Joshua Gunn aka J. Gunn is a North Carolina-based rapper known for his battle rap prowess. As a member of the collective Thethyrday, he was featured on the group’s The Perfection Xperiment 2 in 2005. His solo album, The Sky…, was distributed online in 2008 and he continued with a mixtape project entitled Earl Manigault, a nod to the street basketball player known as the G.O.A.T. (Greatest Of All Time). He is the co-founder of the Red Eye Lifestyle label, and counts hip hop great MC Lyte as one of his mentors in the game. Gunn was selected as a 2012 BET Music Matters artist.