J-Kwon Preps Digital Sophomore LP, "Hood Hop 2," for Feb. 17th Release


St. Louis, MO -- At just 22-years-old, St. Louis native


looks as though he could be another emerging artist on the scene, but he's actually already a Hip Hop vet. After achieving chart-topping success in 2004 with the single "Tipsy" off his

So So Def/Arista

debut album,

Hood Hop

, the teen star was on top of the world. He followed with a few guest appearances, and then seemed to vanish without much explanation.

Now in 2009, J-Kwon is back in the saddle with a new digital album entitled

Hood Hop 2

, which will be released February 17 in association with

Gracie Productions



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. J-Kwon also has a new label,

Hood Hop Music

, and has been honing his own instrumental and production skills.

Currently focused on building up

Hood Hop Music

, J-Kwon has recently teamed with

Gracie Productions

to put out the digital album

Hood Hop 2

. He still works with Jermaine Dupri and Trackboyz, and has dozens of completed songs awaiting release. When all is said and done, J-Kwon is confident in his own abilities, and envisions a future of creative endeavors without boundaries.