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Jim Jones (rapper)From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaJump to: navigation, searchFor other persons named Jim Jones, see Jim Jones (disambiguation).Jim JonesJones at the 5th Annual Hip-Hop Summit Action Network's Action Awards in New York City in February 2008.Background informationBirth name Joseph Guillermo Jones IIAlso known as Jimmy Jones, CAPOBorn July 15, 1976 (1976-07-15) (age 33)New York City, New York, United StatesGenres Hip hopYears active 1998-PresentLabels Diplomat (2002-)E1 Music (2004-)Columbia (2008-2009)Website www.jimjonesofficial.comJoseph Guillermo Jones II (born July 15, 1976),[1] better known by his stage name Jim Jones, is an American rapper and original member of The Diplomats, also known as Dipset. He is Co-CEO of Diplomat Records.[2][3] Jones is also a noted video director under the name of CAPO, for artists including Cam'ron, Remy Ma and State Property.In 2004 he released his first solo album On My Way to Church. The release of his second album, Harlem: Diary of a Summer in 2005, coincided with Jones landing an executive position in A&R at E1 Music. A year later he was on his third album which spawned his biggest single to date "We Fly High". In 2006 he formed his own rap group, ByrdGang. He also has his own freestyle rollerblading team, Dip Skate, which he plans to take to the X Games in the near future.[4] Jim Jones has recently partnered with Damon Dash to form Splash Records.

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