LAID BACK ENTERTAINMENT, & OPEN DOOR PROMOTIONS IN ASSOCIATION WITH NIGHT LIFE INNOVATORS PRESENT
***JIM JONES LOVE & HIP HOP***
Dipset’s own Jim Jones in the building..
Music by the #1 upstate DJ BIG BOY.
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Lucien’s Entertainment Complex
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Located 12 minutes from Syracuse & Lemoyne campus.
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2004: On My Way to Church
On My Way to Church is Jones’ debut album. The album spawned two singles that made the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart: “Certified Gangstas” (featuring Cam’ron, Bezel and The Game), which reached at #80, and “Crunk Muzik” (featuring his Dipset group members Cam’ron and Juelz Santana), which reached #84. The album peaked at #18 on the Billboard 200 chart, #3 on Billboard’s Independent Albums chart, and #4 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, selling 275,000 in the U.S.
2005: Harlem: Diary of a Summer
Harlem: Diary of a Summer is Jones’ second album. It reached number 5 on the Billboard 200 and topped the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and Independent Albums charts selling 350,000 copies. It had three singles that were listed on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop chart: “Baby Girl”, which reached #58; “Summer Wit’ Miami”, which reached #78; and “What You Been Drankin’ On?” (featuring Diddy, Paul Wall, and Jha Jha), which reached #106.
“We Fly High”
This song was among the most popular of 2006.
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2006–08:Hustler’s P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment)
Hustler’s P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment) is Jim Jones’ third album. This album was more commercial and once again featured Dipset members along with Lil Wayne. The album spawned his biggest single to date, “We Fly High”. In the music video of 2006 hit “We Fly High”, Jones started a signature dance move of throwing up a fake jump shot every time the ad-lib “Ballin!'” was stated in the song. This dance move became so popular that it inspired Michael Strahan and Plaxico Burress to do the dance move after big plays during a Monday Night Football game in 2006. The album has been certified gold, goin on to sell over 600,000 copies.
From 2006 to 2008, Jones released a collaborative album with his rap group ByrdGang entitled M.O.B.: The Album which peaked at #29 on the BillBoard 200 selling 16,000 the first week in stores, eventually going on sell 65,000 units. He has two Christmas compilation albums, A Dipset X-Mas and A Tribute To Bad Santa Starring Mike Epps and a load of mixtapes including Harlem’s American Gangster which peaked at number 19 on the Billboard 200 chart and spawned his single “Love Me No More”. That mixtape went on to sell over 100,000 copies.
2009: Pray IV Reign and The Rooftop
Pray IV Reign is Jim Jones’ fourth album. It was released March 24, 2009. The album peaked at #9 on the Billboard 200 chart. On July 8, Jones released a promotional single entitled “The Good Stuff” featuring NOE. The album features “Pop Champagne” which features producer Ron Browz and Juelz Santana. A bonus track on the album is “Jackin’ Swagga From Us” with Twista, NOE and Lil Wayne which takes shots at T.I. and Jay-Z for allegedly stealing their styles and mocking their song “Swagga Like Us”. It is his first solo album under Columbia Records. Along with releasing the album Jim Jones did an off-Broadway musical called Hip-Hop Monologues: Inside the Life and Mind of Jim Jones.’ Produced by Damon Dash and Footage Entertainment’. In 2009 Jim Jones became Vice President of Urban A&R at Koch Records which is now E1 Music.
On June 11, Jim Jones appeared on 106 & Park along with DJ Webstar and announced that they will be releasing an album together entitled The Rooftop. He also announced that his documentary, This Is Jim Jones, will be released June 30, 2009. The first single off the album is “Dancin on Me”, featuring Juelz Santana. It was officially released via iTunes, April 28. On September 22, hip hop website RapRuckus stated the album is scheduled for an October 6, 2009 release. The second single is titled “She Can Get It”.
In late 2009, Jones left Columbia. According to XXLMag.com, Jones has signed a deal to release his next solo album on E1, as well as a mixtape. On March 23, 2010 the mixtape was released entitled The Ghost of Rich Porter.
2010-present: Capo and Dipset reunion
Capo is Jim Jones fifth studio album, released April 5, 2011 on E1. On November 3, Jones released a mixtape entitled Capo Life to promote the album and celebrate the launch of his new website. The lead single off Capo, “Perfect Day” featuring Chink Santana and LOGiC, was released on iTunes December 7, 2010. The album is the first to feature Cam’ron since Hustler’s P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment), other guest appearances include rappers Game, Lloyd Banks, Prodigy, Raekwon and R&B singers Rell and Ashanti among others, and features notable production from longtime collaborator Chink Santana, Aaron LaCrate, Wyclef Jean, Drumma Boy and Lamont “LOGiC” Coleman. The album peaked at number 20 on the Billboard 200, selling 21,000 copies in its first week, making Capo his lowest charting album to date.
In April 2010, Cam’ron and Jim Jones announced they ended their feud. On June 26, 2010 Jones reunited with Cam’ron and Juelz Santana on a track entitled “Salute”, marking the return of The Diplomats. They have begun working on an album together, and have been reportedly working with Dr. Dre.