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J. Swift

Hip-hop producer, J-Sw!ft, was born Juan (John) Manuel Martinez in Madrid, Spain to Dolores and Pedro Martinez on December 27, 1971. His Afro-Cuban father was a Salsa musician, songwriter, and performer who taught J-Sw!ft music theory at a young age. In 1974, the family headed to Los Angeles, California, settling in Inglewood. At age six, J was ... See full bio »

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Known For

Big Daddy
Big Daddy Soundtrack
(1999)
S.W.A.T.
S.W.A.T. Soundtrack
(2003)
Get Hard
Get Hard Soundtrack
(2015)
Freedom Writers
Freedom Writers Soundtrack
(2007)

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 2016 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (writer: "Oh Shit" - as John Martinez)
 2015 Get Hard (writer: "Oh S**t" - as John Martinez)
 2013 21 & Over (writer: "Oh Shit")
 2011 10 Years (writer: "Oh Sh*T")
 2009 Bring It On: Fight to the Finish (Video) (writer: "Lean Like a Cholo" - as Juan Martinez)
 2008 Pride and Glory (writer: "The Hard Way")
 2008 The Cutting Edge 3: Chasing the Dream (TV Movie) (writer: "Lean Like a Cholo" - as Juan Martinez)
 2007 Freedom Writers (as John Martinez, "Officer")
 2006 RV (writer: "A World In Crisis")
 2004 Against the Ropes (as John Martinez, "Bubblin'") / (performer: "Bubblin'")
 2003 S.W.A.T. (writer: "Women in My World")
 2003 Black Listed (Video) (performer: "Grimey", "Mob Hit", "Clubtalk", "Shadows", "In Deep", "I'm Running") / (writer: "Grimey", "Mob Hit", "Clubtalk", "Shadows", "In Deep", "I'm Running", "I Wanna Kill" - as John Martinez)
 1999 Big Daddy (writer: "Passing Me By" (LP Version))
 1998 Half Baked (writer: "Pack The Pipe" - as J. Martinez)
 1994 Above the Rim (writer: "Oh Shit" - as J. Martinez)
 1993 CB4 (writer: "Passing Me By" - as John Martinez)
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 2011 Rhyme and Punishment (Documentary)
Himself
 2007 1 More Hit (Documentary)
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