What Happened To J-Kwon After His Monster Hit “Tipsy” | #FindingBET

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  • Published: 01 December 2018
  • What happens to a 17-year-old rapper who makes a monster hit like 2004’s “Tipsy?” From sleeping in a car at 12, to mooning L.A. Reid, to child support conspiracies, to random shoutouts from Kanye West, J-Kwon’s life has been a wild ride.

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  • R. O.
    R. O.  23 hours back

    He is his own hype man lol

    • NESSAsary Optimism
      NESSAsary Optimism  1 days back

      I loved his songs then, and I love his energy now. We need new music and a show for him. He is hilarious!

      • glenn doleberry
        glenn doleberry  1 days back

        That was a GREAT interview 👏🏽

        • Vivian Griffith
          Vivian Griffith  1 days back

          I remember when he came out... My daughter blew him up!!!! I know every party my daughter went to this song was definitely played... He gon get back on it, I like his spirit..

          • KILO LINK
            KILO LINK  2 days back

            I don't know him but he is interesting!!

            • KD
              KD  2 days back

              That was great!! Congratulations!!

              • J E
                J E  3 days back

                I loved his energy and stories. Give this man a show or something!

                • Droptopporshe
                  Droptopporshe  3 days back

                  Man this was awesome!!!

                  • Paula Chapman
                    Paula Chapman  3 days back

                    He’s a comedian! Love it 😂🙌🏽

                    • Sabby Sabs
                      Sabby Sabs  3 days back

                      The music industry is so dirty

                      • Jazzy4 Sure
                        Jazzy4 Sure  3 days back

                        Watching Nov 2019💋

                      • Loc’d Loso
                        Loc’d Loso  4 days back

                        They tried to carry J-Kwon and he got on that stage and killt it😎

                        • Cordel White
                          Cordel White  4 days back

                          Still looks young lol

                          • lightitup
                            lightitup  4 days back

                            Friend, you aint going no where!!! Tipsy and Hood Hop will FOREVER be classic party songs!!!!💃💃💃

                            • Marc Wondah
                              Marc Wondah  4 days back

                              J-Kwon is Alright. Him and Kanye have the same spirit.

                            • Queen D
                              Queen D  4 days back

                              This is the most entertaining episode of this show. He actually looks much better than I expected him to.

                              • itsmevivi
                                itsmevivi  5 days back

                                Tipsy takes me back my teen years in high school. I love it for that reason, because I miss that era so much, but I get why JD didn't want him to put it out as his first single. He didn't want J-Kwon to become a 1 hit wonder...and that's exactly what happened. No artist should release a hard hitting banger as their FIRST single.

                                At the same time though, I still hear the song regularly, til this day (and I am in my early 30's 😫)...it's timeless!! I really wish that we would have had more from him but he made a classic and will definitely live on in history because of it...

                                • Nicholee Blockton
                                  Nicholee Blockton  5 days back

                                  He say they started going extra crazy, lol. I love him more now!

                                  • Pamela Jacobs
                                    Pamela Jacobs  6 days back

                                    He tells a hell of a story, animated and all. Funny AF

                                    • Pamela Jacobs
                                      Pamela Jacobs  6 days back

                                      The Ugly One? NOT !!

                                      • Infallible Beauty and Cosmetics

                                        5:40 So he turns around and bends over and L.A Reid gets excited...Go figure!

                                        • Jan Kam
                                          Jan Kam  6 days back

                                          I love the St. Louis Love.

                                          • ladykimble1
                                            ladykimble1  6 days back

                                            He is a great storyteller....loved it

                                            • fabian ponce
                                              fabian ponce  6 days back

                                              Man J-Kwon got that crackhead mouth looks like he’s trying to chew his own ear 👂🏾 lmao

                                              • Jan Kam
                                                Jan Kam  6 days back

                                                His mom is a self hating woman. He looks like her . He’s adorable and that song was the jam of my senior year.

                                                • Jan Kam
                                                  Jan Kam  2 days back

                                                  AK REACTS , damn . I’m officially old. 😩

                                                • AK REACTS
                                                  AK REACTS  2 days back

                                                  Jan Kam damn senior year I was only like 5 when this dropped lol

                                              • BajanByrd Duke
                                                BajanByrd Duke  7 days back

                                                I REALLY enjoyed his interview... watching it like ohhh then what happened...no you lying..... fah real..🔥😂

                                                • Ti 543
                                                  Ti 543  1 weeks back

                                                  He got kick out at 12??!!!!! 12????!!!!!!!! THATS NUTS!!!!

