Juicy J

(Jordan Michael Houston)

Juicy J
Juicy J
  • Born: April 5, 1975
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Rapper, Record Producer, Songwriter

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Jordan Michael Houston, known professionally as Juicy J, is an American rapper, songwriter and record producer from Memphis, Tennessee. He is a founding member of the Southern hip hop group Three 6 Mafia, established in 1991. In 2002, he released his solo debut album Chronicles of the Juice Man, in between Three 6 Mafia projects. In 2011, Juicy J announced that he was a part-owner and A&R rep for Wiz Khalifa's Taylor Gang Records, and the following year, he signed a solo deal with Columbia Records and Dr. Luke's Kemosabe Records. Juicy J released Stay Trippy, his third studio album under the aforementioned labels on August 27, 2013. He is the younger brother of frequent collaborator and fellow rapper Project Pat.

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As one of the founders of Three 6 Mafia, I would like to see the group get back together, you know. But I am definitely thinking about it and would like to see it happen.
Chris Brown is a star. He's a genius. Anybody should want to work with him. He makes hits. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Everything is going so great. I can't complain.
For Black Music Month, I would definitely want to celebrate Isaac Hayes. Music, Chants & Rapps
I always wanted to run a major label, and I feel like I got the skills to do that. The one thing about me is that I won't sit behind a desk the whole time - I'll go to the clubs and see what's hot. Time
I am one of those artists who knows where their money is. I pay my bills; I take care of my mama. I handle my business. I am a businessman. I go to meetings and take care of things, so it's a lot more than just partying and turning up. Business, Commerce & Finance ;Money, Coins & Minting
I come from nothing. When I got a chance to make some money, I was like, 'Man, I'm not ever going back.' Money, Coins & Minting
I don't live in the past or focus on making new songs sound like my old stuff; it would be stupid, and I don't think anyone would like it.
I got a chance to meet Terrence Howard and hang out with him.
I got a lot of film companies approaching me to write some songs for their films.
I have a whole lot of songs.
I just want people to hear me and my story.
I kick it when I kick it, but I definitely take care of business. I make sure everything is tight, my finances are tight, my family is tight, my friends are perfect. Business, Commerce & Finance ;Families, Children & Parenting
I listen to all kinds of music. I love underground, new music that's popping. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Music, Chants & Rapps
I love Linkin Park; that's one of my favorite groups, that I went to all their concerts. I love those guys, man. They do, like, pop-rock, know what I'm saying? Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I rap about Memphis and what a dangerous spot that is.
I really wasn't planning on being a solo artist.
I used to love listening to Jazzy Jeff. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I used to read music books when I was 13. My mom was working at a library. She's a librarian. I would get my mom to check out any kind of books that had anything to do with the music industry. I read a lot about royalities, publishing, marketing, stuff like that. Music, Chants & Rapps
I want to be the president of Columbia Records, maybe C.E.O. - kind of like L.A. Reid.
I want to meet Denzel Washington when I go to the Oscars. Every man wants to see Halle Berry in person. And, you know, Dolly Parton... I wouldn't mind seeing Dolly Parton. She's from Tennessee, I'm from Tennessee.
I work on holidays. I work on birthdays. I work on New Year's. I work. I keep my ears to the streets. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
If a person's around me talking about '92, or 2005, I get away from them quickly. I don't want to be around anybody talking about the past.
If you look back, you get stuck in a year. I've seen rappers and singers get stuck in 2002 or 2005, and they can't get out.
If you're broke, you don't want to rap about being broke; you gonna rap about hustling and getting that bread.
I'm a producer first, and I know music, so I can jump on any song, whether it's pop or urban, without changing me. Whatever I do, I'm gonna make it classic. Music, Chants & Rapps
I'm a producer/rapper, so I feel like I can do anything. I can do all kinds of music. I've done all kinds of music, and I'm good at it. Music, Chants & Rapps
I'm just raising money. Dead presidents are my relatives. Money, Coins & Minting
I'm never uncomfortable with anything I do. I never feel like I regret anything. I love music, you know? All kinds of music. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Music, Chants & Rapps
I'm starting the Juicy J Scholarship Foundation. I'm going to start doing a lot of different things trying to help out and give back.
I've got a lot of songs about having fun and partying, but it's a lot of work. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I've never seen Madonna. I just grew up listening to her music - I want to see her. Music, Chants & Rapps
Just don't hate on anybody; just do what you, you know what I'm saying? Just do you. Just work at it, keep workin' at it. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Justin Bieber is super talented.
My life has changed for the better. It's just amazing. I have to catch myself sometimes. It's like a dream. It's a great thing. Life
My name got kind of hot as a D.J. around town; on the north side of town, they had 'D.J. Juicy J.' That's what I called myself: 'The Notorious D.J. Juicy J.'
Nas is one of my favorite rappers because you don't get any of that flashy stuntin'; you get the real, just raw bars. The way he tells stories and his vibe, I think we would make great music together. Music, Chants & Rapps
People want to rap about having a good time. Time
Rap ain't out there for everybody; everybody can't be a rapper. Everybody can't be a singer; anybody can't just be a songwriter, but it may - there's some profession out there you can be in.
Some people can be president, some people can speak, some people, you know, anything that's positive, man - a dentist, a doctor. Just hang in there and never give up, and find out what is your talent. First you got to find your talent and just stick with your talent, and I guarantee you'll get there, man.
Sometimes with artists, I want to hear a few things before I buy the whole album.
Sometimes, I make 50 songs and pick out the best 10. I've been in the studio all day, all night, making the beat, writing the raps. You never know what's gonna be a hit.
The only biography I read was about Al Bell, of Stax Records. I wanted to follow in the footsteps of Al Bell.
There's a lot of money in doing score music. You can get a chance to get nominated for an Oscar; I would love to get nominated again. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Music, Chants & Rapps ;Money, Coins & Minting
Three 6 Mafia have been around for a long time; we've made a lot of music. Anybody's music can influence anybody. I've heard people say that our music has influenced such and such, and it could be true, and it could not. Time ;Music, Chants & Rapps
Three-6 Mafia, we were always doing different kinds of things, and we like rock music, we like whatever - not saying they was rock, but they had a little rock-n-roll with some of their music, a little rock with it. Music, Chants & Rapps
We all can't shine at the same time. Time
What can I say? I'm just a relevant dude. It's just natural. My hunger's still there. I still keep my ear to the streets. I record every song like it's my last. I just love music. I'm blessed. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Music, Chants & Rapps
When I come around people, I'm up to date on everything. I know all the new music that's coming out, all the stuff that ain't came out yet. Music, Chants & Rapps
When I'm making songs, I never call them hits. I knew 'Bandz A Make Her Dance' was a good record, but I never knew it was gonna be a hit.
You never know what's going to happen and when it's going to happen.