Jim Jones (rapper)

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Legal name: Joseph Jimmy Guillermo Jones II


Joseph Guillermo Jones II (born July 15, 1976), better known by his stage name Jim Jones (formerly Jimmy Jones), is an American hip hop recording artist from Harlem, New York City, New York. Jones, an original member of hip hop collective The Diplomats (also known as Dipset), is also the co-CEO of Diplomat Records, alongside longtime friend and fellow Harlem-bred rapper, Cam'ron. Jones is also a noted music video director under the pseudonym CAPO, having directed videos for artists including Cam'ron, Juelz Santana, Remy Ma and State Property.

In 2004, he released his solo debut album On My Way to Church. The release of his second album, Harlem: Diary of a Summer in 2005, coincided with Jones' landing an executive position in A&R at E1 Music. A year later he was on his third album Hustler's P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment) (2006), which spawned his biggest single to date, "We Fly High". The song reached number five on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). In 2006, Jones also formed the hip hop group ByrdGang and launched ByrdGang Records. The group released their debut album M.O.B.: The Album, under the newly found label in 2008. Jones followed up with his fourth solo album Pray IV Reign, which was released in March 2009, under Columbia Records. The album spawned the hit single "Pop Champagne". In April 2011 Jones released his fifth album, Capo, which was supported by the lead single, "Perfect Day".

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2004 On My Way to Church Jim Jones 1
2004 The Diplomats Present Jim Jones, Ghetto Advocate - On My Way to Church Jim Jones 1
2005 Harlem: Diary of a Summer Jim Jones 1
2006 Hustler’s P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment) Jim Jones 3
2006 Dipset Christmas Jim Jones 1
2006 Dipset X-Mas Jim Jones 1
2008 Harlem's American Gangster Jim Jones 1
2009 Pray IV Reign Jim Jones 1
2011 Capo Jim Jones 1
2014 We Own the Night, Part 2: Memoirs of a Hustler Jim Jones 1

Album + Mixtape/Street

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2010 Capo Life Jim Jones 1
2015 Miami Vampin Jim Jones 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2007 Sticky Icky Pitbull feat. Jim Jones 1
2007 Party Like a Rockstar (remix) Shop Boyz feat. Lil' Wayne, Chamillionaire & Jim Jones 5
2007 Looking At the Game Jim Jones feat. Stack Bundles 1
2010 Blow Your Smoke Jim Jones feat. Rell 1
2010 Christmas in Harlem Kanye West feat. Cam'ron, Jim Jones, Vado, CyHi da Prynce, Pusha T, Musiq Soulchild, Teyana Taylor & Big Sean 1
2011 Hold You Down Jim Jones feat. Olivia 1

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