                                                  • god563616
                                                    god563616  1 weeks back

                                                    I just found my old school club Mixx CD I made back then and Jkwon 's Tipsy and Hood Hop was on there !!!! Real clubbers remember those jams at every club

                                                    • Ave Boy'd Out Free Shotta

                                                      He should've sued everybody for his money back 7years worth smh

                                                      • Kiyah Key
                                                        Kiyah Key  1 weeks back

                                                        HIS MOM TRULY FAILED HIM!!AND UGLY???HE LOOKS JUST LIKE HIS MOM!!!

                                                        • Domonique S
                                                          Domonique S  3 days back

                                                          Self hate is so real in our community. Its sad

                                                        • itsmevivi
                                                          itsmevivi  5 days back

                                                          Self hated is one hell of a drug...

                                                      • BRWNSKN
                                                        BRWNSKN  1 weeks back

                                                        I like him. I'm not much off a "Hip Hop" fan however, I have heard some songs because I love award shows. The "Tipsy" song, I recall and I liked it (can't believe it's been that long ago now). I do remember hearing his rant on stage where he mentioned this expensive shirt and I got so embarrassed. He had a valid point but lessened it with his arrogant statement. I still hide my face in shame for him, when I hear it; but, he was young. Funny, some of the things that we don't like in/of a person are the things that were the catalyst in getting them to where we like them. I like J-Kwon; he's like a nephew to me. I like listening to him and, if he had a show I would certainly tune in every now and again. I wish him the best.

                                                        • LinSooPretty
                                                          LinSooPretty  1 weeks back

                                                          But he was a one hit wonder lol but nice song nice story I enjoyed it

                                                          • LinSooPretty
                                                            LinSooPretty  1 weeks back

                                                            Can u make it hit now?

                                                            • LinSooPretty
                                                              LinSooPretty  1 weeks back

                                                              That song is still popping!! I was lit when I heard tipsy

                                                              • A N Detjen
                                                                A N Detjen  1 weeks back

                                                                St Louis artists get done so bad. Jamestown Mall now youre taking me back. The Clipse got shelved by Jive too karma

                                                                • EatingWithSylvia
                                                                  EatingWithSylvia  1 weeks back

                                                                  Hood Hop was ok Tipsy was my song thou STILL a hit if put on right now

                                                                  • EatingWithSylvia
                                                                    EatingWithSylvia  1 weeks back

                                                                    He's exciting

                                                                    • Daprince White
                                                                      Daprince White  1 weeks back

                                                                      TheGodOfRap Eminem even be saying this guys name in his raps

                                                                      • Lynda
                                                                        Lynda  1 weeks back

                                                                        Tipsy is still a banger!

                                                                        • Terrial Peal
                                                                          Terrial Peal  1 weeks back

                                                                          It's cold as hell right now in St Louis

                                                                          • Paul Smith
                                                                            Paul Smith  1 weeks back

                                                                            Also labels "shutting down" when they have an artist hit is another scam.

                                                                            They scoop the profits.

                                                                            • Paul Smith
                                                                              Paul Smith  1 weeks back

                                                                              Wouldn't be surprised if he was set up with that female... and the Jews running the label recouped all his money through lawyers.

                                                                              Trust me.

                                                                              • Marvillous Beats
                                                                                Marvillous Beats  1 weeks back

                                                                                Legend!!!!

                                                                                • myahouston20
                                                                                  myahouston20  1 weeks back

                                                                                  His personality is so Charismatic and inviting and engaging I really want to see more of him!

                                                                                  • Shawanda Norfleet
                                                                                    Shawanda Norfleet  2 weeks back

                                                                                    I love him so much❤❤

                                                                                    • Shawanda Norfleet
                                                                                      Shawanda Norfleet  2 weeks back

                                                                                      Fine young brother😍😍❤❤

                                                                                      • kareem abdul jaCANDYbar

                                                                                        @6:34 LOL

                                                                                        • Andi Sanchez
                                                                                          Andi Sanchez  2 weeks back

                                                                                          One then comes the two to three to the four I was like wow !!!! Lmao 😂