J Stalin

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J. Stalin, born Jovan Smith, is a rapper from the Cypress Village housing projects in West Oakland. In 2007, he signed to Zoo Entertainment Production Company run by artist Mekanix, who described his style as a variant of Hyphy known as “Go”. He is also the Owner of Livewire Records, President of Town Thizzness ENT, which is a sub-division of the late Mac Dre’s Thizz ENT.

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J. Stalin Releases Video for the Perfect Mob Music Anthem “It Ain’t No Thang”
West Oakland’s J. Stalin is No Prince Charming on “Cindafella”
West Oakland Slick Talker J. Stalin Releases On Behalf of the Streets 2, a Sequel to His 2006 Debut
J. Stalin and G-Eazy Make The Party Jump in this Sequel to a 2006 Stalin Track
J. Stalin Mobs in Muscle Cars with Nef The Pharaoh and Lil Blood in “Get Me Some,” Premiered by Passion of the Weiss
Ten Years After His Debut Record, J. Stalin Announces On Behalf of The Streets 2, Drops Single
Debuted by HotNewHipHop, Bay Area Rap Veteran J. Stalin Finds Love In New “Going Steady” Visual From His Tears of Joy Album
Bay Area Legend Releases His 14th Solo Album + Heartfelt Video on the Realities of His Former Hustling Days
Debuted by East Bay Express, Bay Area Legend J. Stalin Releases Hard-Hitting “Face Shots” Visual From Tears of Joy Project Set to Release on October 30th
J. Stalin Announces Tears of Joy Album, Shares Visual for “Bye Felicia” Single ft. L’Jay
Bay Area Legend J Stalin Releases Video From Recently Released Album SID – Shining in Darkness, Premiere via The FADER
HipHopDX Premieres Visual from SID (Shining In Darkness) Album, Now Available on iTunes
Bay Area Rapper J Stalin Releases His 14th Studio Album SID (Shining In Darkness) Album, Premieres via SPIN
iTunes Bonus Track from J. Stalin’s Upcoming SID Album, Featuring Problem Premieres on XXL
Third Single from J Stalin’s Forthcoming Album, SID, Premieres on Southern Hospitality
Second Single from J Stalin’s Forthcoming Album, SID, Premieres on VICE/Noisey
Complex Premieres J Stalin’s “Fuk That” from His Upcoming Album, SID, Due April 22nd

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