Today In Hip-Hop: Jim Jones Celebrates 37th Birthday

On this day, July 15, in hip-hop history… 1976: Bronx-born, Harlem native Joseph Guillermo Jones II, better known as The Diplomats's very own Jim Jones, has shown the hip-hop industry his many capabilities during his multifaceted 16-year career. In 2004, Jones' debut album, On My Way to Church, brought Jones' into the limelight after several years of being the hype man of childhood friend and fellow Diplomat Cam'ron. The album put Jones on the Billboard charts immediately, most impressive being No. 4 on the Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. Jones's success continued to build, with his 2005 sophomore release, Harlem: Diary of a ...

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