Jim Jonsin

Rhythm and blues, Record Producer


Who is Jim Jonsin?

James Scheffer, professionally known as Jim Jonsin, is an American record producer, songwriter, record executive and entrepreneur. Jonsin has collaborated with numerous elite hip hop, pop, R&B and rock artists including, Beyoncé, Usher, Lil Wayne, Kid Cudi, Eminem, Yelawolf, Nelly, T.I., Danity Kane, and Jamie Foxx, to name a few, and won a Grammy in 2009 for Best Rap Song for Lil Wayne's "Lollipop". That year he was also nominated for his production on T.I.'s "Whatever You Like" which also garnered a nomination for Best Rap Song. In addition to his own win, Jonsin has contributed his production services to several other Grammy nominated records and albums including Beyoncé's I Am... Sasha Fierce, Lil Wayne's Tha Carter III, Usher's Raymond v. Raymond, and Usher's "There Goes My Baby", and Eminem's Recovery.

In 2006, Jonsin launched his own record label imprint, Rebel Rock Entertainment, and subsequently signed a then unknown musician by the name of B.o.B. Jonsin then partnered with Atlantic Records and later Grand Hustle, in a joint venture deal to work on B.o.B.'s debut album, The Adventures of Bobby Ray. The album, which was executive produced by Jonsin and T.I., debuted at number 1 one the Billboard 200. The album produced three smash singles which stayed on top of the charts for most of 2010 and was ultimately nominated for several Grammy awards, BET Awards, and MTV VMAs. He also signed the production duo, Finatik and Zac, and Danny Morris to his production company, Rebel Rock Productions. In addition to his ventures in music, Jonsin has recently entered into the field of professional racing by forming his own motorsports team, Rebel Rock Racing. Jonsin will be driving a Porsche 911 in the upcoming Grand-am Road Racing series with co-driver D.J. Randall. Jonsin is managed by Made Communication, Miami, FL.

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Also known as
  • J. Scheffer
  • James Scheffer
  • United States of America

on July 23, 2013


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