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Lil Jon was born on January 17

Jonathan H. Smith was born in , GA in 1972. He performs under the name Lil Jon and is credited with originating the Crunk sound out of the South. He also helped define the hyphy sound with Oakland and Bay Area.

got his start as an A&R with So So Def, then as a producer, working with , Yin Yang Twins, Ciara, E-, and more. He’s more recently worked with Saweetie on her updated version from some of his songs including “Salt Shaker” and “Blow the Whistle” to name a couple.

MLK Jr.

5 times rappers mentioned Martin Luther King Jr.

Jeezy's first rap name was Lil J

Jeezy’s first rap name was Lil J