Joe Budden


Joe Budden (born August 31, 1980) is an American hip hop artist from Jersey City, New Jersey, who, in addition to being as a solo artist, is a member of the American hip hop supergroup Slaughterhouse, alongside Royce da 5’9″, Joell Ortiz, and Crooked I.
His most commercially successful single is the song “Pump It Up”, from his self-titled album, which contains production from renowned producer Just Blaze. He was formerly signed to major label Def Jam, but left for personal reasons and for them pushing away his album releases. After his splitting from this label, he began recording and releasing mix tapes and albums on independent labels.