Jasiel Amon Robinson was born on September 20, 1983, and is a famous rapper known by his stage name, Yung Joc. Joc became famous after the release of his hit single ‘It’s Goin’ Down’ in 2006. Since then, he has been consistently releasing music and performing shows and is still one of the biggest names in hip hop today. Joc also appeared on season three of the show “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” in 2014.
Young Joc’s singing devotion began when his father supported him in grabbing an opportunity to write a jingle for the famous brand Revlon. His father himself owned a business of haircare products. Later, when his interest grew further in music and became an enthusiast in his field, Joc launched his own music production company namely, Mastermind where he published his own music initially.
Joc became famous in 2006 for his hit single ‘It’s Goin’ Down.’ The song was featured at number three on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Joc has been nominated for a Grammy Award and is also described as a comedian and radio personality.
In 2005, Joc was signed to Bad Boy South for a multimillion-dollar deal and released his debut album, “New Joc City,” that same year. His second album was released in 2007 and was titled “Hustlenomics.” The album sold 69,000 copies in its first week and debuted at number three on the Billboard Hot 200 chart. Joc was featured in several singles from other artists, including Hotstylz’s ‘Lookin Boy’ in 2007, ‘Get Like Me,’ ‘So Fly,’ and ‘Beep’ in 2008, and Day26’s single ‘Imma Put It on Her’ in 2009. Joc’s third album, “Mr. Robinson’s Neighborhood,” was released in 2017 following the gradual release of singles from 2010 to 2014. In 2010, Joc established his record label, Swagg Team Entertainment, after lawsuits with other labels at the time.
In 2014, Joc appeared on season three of the V.H.1 show “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta.” He was mostly a supporting cast member and was introduced as Karlie Redd’s boyfriend.
Joc releases his hit single ‘It’s Goin’ Down’ and becomes famous.
Joc releases his second album and sells 69,000 copies in the first week.
Joc establishes his record label, Swagg Team Entertainment, after lawsuits with other labels.
Joc releases his third album titled “Mr. Robinson’s Neighborhood.”
Why We Love Yung Joc
He does charity work
Joc was once spotted driving for a rideshare company called Pull Up N Go. This led to speculation about his financial status, but it was later revealed that he did this as part of a volunteering effort with Big Brothers and Big Sisters. Joc stated that he did this to show the children the value of hard work.
His roots are important
Joc has made a big success of forming his record label, Swagg Team Entertainment, and many have been left wondering how a rapper can run a business so successfully. As it turns out, Joc learned how to run a business from his father who owned a hair-care products company.
He is up for anything
Joc isn’t afraid to venture out into new experiences. He has been featured on several shows, including some game shows such as “Scared Famous.” Other shows include “Leave It to Stevie,” and “Wild `n Out.”
5 Surprising Facts
He has eight children
Joc has a total of eight children with four different women.
Joc was on the “Forbes” list of richest rappers in 2006, ranking at number 20.
Joc released a free mixtape in 2009 titled “Grind Flu.”
He was robbed
Joc’s record label was once robbed and lost $70,000 worth of studio equipment along with a hard drive containing unreleased music.
He was arrested
Joc was arrested in 2022.
Yung Joc FAQs
Are Yung Joc and Kendra still together?
Yes, they got married in 2021.
What is Yung Joc doing now?
He’s a radio personality, a recurring cast member on “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta,” and he opened a new club in 2021.
What club does Yung Joc own?
The club is called South Beach.
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