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Jump Smokers is an electro house music group from Chicago, United States. The band currently consists of members Roman (vocals/lyrics), Flipside (production/DJ), and Johnny Digital.

Jump Smokers!
Also known as
  • Jumpsmokers
OriginChicago, New York, United States
Genres
Occupation(s)
Instruments
Years active2009-present
Labels
Websitewww.jumpsmokers.com
MembersRoman
Flipside
Johnny Digital

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BackgroundEdit

The two met in Chicago working for Chicago radio station B96 in 2003.[1] They formed the group in 2009 along with producer Reydon and digital media designer Johnny Digital. Their debut album, Kings of the Dancefloor!, was released July 27, 2010 on Ultra Records. In 2012, Reydon moved on from the group and Marquee joined the group for 2 years.

CareerEdit

In 2009, Jump Smokers featured on Honorebel's hit single "Now You See It (Shake That Ass)" alongside American rapper Pitbull.[2][3] They later released their debut single in November titled "Don't Be a Douchebag".[4] They released their debut studio album on 27 July 2010 via Ultra Records.[5]

ControversyEdit

In 2009, they released "My Flow So Tight", a song criticizing Chris Brown for his altercation against Rihanna.[6] The song gained radio airplay in cities across the country.[6] A portion of the proceeds benefited various organizations for battered women.[6]

DiscographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Schlein, Zach (7 January 2016). "Jump Smokers Learned Dance Music From Chicago, and Work Ethic from Pitbull". Miami New Times. Retrieved 2016-11-30.
  2. ^ "Now You See It (feat. Pitbull & Jump Smokers) - Single by Honorebel on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved 2016-11-30.
  3. ^ Charles, Laurie (2014-10-27). "Pitbull & Enrique Iglesias With J Balvin - American Airlines Arena, Miami". Miami New Times. Retrieved 2016-11-30.
  4. ^ "Don't Be a Douchebag - Single by Jump Smokers on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved 2016-11-30.
  5. ^ "Kings of the Dancefloor! (Bonus Track Version) by Jump Smokers on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved 2016-11-30.
  6. ^ a b c "Anti-Chris Brown Song 'My Flow So Tight' Gaining Radio Airplay". MTV News. Retrieved 2016-11-30.