Lil Jon

Jonathan Howard Smith, better known by his stage name Lil Jon, is an American rapper, producer and former frontman of the rap group Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz. He was instrumental in the emergence of the hip hop subgenre crunk, and is credited with bringing the genre into mainstream success. Lil Jon frequently collaborates with Miami-based rapper Pitbull, Bay Area-based rappers Too Short and E-40. He participates as one-third of an unofficial trio consisting of Atlanta-based artists Ludacris and Usher who frequently create songs together. As a producer, Lil Jon has produced several Billboard Hot 100 hit singles including "Salt Shaker", "Cyclone", "Get Low", "Snap Yo Fingers", "Damn! ", "Freek-a-Leek", "Lovers and Friends", "Goodies" and "Yeah! ". As a five-time Grammy award nominee, Lil Jon won a Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Performance with Usher and Ludacris for "Yeah!"

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Lil Jon Mulls Lawsuit Against Live Nation Over ‘Lovers & Friends’ Fest

Rick Ross, Lil Jon, Big Boi, MC Lyte & More Set for Rock the Bells Cruise in Honor of Hip-Hop’s 50th Anniversary

‘Origins Of Hip-Hop’ Preview: Lil Jon Reveals The Moment His Persona Was ‘Born’

Watch Lil Jon Give Musical Opinions on WWHL

Lil Jon's New Show On HGTV Will Have You Shouting "Yeah!"

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Lil Jon Reveals the Origins of His New HGTV Design Show (Exclusive)

‘Drag Race’ Eliminee DeJa Skye Wants to Collaborate With Lil Jon as ‘Not-So-Lil Jon’

'Bachelor in Paradise': Guest Host Lil Jon Says He's Team Natasha Amid Her Drama With Brendan (Exclusive)

‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Replaces Chris Harrison With Celebrity Hosts — David Spade, Lil Jon, More

Lance Bass, Lil Jon, Tituss Burgess and David Spade to Guest Host 'Bachelor in Paradise'

Lil Jon To Star In His Own Home Renovation Show

Lil Jon Snaps At Congressman For Using His Lyrics