Jasiel Amon Robinson (born September 20, 1983), better known by his stage name Yung Joc, is an American hip hop recording artist. He is best known for his hit single "It's Goin' Down".
Robinson's father, Stanley Tucker, owned a hair-care products company and helped him get an opportunity to write a jingle for Revlon. Robinson followed in his father's entrepreneurial footsteps and founded his own label to release his music.
Yung Joc met Atlanta producer Nitti Beatz and the two recorded the hit "It's Goin Down" in the spring of 2005. After teaming with Russell "Block" Spencer, founder of the Block Enterprises label, Spencer signed Joc to Sean Combs's Bad Boy South for a multimillion-dollar deal, and Bad Boy released Joc's debut New Joc City that year.
Joc's next album, Hustlenomics, was released in 2007, with the singles "Coffee Shop" and "Bottle Poppin'". Hustlenomics sold 69,000 copies in its first week of release, debuting at number three on the Billboard 200. As of April 2009, it has sold approximately 197,000 copies according to Nielsen Soundscan. In 2007 Yung Joc was featured on his new artist Hotstylz single "Lookin Boy". During 2008 Yung Joc was featured in the hit singles on "Get Like Me, "So Fly" & "Beep". Then in 2009 he was featured on Day26 single Imma Put It on Her. Yung Joc released a mixtape entitled Grind Flu for free on his label website Swagg Team Entertainment on August 11, 2009.
Yung Joc recently released his first single from the album Mr. Robinson's Neighborhood entitled "Yeah Boy". They have also recently[when?] shot & released the music video for the single. Yung Joc has also stated in a December 26 interview that he would love to work with New York-based producer DJ Premier for a couple of tracks. The second single has been confirmed as "I Know What She Like" that features Yo Gotti.
On October 7, 2012, RCA Music Group announced it was disbanding J Records along with Arista Records and Jive Records. With the shutdown, Joc (and all other artists previously signed to these three labels) were to release his future material (including Mr. Robinson's Neighborhood) on the RCA Records brand.
On March 18, 2014 Joc released his first official single entitled "I Got Bitches" from his upcoming third album. On September 11, 2014 Joc released his second single from his upcoming album entitled "Features" featuring former collaborator & singer T-Pain.
Swagg Team Entertainment
Swagg Team Entertainment
Founded in 2009
Founder: Jasiel "Yung Joc" Robinson (CEO) & (President)
Genre: Hip-hop, R&B
Country of origin: United States
Location: Atlanta, Georgia (2009-present)
In 2010, Joc formed a new record label through Jive Records, called Swagg Team Entertainment, after a widely publicized lawsuit with Block Entertainment and Bad Boy South. Joc spoke about the lawsuit and his relationship with Diddy in a recent interview.
Swagg Team Entertainment saw their debut from Chicago rap group Hotstylz; with their first single "Lookin Boy". It also saw the debut from Dallas rap group GS Boyz; their first single being "Stanky Legg."
Hotstylz (Krazee, Meatball & Raydio G)
Myk G Mr 16 Bars
GS Boyz (Marc D, Slizz & DK)
Since 2014, Joc joined the VH1 reality series Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta as a supporting cast member. In August 2017, it was announced that Joc would compete in the first season of VH1's Scared Famous, which premiered on October 23, 2017.