consisting of Kaine and D-Roc . The group debuted in 2000 and rose to mainstream popularity in 2003 collaborating with Lil Jon in his single "Get Low"...

 titled "Get Low
Get Low (song)
"Get Low" is a popular song by Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz featuring Ying Yang Twins, released in 2003. It is featured on the 2002 album Kings of Crunk. The song reached number two on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart and number 20 on the US Hot Digital Songs...

", became popular in nightclubs nationwide and reached the top ten of the Hot 100.Crunk Juice
Crunk Juice
Crunk Juice is the fifth studio album by American recording artists Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz, released in November 16, 2004, on TVT/BME...

followed in 2004, led by "What U Gon' Do
What U Gon' Do
"What U Gon' Do" is a single by Lil Jon & the Eastside Boyz from their album Crunk Juice and features Lil Scrappy. It is one of the best known songs that Lil' Jon & The Eastside Boyz recorded together...

" featuring Lil' Scrappy. "What U Gon' Do" peaked at #22 on the Hot 100, #13 on the R&B chart, and #5 on the rap chart; its follow-up, "Lovers & Friends
Lovers & Friends
"Lovers and Friends" is a song that was released in 2004 as a single by Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz from their album Crunk Juice. The single features Usher and Ludacris. The single peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100....

" featuring Usher
Usher (entertainer)
Usher Terry Raymond IV , who performs under the mononym Usher, is an American singer-songwriter, and actor. He is considered around the world to be the reigning King of R&B. Usher rose to fame in the late 1990s with the release of his second album My Way, which spawned his first Billboard Hot 100...

 and Ludacris
Ludacris
Christopher Brian Bridges , better known by his stage name Ludacris, is an American rapper and actor. Along with his manager, Chaka Zulu, Ludacris is the co-founder of Disturbing tha Peace, an imprint distributed by Def Jam Recordings...

, peaked at #3 (Hot 100), #2 (R&B), and #1 (rap).

Solo career and production

In addition to leading Lil' Jon & The East Side Boyz, Lil' Jon has also produced many hit urban singles. From 2003 to 2005, while still with The East Side Boyz, Lil' Jon produced hits like "Salt Shaker
Salt Shaker (song)
"Salt Shaker" is a crunk music song released by rap group the Ying Yang Twins featuring Lil Jon and The East Side Boyz. It was released on their third studio album, Me & My Brother . The song was released as the album's second single...

" by Ying Yang Twins, "Yeah!
Yeah! (Usher song)
"Yeah!" is a song by American singer Usher, released on 3 February 2004 as the lead single from his hit fourth studio album Confessions. The song was written by Lil Jon, Sean Garrett, Patrick J. Que Smith, Ludacris, Robert McDowell, and LRoc. It was produced by Lil Jon, who combined crunk and R&B...

" by Usher
Usher (entertainer)
Usher Terry Raymond IV , who performs under the mononym Usher, is an American singer-songwriter, and actor. He is considered around the world to be the reigning King of R&B. Usher rose to fame in the late 1990s with the release of his second album My Way, which spawned his first Billboard Hot 100...

, "Freek-a-Leek
Freek-a-Leek
"Freek-a-Leek" is the title of a song co-written and recorded by American rapper Petey Pablo. It was released in May 2004 as the second single from his second album Still Writing in My Diary: 2nd Entry. It was produced by Lil Jon. The single peaked at number 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 in May 2004....

" by Petey Pablo
Petey Pablo
Moses Mortimer Barrett III , known by the stage name Petey Pablo, is an American rapper from Greenville, North Carolina.-Biography:...

, "Shorty Wanna Ride
Shorty Wanna Ride
"Shorty Wanna Ride" was the second single from Young Buck's first album, Straight Outta Cashville.-Background:Shorty Wanna Ride is produced by Lil Jon and is Young Buck's highest charting US single to date, at number 17 ....

" by Young Buck
Young Buck
David Darnell Brown , also known as Young Buck, is an American Southern rapper. Buck is a former member of the New York City Hip-Hop group G-Unit, also a former artist of G-Unit Records as of Nov 26, 2011...

, "Shake That Monkey" by Too Short, "Let's Go
Let's Go
-Albums:*Let's Go , by Rancid, or the title song*Let's Go , 1983*Let's Go! , 2001-Songs:*"Let's Go" , 1979*"Let's Go" , 2007...

" by Trick Daddy
Trick Daddy
Maurice Young , better known by his stage name Trick Daddy, is a certified platinum American rapper and producer from Miami, Florida.-Music career:...

