Lil Jon

Lil Jon

 

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Jonathan Smith (born January 17, 1971),[1] better known by his stage name Lil Jon, is an American rapper, record producer, record executive, and DJ. He was the frontman of the group Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz, which he formed in 1997, and they released several albums until 2004.

After going solo, he released a new album in 2010 titled Crunk Rock. He was featured on Celebrity Apprentice during its 11th and 13th seasons.

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Alive
Song
Alive is a song by musical artist Lil Jon, released on January 26, 2018.
Get Down
Song
Get Down is a song by musical artist Lil Jon, released on January 19, 2018.
In The Pit
Song
In The Pit is a song by musical artist Lil Jon, released on June 21, 2017.
Turn Down for What
 
"Turn Down for What" is a song by DJ Snake and Lil Jon released on December 18, 2013.

Photos - Lil Jon710

People Recently Photographed with Lil Jon4

Popular Albums11

Album Appearances & References185

Popular Songs26

Song Appearances & References56

Films4

Soundtrack Film Appearances1

TV Shows10

Collaborators & Influencers100

Other Music-Related Relationships2

Personal & Professional Relationships1

Awards & Nominations6

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Videos79

Spotify - Albums & Singles222

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Concerts7

News Articles30

Lil Jon Opens Second School in Ghana
  –  January 26, 2018
UPDATE: Rapper Lil Jon has given $70,000 to fund a new school in Ghana through non-profit organization Pencils of Promise. Mafi Atitekpo DA Primary School is the second school to open to open because of funding from the music artist. “I’m all about ...
Lil Jon Taps Offset and 2 Chainz for New Song “Alive”
  –  January 26, 2018
The manifestation of “Alive” came about when Lil Jon appeared on Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry. When the "In the Pit" rapper-producer beckoned advice from Henry regarding his music career, a symbol for two chains crossed the medium’s mind.
Rapper Lil Jon breaks ground on a second school in Ghana
  –  January 24, 2018
Lil Jon donated $70,000 to help get the two schools off the ground. Pencils of Promise was founded by Adam Braun, the brother of music manager Scooter Braun, who famously launched the careers of Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande. The organization's mission ...
TY show delights audience
  –  February 17, 2018
They were quickly joined by the equally funny caretakers (Darren Bermingham, Kevin Daly, Barry Fox and Jonathan Smith). The storyteller for the ... As always, the final details were worked out in an original music sketch, composed by the class and compiled ...
Family Concerts Feature Nicaraguan Band
  –  February 8, 2018
The garden features 1925, a public art installation created by artists Kym Cochran and Jonathan Smith. Dubbed by LA Weekly as ... as DJs have displaced bands and electronic music from abroad has attracted the attention of Nicaragua’s youth, UCSB ...
9 TV Shows Canceled On Huge Cliffhangers (And 6 That Should Have Been)
  –  February 16, 2018
Writer Greg Garcia teased that while no answer was ever decided upon, talk around the table produced names like Dave Chappelle and Lil Jon… ReBoot was a groundbreaking show. It took both TV and CGI to places it had never gone before. Set in the ...
Smooth, Solid, and Cool: 25 Perfect Pop Songs for Figure Skating
  –  February 16, 2018
Certain modes of music just don’t harmonize with the act of gliding over, and spinning above, a frozen surface, a fact well illustrated by current American Olympian Jimmy Ma, who scored a routine to DJ Snake and Lil Jon’s dissonant, spastic club anthem ...
Watch: French Olympic Figure Skaters Skate To DISTURBED
  –  February 15, 2018
During these Olympics, skaters have performed to the likes of Beyonce, U2 and Lil Jon. French skating duo Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres decided to bring a little Disturbed to the Olympics and dance to that. "Figure skating transcends pop culture."
French Olympians Figure Skate To Disturbed
  –  February 15, 2018
Since they made the decision, we’ve witnessed solo skaters as well as skating teams break out songs by Beyoncé, U2, and Lil Jon, and we’ve seen them dance to a jazzy rendition of “Wonderwall” as well as Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s 2017 hit ...
EDM Producer/DJ Matt Barri, a Teenage Phenom, Joins Forces with Electro-pop Artist Emilie Brandt to Release New Single "All Out of Love"
  –  February 14, 2018
Barri's recent engagements include a live performance with Brandt at the legendary Troubadour in West Hollywood, CA, as well as sold out shows at large venues across the U.S. and Mexico, where he supported Lil Jon. Matt Barri is represented by W Music ...
Icons: Lu Diaz — Clearly the Best Mixer for DJ Khaled, Morgan Heritage and More
  –  February 14, 2018
Spanning the best of hip hop and reggae, his platinum and GRAMMY-winning track record is built on the likes of DJ Khaled, Beyoncé, The Baha Men, P Diddy, 50 Cent, Juvenile, Beenie Man, Trick Daddy, Lil Jon, Toni Braxton, Mary J Blige, Lauryn Hill ...
EDM Producer/DJ Matt Barri Joins Forces with Electro-Pop Artist Emilie Brandt to Release New Single ALL OUT OF LOVE
  –  February 14, 2018
Barri's recent engagements include a live performance with Brandt at the legendary Troubadour in West Hollywood, CA, as well as sold out shows at large venues across the U.S. and Mexico, where he supported Lil Jon. Matt Barri is represented by W Music ...
Jermaine Dupri Confirms “Money Ain’t A Thang” Is His Best Work
  –  February 13, 2018
“So I hired Lil Jon as my A&R, right? And I didn’t really need a A&R, and you know it was just a thing that you do it because that was what was in the making of having a record label. So there was this club that I used to go to and Lil Jon was the only ...
