Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Jim Jonsin speaks on producing for T.I., Yelawolf, B.o.B., and Young Jeezy

By The Hip Hop Writer
Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer

Anticipation for Tha Carter III reached new heights when Lil Wayne released "Lollipop," the first single from the album. The song topped the charts and the hip hop world was introduced to Jim Jonsin. Later that year, Jim Jonsin produced T.I.'s "Whatever You Like" hit.

Through his 2008 successes, Jim Jonsin quickly became one of the most-coveted producers in the game. Jim Jonsin currently has beats in store for many of the top artists in the game. Mary J. Blige and Wiz Khalifa are among the people Jim Jonsin has heat for.

While he is doing work for other artists, Jim Jonsin is also back working with T.I. Jim Jonsin said he tried to put together great music for T.I. to rap over. Calling the Grand Hustle CEO a genius, Jim Jonsin said he will follow T.I.'s vision. Acknowledging the hardships he has gone through, Jim Jonsin said he would help Tip get past them.

Aside from his work with T.I., Jim Jonsin revealed he went to Detroit. While in Detroit, Jim Jonsin went to the studio with Eminem and Yelawolf. Jim Jonsin revealed he did three songs with Yelawolf. The songs are titled "Alabama" and "Yeah, That Boy." Jonsin focused more on the "Alabama" track, saying it was an anthem for the state of Alabama and labeling it a smash.

Jim Jonsin was also the mastermind behind the "Strange Clouds" track with B.o.B. and Lil Wayne. Crediting the song as a good lead single, Jim Jonsin revealed he was not a fan of the record. Speaking on B.o.B.'s new album, Jim Jonsin said he has some good tracks. Jim Jonsin went on to say he feels B.o.B.'s new album will be better than his first album.

Young Jeezy has also been contacting Jim Jonsin for beats. Jim Jonsin said Young Jeezy will randomly call him up and ask for beats. Usually, he will quickly send Jeezy a beat and it ends up going unused. Because he likes him, as both an artist and person, Jim Jonsin said he is eager to hear Thug Motivation 103 and he hopes he has a track on the album.


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