, and "Girlfight
Girlfight (song)
"Girlfight" is the first single recorded by R&B singer Brooke Valentine. It was her first single from her debut album Chain Letter. The song features Lil Jon and Big Boi from OutKast. The song is about a tension between two girls who end up in a catfight and was a minor Top 30 hit, peaking at #23...

" by Brooke Valentine
Brooke Valentine
Kanesha Nichole Brookes , better known by her stage name Brooke Valentine, is an American R&B singer and former member of the group Best Kept Secret. In 2005, her single "Girlfight" was a hit on the United States single charts....

. Lil' Jon entered the San Francisco Bay Area
San Francisco Bay Area
The San Francisco Bay Area, commonly known as the Bay Area, is a populated region that surrounds the San Francisco and San Pablo estuaries in Northern California. The region encompasses metropolitan areas of San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose, along with smaller urban and rural areas...

 hyphy
Hyphy
The word hyphy is Conor Devlin's preferred short word meaning "hyperactive." It was created by Bay Area rapper Keak Da Sneak when he used the term on an album he recorded in 1994. From the USA Today article: "Every record label was getting at us at that time, but we fumbled the ball," says E-40,...

 music scene in 2006 with his collaborations with Bay Area rapper E-40
E-40
Earl Stevens , better known by his stage name E-40, is an American rapper, entrepreneur, and investor from Vallejo, California. He is also part of the rap group The Click and the founder of Sick Wid It Records. His solo debut album, Federal, was released in November 1992, after The Click's debut...

: Lil' Jon produced E-40's single "Tell Me When To Go
Tell Me When to Go
"Tell Me When to Go" is the first single from E-40's BME/Warner Bros. debut, My Ghetto Report Card. Keak da Sneak is also featured on the track. It was produced by Lil Jon, and one of the first singles to kick off the hyphy movement on a national level...

" and had E-40 and Atlanta rapper Sean P on his own "Snap Yo Fingers
Snap Yo Fingers
"Snap Yo Fingers" is a 2006 single by Atlanta based rapper/producer Lil Jon. It was originally intended to be the first single from Lil Jon's solo debut album Crunk Rock...

". In 2006, Lil' Jon severed his negotiation with record label TVT. He vowed never to record for TVT Records again, alleging that TVT owner Steve Gottlieb was shortchanging him. He also began recording a rock music album, Crunk Rock
Crunk Rock
Crunk Rock is the solo debut album by American Crunk artist Lil Jon, released on June 8, 2010 by BME and Universal Republic. The symbols at the bottom of the album's cover are Japanese Katakana characters, which read "Kurunku Rokku"....

; in May 2006 he began recording in Las Vegas, Nevada
Las Vegas, Nevada
Las Vegas is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Nevada and is also the county seat of Clark County, Nevada. Las Vegas is an internationally renowned major resort city for gambling, shopping, and fine dining. The city bills itself as The Entertainment Capital of the World, and is famous...

 because rock band The Killers was recording its upcoming album Sam's Town
Sam's Town
-Band:*Brandon Flowers – lead vocals, keyboards, bass *Dave Keuning – guitar, background vocals*Mark Stoermer – bass, background vocals, guitar *Ronnie Vannucci – drums, percussion-Additional musicians:...

there and the East Side Boyz signed a new deal with Rick Robinson aka Double R CEO and Founder of IMG Recordings, which the album got pushed back to 2010.

MTV News reported in March 2008 that Crunk Rock was taking more time to complete than Lil' Jon already planned. As part of TVT Records' 2008 bankruptcy auction, Lil' Jon withdrew his multi-million dollar objection to the TVT sale proceedings and agreed to TVT’s transfer of his artist agreement to The Orchard
The Orchard (music label)
The Orchard is a New York City based digital distribution and entertainment services company that works with independent artists and labels, and content providers...

. In return, The Orchard released Lil' Jon from all future obligations and returned the rights to the master recordings of Crunk Rock.
Crunk Rock was finally released on June 8, 2010 and it features artists such as LMFAO
LMFAO (group)
LMFAO is an American electro pop duo consisting of rappers, producers, dancers, and DJs Redfoo and SkyBlu . The group formed in 2006 in Los Angeles, California. Redfoo is SkyBlu's uncle. Redfoo is also the son of music mogul Berry Gordy, SkyBlu a grandson...

, Soulja Boy
Soulja Boy
DeAndre Cortez Way , better known by his stage name Soulja Boy Tell 'Em, or simply Soulja Boy, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, entrepreneur, and internet personality....

, Ying Yang Twins
Ying Yang Twins
The Ying Yang Twins is an Atlanta-based American crunk rap duo consisting of Kaine and D-Roc . The group debuted in 2000 and rose to mainstream popularity in 2003 collaborating with Lil Jon in his single "Get Low"...

