[ICYMY] – So So Def on the Kaya Central #Awesome4some
Jermaine Dupri, aka JD as he is popularly known is an iconic American hip hop recording artist, record producer, songwriter & rapper. His music career began in 1990, when he produced his first act with the female trio “Silk Tymes Leather”. He went on to form the duo “Kriss Kross” & the group’s first album “Totally Krossed Out” reached multi-platinum status with their singles “Jump” & “It’s a shame”.
He established So So Def Recordings in 1993 & the rest as they say is history. Since then he has worked with a host of singers and wrote & produced many award winning hits, focusing on an artists strengths & together making pieces of listening art.
On the #Awesome4some this afternoon we feature JD as a songwriter & these are just a few of the songs he wrote:
Mariah Carey – Always Be My Baby
Kriss Kross – Jump Jump
Alicia Keys – Girlfriend
Usher – You Got It Bad