Jedi Mind Tricks (JMT) is an underground hip hop duo from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, founded by two high school friends, rapper Vinnie Paz (Vincenzo Luvineri) and producer Stoupe the Enemy of Mankind (Kevin Baldwin). In 1999 second rapper Jus Allah joined the group to record their second studio album, Violent by Design. Allah left the group shortly after, but returned in 2008 for the sixth studio album, A History of Violence. In 2011 Stoupe left the group because "his heart wasn't in making JMT records anymore". In 2013, Allah left again, and Stoupe returned in 2015.

DJ Kwestion mainly scratches choruses on the turntable. Kwestion is also a part of the group Skratch Makaniks. Kwestion, who is the tour DJ, was a replacement for JMT's previous DJ, Drew Dollars, who is no longer affiliated with the group.

JMT has collaborations with both regional MCs and rap veterans, including GZA, Kool G Rap, 7L & Esoteric, Sean Price, Ras Kass, Canibus, Percee P, Killah Priest, Immortal Technique, Block McCloud, Virtuoso, Louis Logic, R.A. the Rugged Man, Tragedy Khadafi, Chief Kamachi and Ill Bill. The group has sold over 250,000 albums in the United States and 450,000 albums worldwide, all of which were released independently.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1997 The Psycho-Social, Chemical, Biological, and Electro-Magnetic Manipulation of Human Consciousness Jedi Mind Tricks 4 3
2000 Violent by Design Jedi Mind Tricks 4 5
2003 Visions of Gandhi Jedi Mind Tricks 2
2004 Legacy of Blood Jedi Mind Tricks 3
2006 Servants in Heaven, Kings in Hell Jedi Mind Tricks 2.5 3
2008 A History of Violence Jedi Mind Tricks 1
2011 Violence Begets Violence Jedi Mind Tricks 1
2015 The Thief and the Fallen Jedi Mind Tricks 3

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2008 Divine Fire - The Story Of Jedi Mind Tricks Jedi Mind Tricks 1

Album + Remix

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2006 Servants In Heaven, Kings In Hell Remixes Jedi Mind Tricks 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2001 Retaliation / Retaliation (remix) / Blood Runs Cold Jedi Mind Tricks feat. Sean Price 1
2003 Animal Rap Jedi Mind Tricks feat. Kool G Rap 1
2005 The Age of Sacred Terror / Saviorself Jedi Mind Tricks feat. Killah Priest 5 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1996 The Amber Probe EP Jedi Mind Tricks 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2009 Greatest Features Jedi Mind Tricks 1

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