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Just Blaze was born January 8

Just Blaze was born on January 8

New Jersey superproducer Just Blaze was born in 1978. Born Justin Gregory Smith, he’s made hits for Jay-Z, Beanie Sigel, Jadakiss, Usher, Saigon, and many more. He got his start with Mase and Harlem World and went on a major run with Roc-A-Fella and other east coast acts.

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Just Blaze grew up in Paterson, NJ. He’s an avid gamer and porogrammer in addition to being CEO of Fort Knocks Entertainment. More recently, he’s produced for Jay Electronica, worked with Kendrick Lamar and Beyonce on her Lemonade project, and worked with Mac Miller, Vic Mensa, Lil Baby, and Westside Gunn.