LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23:  ***EXCLUSIVE*** Rappers DJ Paul (L) and Juicy J of Three 6 Mafia pose with singer (M) Akon for a portrait during the 2008 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on November 23, 2008 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Michael Caulfield/Getty Images for AMA)

Juicy J


A veteran in the rap game, Jordan Michael Houston got his start as one-third of the Memphis-based group Three 6 Mafia. In 2006, the group became a duo (consisting of DJ Paul and Juicy J) and won an Academy Award in the Best Original Song category for "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp" from the film Hustle and Flow. As a solo artist, he's now signed to Wiz Khalifa's Taylor Gang Records and prepping for the release of his third solo LP, Stay Trippy, which includes the chart-topping anthem "Bandz a Make Her Dance."