Born in Minnesota, raised in Indiana, J.J. (J.J. Tha Wikid1) started writing rhymes as a teen in 1995. He started producing beats in 1998. He was the producer and a member of the hip-hop group WSM (Wikid Style Music) for several years. Then was the producer and member of the hip-hop duo J.J. & Whydhe Write. Now J.J. is making new history for the 1st time going solo. He is 100% independent. Making his own beats and writing, rapping, recording, mixing, doing everything on his own. Totally independent. His biggest producer influence is Dr. Dre. Along with Timbaland, Pharrell, Lil Jon, Scott Storch, and Kanye. While he has several influences as a rapper, some of the top favorites are 2Pac, Eminem, NWA, Snoop, Ice Cube, Outkast, Bone Thugs n Harmony, Do or Die, Twista, UGK, Lords of the Underground, Beastie Boys, Sir-mix-a lot, Paperboy, G-mo, Tech Nine… and many more. J.J. is well diversified with key influences. As a producer and skilled writer/rapper, he has now created his own lane. Enjoy the ride because there are great things on the horizon!