Lil Jon. The real name of the artist is Jonathan Smith. He was born on January 17, 1971 in Atlanta, Georgia. He is an American deejay, actor, record producer, rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur. He was the headliner of the group named Lil Jon and The East Side Boyz. Lil Jon formed the group in 1997. Nevertheless, he has decided to perform as the soloist. In 2010, he released his debut album named Crunk Rock. (It is a common wisdom that Lil Jon is the founder of such a genre as crunk). Lil Jon established his own label - BME Recordings. The most popular album - We Still Crunk!. He collaborated with Ludacris, Usher, Too Short, Ying Yang Twins, Big Capp.