Name: J Kwon at LIFE Beirut
Details: J-Kwon’s path to fame included mooning Arista head L.A. Reid and mocking producer Jermaine Dupri.
Before turning 18, his debut single, “Tipsy,” had reached the Top Ten of just about every singles chart. “Tipsy” was also used as a soundtrack in several top chart movies including the comedy film PROJECT X in 2012. Another top chart single was “You and Me” Featuring Sadiyyah.
Overseen by Dupri and produced almost in full by the Track Boyz, J-Kwon’s full-length debut — Hood Hop, released in March of 2004 –appeared just as the hit was becoming unavoidable, and it went platinum.
In 2005 J-Kwon produced the single XXX’d with Petey Pablo and Ebony Eyez as a soundtrack for the movie XXX: State of Union.
He then appeared on Bow Wow’s single “Fresh Azimiz” (a Top 20 R&B/Hip-Hop hit), and returned in early 2009 with Hood Hop 2, an independently released album made available as a digital download. Hood Hop 2.5, released a few months later, was made available in physical form.
In 2010, he issued a self-titled album, another independent disc. Andy Kellman, Rovi.
J-Kwon is currently working on releasing his 5th Album featuring RnB and Hiphop legends.
Place: LIFE Beirut
Date: 25 January 2013
Time: 10:00 P.M