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Joe Budden

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The success of 50 Cent in early 2003 opened up the floodgates for various other street-level, mixtape-bred rappers, among whom was Joe Budden, a Jersey City rapper with a definite loose-cannon style shaped from many years of freestyling. Delivered in Spanish Harlem and elevated in Queens, Budden emerged of age over the Hudson River in Shirt Town, which he happily continuing to rep in his rhymes despite its relatively unsavory reputation in accordance with even more traditional hip-hop mating grounds like Harlem, Brooklyn, the South Bronx, and Queensbridge. Pursuing some stressed teenage years, Budden washed himself up and concentrated his places on hip-hop popularity. He teamed up with manufacturer Dub-B (aka Light Boy) and started making demos, among which finished up within the hands of DJ Hint. Shortly afterward, Budden was a mixtape fixture, freestyling over well-known beats on mixes by New York’s leading DJs, especially Hint, DJ Kayslay, and Cutmaster C. Specifically, his “Grindin'” freestyle flipped heads, as do one of is own White colored Boy productions, “Concentrate.” It wasn’t a long time before Budden became a member of On Top administration and visited work with Simply Blaze, among New York’s most popular producers of as soon as, most widely known for his use Jay-Z but additionally well known for his sure-fire freelance function, such as for example Erick Sermon’s “React” and Cam’ron’s “Oh Boy.” Certainly, a sure-fire strike resulted: “Pump It Up,” a club-ready monitor that connected almost everywhere, from MTV towards the roads. While all this was heading down, sector heavyweight Def Jam agreed upon Budden and ready his debut record, Joe Budden, which charted well its starting week, gained some important support, and foreshadowed a shiny potential for the refreshingly exclusive rapper. However, a changing from the safeguard at Def Jam supposed the professionals who had agreed upon Budden were eliminated. His next record would stay in limbo until past due 2008 once the Halfway Home mixtape appeared with an announcement the fact that rapper had agreed upon with Amalgam Digital. A season later, fans had been greeted using a flurry of activity, from Feb, when his record Padded Room arrived to get. Featuring Budden with Crooked I, Joell Ortiz, and Royce da 5’9″, the self-titled record in the hip-hop supergroup Slaughterhouse implemented in August, and he came back to his single career in Oct with Escape Path. This year 2010, his Disposition Muzik mixtape series graduated in the underground once the eOne label released Disposition Muzik, Vol. 4: A Convert for the Most severe. He rejoined Slaughterhouse because of their 2012 work Welcome to your Home, and then came back to his single profession with 2013’s No Appreciate Shed, a reflective record with guests superstars Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa, and Juicy J. The theme continuing using the 2014 EP Some Like Lost, after that became a trilogy using the release of most Like Shed, a 2015 record that highlighted Jadakiss, Marsha Ambrosius, and Emanny as guests. After feuds with Meek Mill and Drake, Budden released Trend & the device in 2016. A lot of the production function was taken care of by AraabMuzik.

Quick Facts


Full Name Joe Budden
Profession Actor, Rapper, Singer, Songwriter
Nationality American
Children Trey Budden
Parents Fay Southerland
Partner Cyn Santana, Cyn Santana
Music Groups Slaughterhouse
Music Songs Pump It Up, She Don't Put It Down, Fire, Broke, OLS4, Making a Murderer, Pt. 1, NBA, Walk With Me, Unnecessary Pain, Immortal, Love, I’m Good, Exxxes, I Gotta Ask, Dumb Out, Playing Our Part, Angel in My Life, Flex, She Wanna Know, Just to Be Different, Are You in That Mood Yet?, Stand Up Nucca, Pray for Me, U Ain't Gotta Go Home, Different Love, Only Human, Three Sides to a Story, 6 Minutes of Death, Wrong One, Old School Mouse, Tell Him Something, Our First Again, We Outta Here
Albums Rage & The Machine, All Love Lost, No Love Lost, Mood Muzik 2: Can It Get Any Worse?, A Loose Quarter, Padded Room, Mood Muzik 4: A Turn 4 the Worst, Joe Budden, Halfway House, Escape Route, Mood Muzik 3: The Album, Mood Muzik 3.5, The Album Before The Album, Welcome to: Our House, Some Love Lost, Mood Muzik 3: For Better or for Worse, Ordinary Love Shit (Closure), Mood Muzik: The Worst of Joe Budden, Mood Muzik Vol. 3.5, Mood Muzik Vol. 1, Mood Muzik 3.75, The Album B4 the Album, Mood Muzik Vol. 3 (We Got the Remix)
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Male Rap Solo Performance, Black Reel Awards for Best Song
Movies F.E.D.S., That Diesel: Vol. 1, Str8Hood DVD Magazine Vol. 1.
TV Shows Couples Therapy, Love & Hip Hop


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#Fact
1 Was born in Spanish Harlem, New York City, New York, USA and moved to Jersey City, New Jersey, USA.
2 Has done street mix-tapes with DJ Clue, Paul Cain, Fabolous, Stack Bundles and Main-O.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Scream Queens TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016
Lethal Weapon 2016 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Southpaw 2015 writer: "RNS"
Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap 2012 Documentary performer: "Are You In That Mood Yet?" / writer: "Are You In That Mood Yet?"
Fast Five 2011 writer: "Furiously Dangerous"
Entourage 2004 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Mean Girls 2004 "Fire" / performer: "Fire"
Johnson Family Vacation 2004 performer: "Pop Off" / writer: "Pop Off" - as J. Budden
You Got Served 2004 performer: "Pump It Up" / writer: "Pump It Up"
Madden NFL 2004 2003 Video Game performer: "Pump It Up"
Love Don't Cost a Thing 2003 performer: "Baby Girl" / writer: "Baby Girl"
2 Fast 2 Furious 2003 performer: "Pump It Up" / writer: "Pump It Up"
Cradle 2 the Grave 2003 performer: "Jump Off", "Drop Drop" / writer: "Jump Off", "Drop Drop"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Immortals 2015 Video short Artist

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Immortals 2015 Video short

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
RapFix Live 2010-2014 TV Series Himself
Big Morning Buzz Live 2013 TV Series Himself
2013 BET Hip Hop Awards 2013 TV Special Himself
The Wendy Williams Show 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Huff Post's BV 365 2012 TV Series Himself
Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap 2012 Documentary Himself
2011 BET Hip Hop Awards 2011 TV Special Himself
Def Jam Fight for NY 2004 Video Game Himself (voice)
Hip Hop Babylon 2 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself
The New Tom Green Show 2003 TV Series Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2003 TV Series Himself
Def Jam Vendetta 2003 Video Game Himself (voice)
Soul Train 2002 TV Series Himself
Total Slaughter 1 2015 TV Movie Himself
Couples Therapy 2015 TV Series Himself
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore 2015 TV Series Himself - Panelist
Love & Hip Hop 2013-2014 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Beef III 2005 Video documentary Himself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Best Song Fast Five (2011) · Ludacris (Performer, Writer)
· Joell Ortiz (Performer, Writer)
· Mr. Porter (Writer)
· Eminem (Writer)
· Royce Da 59 (Writer, Performer)
· Luis Resto (Writer)
· Crooked I (Writer, Performer)
2004 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Best Song 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003) · Claydes Smith (Writer)
· Robert Spike Mickens (Writer)
· Just Blaze (Writer)
· Robert Kool Bell (Writer)
· Dennis D.T. Thomas (Writer)
· Richard Westfield (Writer)
· George Funky Brown (Writer)
2004 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Rap Solo Performance - Male For the song "Pump It Up."


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