, Waka Flocka Flame
Waka Flocka Flame
Juaquin Malphurs , better known by his stage name Waka Flocka Flame, is an American rapper signed to 1017 Brick Squad and Warner Bros. He is a Southern hip hop artist best known for his singles "O Let's Do It", "Hard in da Paint" & "No Hands", along with his debut album, Flockaveli...

, R.Kelly, and many more. In March 2011, Lil Jon took part in the fourth season of The Celebrity Apprentice
The Apprentice (U.S. season 11)
The Celebrity Apprentice 4 is the eleventh installment of the United States version of the reality television series, The Apprentice. On May 16, 2010, NBC announced that the show would be returning to its Celebrity Apprentice format after returning to its regular version for the tenth season of...

on NBC and was eliminated in the Final Four. In July 2011, in a recent interview has said that he is working on a new studio album and has released a song with LMFAO
LMFAO (group)
LMFAO is an American electro pop duo consisting of rappers, producers, dancers, and DJs Redfoo and SkyBlu . The group formed in 2006 in Los Angeles, California. Redfoo is SkyBlu's uncle. Redfoo is also the son of music mogul Berry Gordy, SkyBlu a grandson...

 called "Drink" and he enjoys playing Call of Duty: MW3 with Fat Joe and the East Side Boyz.

Musical style

Jason Birchmeier of allmusic has described Lil' Jon's production as "bass-heavy" and his album Put Yo Hood Up
Put Yo Hood Up
Put Yo Hood Up is the third studio album by Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz.-Track listing:# "Y'all Ain't Ready"# "Uhh Ohh" '# "Put Yo Hood Up"...

as having "a long and varied list of guest rappers to accompany the beats". With the guest performers featured on that album much more than the East Side Boyz, Birchmeier remarked: "The end result is an album that resembles a street-level mixtape rather than a traditional artist-oriented album". Alex Henderson, also of allmusic, contrasted Lil' Jon's style of "rowdy, in-your-face, profanity-filled party music" with other Southern rappers', those who "have a gansta/thug life agenda" and those who convey "serious sociopolitical messages". Lil' Jon has also found influence in rock music, having worked with Rick Rubin
Rick Rubin
Frederick Jay "Rick" Rubin is an American record producer and the co-president of Columbia Records. Along with Russell Simmons, Rubin was the co-founder of Def Jam Records and also established American Recordings...

 and Korn
Korn
Korn is an American nu metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993. The current band line up includes four members: Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, and Ray Luzier. The band was formed as an expansion of L.A.P.D.The band released their first demo album,...

. For Trick Daddy's "Let's Go", Lil' Jon sampled the bass line from Ozzy Osbourne
Ozzy Osbourne
John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne is an English vocalist, whose musical career has spanned over 40 years. Osbourne rose to prominence as lead singer of the pioneering English heavy metal band Black Sabbath, whose radically different, intentionally dark, harder sound helped spawn the heavy metal...

's "Crazy Train
Crazy Train
"Crazy Train" is a song written by Ozzy Osbourne, Randy Rhoads and Bob Daisley. It was released as the first single in 1980 on Osbourne's first solo studio album, Blizzard of Ozz. The song was recorded in 1980, a year after leaving Black Sabbath, and later included on the live album Tribute,...

".

Personal life

In 2004, Lil Jon was married in Puerto Rico. He also has a son named Slade Smith (born in 1998). Lil Jon attended St. Joseph's University from 1986-1988 where he left due to academic issues. He entered school as a Food Marketing Major but promptly left afterward.

Discography

Solo
  • Crunk Rock
    Crunk Rock
    Crunk Rock is the solo debut album by American Crunk artist Lil Jon, released on June 8, 2010 by BME and Universal Republic. The symbols at the bottom of the album's cover are Japanese Katakana characters, which read "Kurunku Rokku"....

    (2010)
  • Party Animal (TBA)


With the East Side Boyz
  • Get Crunk, Who U Wit: Da Album
    Get Crunk, Who U Wit: Da Album
    Get Crunk, Who U Wit: Da Album is the debut album by Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz.-Track listing:# "Album Intro" - 0:26# "Bounce Dat Ass" - 5:38# "Shake Your Booty" - 5:41# "Get Crunk " - 0:49# "Get Crunk" - 4:24...

    (1997)
  • We Still Crunk!! (2000)
  • Put Yo Hood Up
    Put Yo Hood Up
    Put Yo Hood Up is the third studio album by Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz.-Track listing:# "Y'all Ain't Ready"# "Uhh Ohh" '# "Put Yo Hood Up"...

