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DJ JZ
DJ JZ

Birth name

Jeremy Jackson

Also known as

Jay-Z, DJ Jayzee, JZ

Genres

Hip hop, alternative hip hop, West Coast hip hop

Occupations

DJ, record producer

Years active

1991-present

Labels

Qwest, Hobo

Associated acts

Digital Underground, Hobo Junction, Money-B, Saafir, The Whoridas

Jeremy Jackson, better known by his stage name DJ JZ, is an American hip hop record producer and DJ. He began his music career as a member of Digital Underground, before joining Saafir's hip hop collective Hobo Junction. His original stage name was Jay-Z, but he was forced to change it when a rapper from Brooklyn rose to prominence under the same stage name.