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Jay E

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Jason Lee Epperson (born August 13, 1978), known professionally as Jay E, is an American record producer, entrepreneur and DJ. He is a co-founder of the production team Basement Beats. Jay E rose to fame as the producer of rapper Nelly's multi-platinum 2000 album Country Grammar which has sold more than 10 million copies worldwide. He has produced songs for Murphy Lee, St. Lunatics, Justin Timberlake, E-40, Cedric the Entertainer, Lil Wayne, Ron Isley, Three 6 Mafia, and Hilary Duff. He is credited as one of the producers of St. Louis hip hop, a style characterized by hip hop mixed with soul, rhythm and blues and pop music. Billboard magazine, in the December 2000 issue, listed Jay E at No. 16 of the Top 100 Producers and No. 19 of the Top 100 R&B/Hip Hop Producers of 2000.

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Jay E
Jay E
Jay E
Background information
Birth nameJason Lee Epperson
Also known asJay E
Born (1978-08-13) August 13, 1978 (age 45)
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
GenresHip hop, pop, R&B
Occupation(s)Record producer, composer, DJ, videographer
Instrument(s)MPC 3000, Synths, Samplers
Years active1997–Present