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J Kwon

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J Kwon

J-Kwon first rose to stardom with his single “Tipsy” from his 2004 album Hood Hop, which peaked at #7 on the Billboard 200.[4] The first single from the album, “Tipsy”, peaked at #2 in his native United States and at #4 in the United Kingdom. Other singles included “You & Me” with Sadiyyah and “Hood Hop”.

For the 2005 film XXX: State of the Union, J-Kwon performed the single “Get XXX’d” with Petey Pablo and Ebony Eyez. J-Kwon began working on the follow-up to Hood Hop, Louisville Slugger, that year also.[5] He collaborated with comedian Andy Milonakis in “Like Dis”, to promote The Andy Milonakis Show, and appeared on Bow Wow’s single “Fresh Azimiz”.In 2008, he released a single “Boo Boo” through his own label Hood Hop Music with album Hood Hop 2 following the next year exclusively for digital download.[6] Follow-up Hood Hop 2.5 was released on CD on July 28, 2009. Its first official single was “Louie Bounce (I Smacked Nikki)”.[7]

A March 2010 report released by Jones’ record label, Gracie Entertainment, revealed that he had been missing since early February 2010.[8] Later the same month, MTV News reported that he had been in touch with the record label, confirming that he was alive and well.[9] He was later quoted as saying he was “just taking some time out.”[10] J-Kwon released his fourth studio album on March 23, 2010, entitled J-Kwon.[11]