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Lil Jon

Jonathan Smith (born January 27, 1971), better known by his stage name Lil Jon, is an American rapper, record producer, entrepreneur, and international DJ who was a member of the group Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz. Lil Jon formed the group in 1997, and the group released several albums between then and 2004. He then went solo and released a new album in 2010 called Crunk Rock. After working as a DJ for Atlanta night clubs, he started working for So So Def Recordings between 1993 and 2000. The group signed to the Atlanta-based Mirror Image Records and were distributed by Ichiban Records. In 1997, Lil' Jon & the East Side Boyz debuted with Get Crunk, Who U Wit: Da Album. It included singles "Who U Wit?" and "Shawty Freak a Lil' Sumthin'", the latter of which came out in 1998. Both singles charted on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart at No. 70 and No. 62 respectively. In 2000 Jon took part in starting up his own label BME Recordings and signed a distribution agreement with Norcross, Georgia based Southern Music Distribution. There he released his break through album titled We Still Crunk. Among the tracks on that project was the hit single "I Like Those Girls," which reached

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Lil Jon Dumps Ice On Twerker -- This Girl's Ass Is On Fire!!! [VIDEO]

Lil Jon
Dumps Ice On Twerker This Girl's Ass Is On Fire!!!

WHAAAT! Things got way too hot for Lil Jon in Vegas last weekend -- some hot blonde chick twerked her ass off at his table ... and the rapper decided she needed to chill ... with a glass full of… READ MORE >

Lil Jon -- Do I Love the Pro Bowl? YEEEEAHHHHHH!!!!

Lil Jon
Do I Love the Pro Bowl? YEEEEAHHHHHH!!!!

We did it everybody ... we found the ONE GUY who actually enjoys the Pro Bowl ... Lil Jon. The rapper -- who's usually a staple at the Super Bowl -- was at LAX this week ... and while he told us… READ MORE >

- 267 days ago
Lil Jon -- Dishing on Meatloaf's Beef with Busey

Lil Jon
Dishing on Meatloaf's Beef with Busey

Lil Jon dropped some inside scoop on TMZ about the "Celebrity Apprentice" fight between Meatloaf and Gary Busey -- and he also told us the BIG SECRET ... that we already knew. Check out TMZ on TV… READ MORE >

- 1260 days ago
Lil Jon's Farewell Song for Amanda Bynes' Dog

Lil Jon's
Farewell Song for Amanda Bynes' Dog

Get your lighters out, because Lil Jon sang a touching farewell tune for Amanda Bynes' dog Little Angel ... who sadly passed away yesterday. Here's to you, dawg ... Check out TMZ on TV -- click… READ MORE >

- 1261 days ago
Lil Jon Replacing Lil Harvey on 'TMZ on TV'

Lil Jon Replacing Lil Harvey on 'TMZ on TV'

Yeeaaahhhhh!!!!! Lil Jon is back -- hosting "TMZ on TV" for his 3rd time!!! Dude's already spilled his guts about Gary Busey ... weighed in on Charlie Sheen ... and just told a story about the… READ MORE >

- 1261 days ago
Gary Busey -- Cracked Out on Stripper Pole

Gary Busey
Cracked Out on Stripper Pole

Gary Busey has finally bottomed out -- not only did he hit the stripper pole during a "Celebrity Apprentice" cast party in Vegas Sunday night ... he nearly lost his pants in the process. It all… READ MORE >

- 1290 days ago
Lil Jon & KFed Get Crunk in Vegas

Lil Jon & KFed Get Crunk in Vegas

Kevin Federline upped his street cred and partied with Lil Jon at Blush at the Wynn in Vegas last night.Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat?!Thanks to our pals at SpyOnVegas.com for the shot.  READ MORE >

- 1394 days ago
Lil Jon, Jose Canseco -- Bound for 'The Apprentice'

Lil Jon, Jose Canseco -- Bound for 'The Apprentice'

Is Lil Jon gonna be on the next season of "Celebrity Apprentice" ... YEEEAHHHH!!! TMZ has identified some of the contestants Donald Trump has selected for the upcoming season of his hit reality… READ MORE >

- 1436 days ago
Is Lil Jon Hosting 'TMZ on TV' Again ..... Yeeeeah!!!

Is Lil Jon Hosting 'TMZ on TV' Again ..... Yeeeeah!!!

He's baaaaaaaaack!!! Lil Jon -- and his chalice -- are making their triumphant return to the TMZ newsroom to host today's TMZ on TV! This time, Jon takes on everything from Hebrew ... to karate… READ MORE >

- 1508 days ago
Paris Hilton -- Old Reliable

Paris Hilton
Old Reliable

There is something safe and comforting about seeing Paris Hilton party it up in Las Vegas like the free and single woman that she is.To further hearken back to her heyday, Paris was joined at… READ MORE >

- 1607 days ago

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