Jordan Michael Houston III, born April 5, 1975, known professionally as Juicy J, is an American rapper and record producer from Memphis, Tennessee. He is a founding member of the Southern hip hop group Three 6 Mafia, established in 1991, with whom he won an Academy Award for Best Original Song, for their single “It’s Hard out Here for a Pimp”. His most notable singles as a soloist are his features on the Top 40 singles: Mike Will Made It‘s “23”, Usher‘s “I Don’t Mind” and his own single “Bandz a Make Her Dance” (featuring Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz). The latter served as the lead single for his third album and major label debut, Stay Trippy on August 27, 2013. The album was followed up by Rubba Band Business (2017), which was his album on a major label before releasing his most recent album, The Hustle Continues (2020).