    (2001)
  • Kings of Crunk
    Kings of Crunk
    Kings of Crunk is the fourth studio album by Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz.Based on the success of the album's second single "Get Low", Kings of Crunk made the top twenty of the US album chart in September 2003...

    (2002)
  • Crunk Juice
    Crunk Juice
    Crunk Juice is the fifth studio album by American recording artists Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz, released in November 16, 2004, on TVT/BME...

    (2004)

Video games

  • :Tony Hawk's American Wasteland
  • 25 To Life
    25 To Life
    25 To Life is a third-person shooter video game for Windows, PlayStation 2 and Xbox released in 2006. The game was developed by Avalanche Software and Ritual Entertainment, and was published by Eidos Interactive....

     (cameo appearance)
  • Def Jam: Icon
    Def Jam: Icon
    Def Jam: Icon is a fighting game, and is the third in Electronic Arts's Def Jam-licensed hip hop video game series. The game was developed by EA Chicago, developers of Fight Night Round 3 and is the first Def Jam game not to be developed by AKI Corporation. Unlike the previous games in the series,...

  • Need for Speed: Underground
    Need for Speed: Underground
    Need for Speed: Underground is the seventh racing game in the Need for Speed video game series developed by EA Black Box and published by Electronic Arts in 2003...

     "Get Low (song)
    Get Low (song)
    "Get Low" is a popular song by Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz featuring Ying Yang Twins, released in 2003. It is featured on the 2002 album Kings of Crunk. The song reached number two on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart and number 20 on the US Hot Digital Songs...

    " song is featured in this game
  • Def Jam: Icon
    Def Jam: Icon
    Def Jam: Icon is a fighting game, and is the third in Electronic Arts's Def Jam-licensed hip hop video game series. The game was developed by EA Chicago, developers of Fight Night Round 3 and is the first Def Jam game not to be developed by AKI Corporation. Unlike the previous games in the series,...

     "Get Low (song)
    Get Low (song)
    "Get Low" is a popular song by Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz featuring Ying Yang Twins, released in 2003. It is featured on the 2002 album Kings of Crunk. The song reached number two on the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart and number 20 on the US Hot Digital Songs...

    " song in this Game

Filmography

  • 2004: Soul Plane
    Soul Plane
    Soul Plane is a 2004 comedy film starring Kevin Hart, Method Man, Tom Arnold, D.L. Hughley, Mo'Nique, Loni Love, K.D. Aubert, Godfrey, and Snoop Dogg.-Plot:...

  • 2005: Boss'n Up
    Boss'n Up
    Snoop Dogg's "musical" film inspired by his preceding album R&G The Masterpiece, Boss 'n up debuted on 6 December 2005. It came out in DVD format. It was the first release of the newly founded Snoopadelic Films, run by Snoop Dogg....

  • 2005: Hip-Hop Honeys: Las Vegas
  • 2006: Date Movie
    Date Movie
    Date Movie is a 2006 American parody film, which was directed and written by Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer, two of the writers of the first Scary Movie. Much of the story line was based on that of the well-known romantic comedy My Big Fat Greek Wedding and Meet The Fockers...

  • 2006: Scary Movie 4
    Scary Movie 4
    Scary Movie 4 is the fourth film of the Scary Movie franchise, directed by David Zucker, written by Jim Abrahams, Craig Mazin and Pat Proft, and produced by Craig Mazin and Robert K. Weiss. It is distributed by The Weinstein Company via its Dimension Films unit in the U.S. and Television, and...

  • 2007: Class of 3000
    Class of 3000
    Class of 3000 is an American animated television series on Cartoon Network that was created by, was executively produced by, and starred André 3000 of the Hip Hop group OutKast as superstar and music teacher Sunny Bridges, set at Atlanta, Georgia's Westley School of Performing Arts. Mr...

  • 2008: Smoke and Mirrors
  • 2009: Pimp My Ride
    Pimp My Ride
    Pimp My Ride is a TV show produced by MTV. Each episode consists of taking one car in poor condition and restoring it and customizing it.The original United States version was hosted by rapper Xzibit...

     International
  • 2010: Freaknik: The Musical
    Freaknik: The Musical
    Freaknik: The Musical is a musical special produced by T-Pain. It features the voice of T-Pain as the Ghost of Freaknik, as well as the voices of entertainers such as Lil Wayne, Young Cash, Snoop Dogg, Sophia Fresh, and Rick Ross, and comedians such as Andy Samberg and Charlie Murphy who provide...

    (voice only)
  • 2011: The Celebrity Apprentice 4
    The Apprentice (U.S. season 11)
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