I Am Furious That The Beyoncé Figure Skater Did Not Win Olympic Gold
  –  February 12, 2018
US figure skater Jimmy Ma celebrated that by skating to Lil Jon's "Turn Down For What" in a recent national championship, thus clarifying the fact that skating to music with words fucking rules. And do you know who makes some of the best music with words?
Watch Figure Skaters Perform To Beyoncé & “Despacito” At The Winter Olympics
  –  February 12, 2018
That means that at this year’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Olympians can skate to things like Beyoncé, U2, and Lil Jon for the first time, and they are taking full advantage of that fact. For example, as Spin reports, Germany’s Paul ...
Winter Olympics Expected To Have More Of An EDM Presence Than Ever
  –  February 10, 2018
If you remember, he’s the figure skater that recently slayed the ice with a routine set to DJ Snake’s “Turn Down for What” featuring Lil Jon. The entire world saw how hype that was, so how will skaters possibly resist following suit?! We’ll have ...
Dollars & Chains: Hip-Hop’s Long-Standing Relationship With Jewelry
  –  February 8, 2018
Dang has made custom grills for Nelly, Juicy J, Kanye West, Beyoncé, Paul Wall, Rick Ross, Lil Jon and many other rappers and entertainers. My teeth gleaming like I’m chewing on aluminum foil/Smiling showing off my diamonds sipping on some potent oil ...
Bruno Mars Wants to Curate 2019 Super Bowl Halftime Show
  –  February 8, 2018
Bruno Mars wants to help the NFL in curating 2019’s Super Bowl halftime show by bringing out artists like Outkast, T.I., Gucci Mane, Lil’ Jon, Jermaine Dupri and more. He wants to celebrate the hip-hop culture in the Atlanta scene. He tweeted “You ...
Will the addition of lyrics have Olympic figure skating judges singing along?
  –  February 8, 2018
and judges were unimpressed, Ma scored a major victory in posing the musical question: Can DJ Snake and Lil Jon save figure skating? Four-time world champion and 1984 Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton thinks so. “Of all the rule changes they’ve had ...
Trump Jr.: My Dad Took Pictures With Rappers, So He Can’t Be Racist
  –  February 7, 2018
We say ‘hi.’ Have always been friends.” While it’s not true that “all the rappers” have photos with Trump, some do, including Snoop, Kanye, Ja Rule, and Lil Jon, who was a contestant on The Celebrity Apprentice. And Don Jr. is correct about the ...
Bruno Mars urges NFL to book a hip-hop artist for 2019 Super Bowl in Atlanta
  –  February 6, 2018
Just in case the commissioners are unaware of their options, Mars continued, "Outkast. T.I. Gucci, Lil Jon, Jeezy, Jermaine Dupri just to name a few. It would be the best party TV has ever seen!" . @NFL you have the opportunity to celebrate incredible Hip ...
2 Chainz Previews New Music
  –  February 6, 2018
Fresh off collaborations with Eminem, Dreezy, Offset, and Lil Jon, 2 Chainz is cooking up new music. The Atlanta rapper took to Instagram to tease some fresh material. Over a head-knocking beat, Tity Boi raps about driving his Panamera and being dipped ...
Bruno Mars wants Outkast, TI, more at 2019 Atlanta Super Bowl halftime show
  –  February 6, 2018
NFL you have the opportunity to celebrate incredible Hip Hop Artist from Atlanta Next year,” he wrote. “Outkast. T.I Gucci, Lil Jon, Jeezy, Jermaine Dupri just to name a few. It would be the best party TV has ever seen!” How much is he charging for ...
Bruno Mars calls on the NFL for a hip-hop Super Bowl halftime show
  –  February 6, 2018
Earlier this afternoon, the Grammy-embellished Mars (who performed at the Super Bowl in 2014 and 2016) tweeted at the NFL, proposing a hip-hop halftime show in 2019 and offering a dream roster of Atlanta icons: Outkast, T.I., Gucci Mane, Lil Jon ...
Maryland County votes in favor of ‘Black Lives Matter Week’ in Schools
  –  February 6, 2018
GIVING BACK: Rapper Lil Jon opens second school in Ghana — It is unclear what types of events and discussions will happen in the upcoming week and it will be up to the teachers’ discretion as to whether what they plan takes place during school ...
Lil Jon Opens Second School in Ghana
  –  January 26, 2018
UPDATE: Rapper Lil Jon has given $70,000 to fund a new school in Ghana through non-profit organization Pencils of Promise. Mafi Atitekpo DA Primary School is the second school to open to open because of funding from the music artist. “I’m all about ...
Lil Jon Taps Offset and 2 Chainz for New Song “Alive”
  –  January 26, 2018
It’s sort of amazing how things can come to fruition. In August 2016, Lil Jon visited a celebrity clairvoyant who mentioned 2 Chainz's name during his reading. Now, a year and a half later, the two have come together on “Alive,” and fellow Atlanta ...
Rapper Lil Jon breaks ground on a second school in Ghana
  –  January 24, 2018
(CNN)Rapper Lil Jon has been using his star power and wealth to help children in underdeveloped countries gain access to a proper education. A school he helped fund in partnership with the charity, Pencils of Promise, broke ground last month in Ghana, Lil ...
Lil John to Papa John's: I'll Be Your Next CEO (Okaaay!)
  –  December 29, 2017
A month after the Papa John's debacle that saw American neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer calling the brand the pizza of the alt-right, it's been given an unexpected holiday gift: a tweet from rapper Lil Jon, who said he'd like to be the company's CEO.
All Lil Jon wants for Christmas is to become the next CEO of Papa John's Pizza
  –  December 25, 2017
There's one thing that might be able to save Papa John's Pizza after the company saw its founder and CEO John Schnatter stepping down from his role after his comments disparaging the NFL protests. It's Lil Jon. Yep, you read that right. The rapper ...

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