Just Blaze, a.k.a. Justin Smith, is a well-known producer who has crafted the biggest hits in hip-hop. From his run with Jay Z to Kanye West, Just has accomplished a lot in his decade-plus career. These days, you can find the veteran producer on tour with dance DJs like DJ SOUL, Electric Punanny, DJ Sliink, and Dirty South Joe. He’s fully indulged in the dance/EDM world and thriving off the success of “Higher” with Baauer. Signs of a true icon in hip-hop.
During the midst of his collaborative tour with Baauer, we asked Just to compile an essential playlist for us. With a heavy presence of Jay on it, Just gives us a quick rundown of his classics off the top. Give it a listen over on Beats Music.
1. Jay Z “The Dynasty (Intro)”
2. Fabolous “Breathe”
3. Jay Z “Public Service Announcement (Interlude)”
4. The Diplomats “I Really Mean It”
5. Just Blaze, Baauer “Higher” featuring Jay Z
6. Jay Z “U Don’t Know”
7. Usher “Throwback” featuring Jadakiss
8. Cam’ron “Oh Boy” featuring Juelz Santana
9. Jay Z “Girls, Girls, Girls”
10. Jay Z “Song Cry”