Jay Rock at 106 & Park, August 29, 2012.  (photo: John Ricard / BET).

Jay Rock

Rapper

Johnny Reed McKinzie Jr., famously known as Jay Rock, is a rising MC and part of West Coast hip hop collective Black Hippy (which also consists of Schoolboy Q, Ab-Soul and Kendrick Lamar). In 2010, he was featured in the XXL Freshman Class and a year later he released his debut album, Follow Me Home. Now the gritty LA spitter is part of the team at Interscope Records, where he's working on new music.