By way of Los Angeles
& Atlanta, Rapper/Producer J. Wells became a protégé
of J-Ro (of Tha Alkaholiks), quickly learning the value of crafting
melodies and creating compelling songs. Encouraged early on by J-Ro,
J. Wells was invited to join the legendary Likwit Crew which includes
Tha Alkaholiks (E-Swift, J Ro and Tash), King Tee, LootPack, Phil
Da Agony, and Defari as well as the extended Likwit family of Xzibit,
Dilated Peoples, Planet Asia, Madlib and Evidence, amongst others.
Additionally, J. Wells toured with Tha Alkaholiks on Snoop Dogg's
2001 "Puff Puff Pass Tour".
J. Wells produced one of the most sought after mixtapes in West
Coast mixtape history with his debut, "J. Wells presents: The
Wolfpac Mixtape", which garnered massive critical acclaim and
sold more copies than almost any West Coast mixtape. The CD features
guests including Kurupt, Styliztik, James DeBarge, El DeBarge, Y.A.,
Roscoe, J Ro, Tash and Prodigal Sunn.
In 2005, J. Wells completed his debut album, "Digital Master",
which was hugely successful throughout the West Coast. This was
his debut release on his own label, Bonzi Records. It features new
Artist signed to Dr. Dre's Aftermath Records Bishop Lamont, as well
as other artists including Method Man, Goodie Mob, Tha Liks, Jayo
Felony, Kurupt, Roscoe, and Planet Asia.
J. Wells also produced the Goodie Mob single, "Play Yo Flutes",
featuring Sleepy Brown, for Goodie Mob's album "One Monkey
Don't Stop No Show".
Recently Wells produced songs for for Snoop Dogg's forthcoming album
"The Blue Carpet Treatment". There has been a surge in
demand for J. Wells after having his tracks featured
on hit taste-maker shows such as, "The Sopranos" and "Six
Feet Under", and F. Gary Gray's blockbuster film and soundtrack
songs are also featured in the video games: EA Sports, "2004
Tiger Woods Golf" and EA Sports, "2006 Fight Night",
as well as commercials for major corporations including McDonald's
and Coors Light, directed by Paul Hunter.
J. Wells is currently working on his second album, "Digital
Smoke", under his own label Bonzi Records / Universal.
Currently, J. Wells can
be found in the studio working with Ne-Yo, Rakim, Petey Pablo, Tyrese,
Inspectah Deck, Dead Prez, Dogg Pound and Bigg Gipp.
You can check some of
his heat on RAPINDUSTRY.COM Presents: STREET HEATERS Vol. 3